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Note when the power is back on a hue lamp

#1

Need help with a flow on the following

I have a hue lamp that I switch off the power via an old twilight relay (not smart).
I see in the Hue app that the lamp is not in contact when the relay is off and when it is on, it is contactable.
When the power is cut, the lamp is on and when it is lit it is on. So no status change on the lamp via any flow. Only remember what it was when the power was cut and when the power is back.

So i need a flow that gets me a notification when the power i back . There is no power current or volt value from the lamp only the status on and dimming value. Which never changes.

Is there any flow that can make this notification?
Thanks

#2

Sadly no, if you cut the power off the lamp homey cant do anything anymore with the lamp because the connection to the lamp is gone.

#3

I think the idea is that Homey should be able to generate an event when the connection has been lost, or re-established.

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#4

Maybe they implement that with the Zigbee rewrite??

#5

:unicorn:

#6

Issue has already been , discussed on the forum… (use search)
Or click the link below

#7

yes i want to know when lmpan loses or gets back the power. so there is no solution to this?

#8

this link does not help me get a note when the power is back to the lamp. or I miss something

#9

But in the link there is some statements that it’s not gonna work. So what else u wanna know?

#10

ok you mean so. Then I’m with you. there is no solution to my question then.
Thank you for helping. :slight_smile:

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#11

K[quote=“Rottan, post:8, topic:12368, full:true”]
this link does not help me get a note when the power is back to the lamp. or I miss something
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What do you want to do in the flow?
The “power up behaviour” is the only thing you can really change.

As described in the other thread: you are using a smart bulb in a way that is is not intended to be used.
So the trigger you are looking for is not available…

Right solution wouls be:
Keep the hue on constant power (do not put it behind the switch)
If you need the switch: replace it by a smart switch (many solution in this forum, when you search on switch)