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Hi all,

I know this is something simple but @#@)(*$&#(*&@#$# I am confusing myself here. I want to flash the LEDs on all my keypad buttons when my garage is open. I want it to go in a loop till the garage door is closed then the colors on the keypad keys must go back to normal. The question is how do you keep looping them I have:

Garage Door Opened

Set Key 1 > Led Color Red etc etc etc = but I want them to constantly flash 

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1 hour ago, ILoveControl said:

I want to flash the LEDs on all my keypad buttons when my garage is open.

As there is no 'flash' mode on keypad button LEDs by design, as flash is annoying, the only way to do this is to send on / off commands to the keypads for every flash on / flash off.

This causes a large number of Zigbee packets on the network, and *really* is not recommended.

That said, if you wanted to do it, the best way would be to create a repeating timer in the Timer agent, put programming to toggle the LED when the timer goes off (if needed, use a separate variable to track state), start the timer when the door is opened, and stop the timer (and set the LEDs to the 'off color') when the door is closed.

RyanE

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1 hour ago, ILoveControl said:

Hi all,

I know this is something simple but @#@)(*$&#(*&@#$# I am confusing myself here. I want to flash the LEDs on all my keypad buttons when my garage is open. I want it to go in a loop till the garage door is closed then the colors on the keypad keys must go back to normal. The question is how do you keep looping them I have:

Garage Door Opened

Set Key 1 > Led Color Red etc etc etc = but I want them to constantly flash 

no experience with this driver but it says LED Blinking
https://drivercentral.io/platforms/control4-drivers/utility/keypad-enhancer/

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On 4/6/2021 at 1:04 AM, RyanE said:

Keep in mind that it also will be sending Zigbee packets for on/off, so I still would not recommend doing this on a large number of keypad buttons, and/or having the blink be very rapid.

RyanE

 

I got this right once but I could see there was some issues since it sent those Zigbee packets. So the question remains what would be the best way then to give me a friendly nudge that the garage door is open. The whole reason that I wanted to do this was for some reason I think either the wife of 5 year keeps pressing it by mistake. I want to find a way to tell me if the garage door is open during a time of day mostly worried late at night. 

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53 minutes ago, ILoveControl said:

I got this right once but I could see there was some issues since it sent those Zigbee packets. So the question remains what would be the best way then to give me a friendly nudge that the garage door is open. The whole reason that I wanted to do this was for some reason I think either the wife of 5 year keeps pressing it by mistake. I want to find a way to tell me if the garage door is open during a time of day mostly worried late at night. 

Push alert to phone 

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5 hours ago, ILoveControl said:

I got this right once but I could see there was some issues since it sent those Zigbee packets. So the question remains what would be the best way then to give me a friendly nudge that the garage door is open. The whole reason that I wanted to do this was for some reason I think either the wife of 5 year keeps pressing it by mistake. I want to find a way to tell me if the garage door is open during a time of day mostly worried late at night. 

I sue backlight colours to warm me of issues:

1. Red = power cut

2. Blue = water outage

3. Green = alarm has gone off

4. Red (and siren) = alarm has gone off and a second sensor has sense movement (been opened) so it is unlikely this is a false alarm

I need to re-think the 2 uses of red...

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