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alexa app routine
« on: December 18, 2023, 12:34:27 pm »
I have a scene with a motion sensor that will turn on a light when triggered. I only want the scene enabled at night time and disabled during the day. can a routine accomplish this?

Re: alexa app routine
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2023, 12:58:35 pm »
Short answer: yes

Long answer:

Routine:

When (sensor) detects motion
Every Day (or selected days of week)
2030-0700 (or your selected times)

(scene) on

Then you may wish to set up a second routine to turn things off again unless you use a "Wail" command in the first routine to turn things off again.  I find this gives me more flexability

When (sensor) does not detect motion for 5 (user selectable) minutes
Every Day (or other - see above)
2030-0700

(scene) off

Re: alexa app routine
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2023, 01:37:58 pm »
I have a routine when I say goodnight it turns off all interior lights. I added to the routine to wait 10 minutes then turn on motion sensor scene. Then I made another routine to turn off scene at sunrise but scene stays enabled all the time.

Re: alexa app routine
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2023, 10:17:12 am »
Ah...  Sorry, can't help you with that one

Kyle