Category: HOMEAUTOMATION

SONOS: Controlling the LED’s as you want, when you want :-)

Martin 06/02/2018

During night hours, it could be great just to say: “When the sun goes down, turn off the LED’s on my Sonos devices”, and when the sun rises, turn them on again 🙂 From the Sonos APP, you can do it manually, but thats not we want! Luckily I found this scripts from Simon Dettling (https://msitproblog.com/2016/01/04/hacking-sonos-using-windows-powershell/), where he made a Sonos Controller from Powershell. I just wanted a one-command-file and not a menu option for… SONOS: Controlling the LED’s as you want, when you want 🙂

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HOMEAUTOMATION: Build your own speaker proxy for your SONOS speakers

Martin 06/02/2018

Already have your Home Automation Solution running, and need it to “speak” through your Sonos speakers? Well this job is easily achieved, with the “SONOS HTTP API” from “Jishi” on GitHub (https://github.com/jishi/node-sonos-http-api) First you need to install NODE 4.0 and above on your Home Automation server, NAS, RPi or what ever you have laying around, for Windows, Mac and Linux you can download it here: https://nodejs.org/en/download/ After you have installed it (In this example Windows), get the… HOMEAUTOMATION: Build your own speaker proxy for your SONOS speakers

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