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Simple controls for the MiLight LED WiFi bridge (also known as LimitlessLED and EasyBulb)

API Overview

API Documentation

Constants

maxBrightness
Signature hs.milight.maxBrightness
Type Constant
Description

Specifies the maximum brightness value that can be used. Defaults to 25

Source extensions/milight/init.lua
minBrightness
Signature hs.milight.minBrightness
Type Constant
Description

Specifies the minimum brightness value that can be used. Defaults to 0

Source extensions/milight/init.lua

Constructors

new
Signature hs.milight.new(ip[, port]) -> bridge
Type Constructor
Description

Creates a new bridge object, which will be connected to the supplied IP address and port

Parameters:

  • ip - A string containing the IP address of the MiLight WiFi bridge device. For convenience this can be the broadcast address of your network (e.g. 192.168.0.255)
  • port - An optional number containing the UDP port to talk to the bridge on. Defaults to 8899

Returns:

  • An hs.milight object

Notes:

  • You can not use 255.255.255.255 as the IP address, to do so requires elevated privileges for the Hammerspoon process
Source extensions/milight/internal.m

Methods

delete
Signature hs.milight:delete()
Type Method
Description

Deletes an hs.milight object

Parameters:

  • None

Returns:

  • None
Source extensions/milight/internal.m
disco
Signature hs.milight:disco() -> bool
Type Method
Description

Cycles through the disco modes

Parameters:

  • None

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent correctly, otherwise false
Source extensions/milight/init.lua
send
Signature hs.milight:send(cmd[, value]) -> bool
Type Method
Description

Sends a command to the bridge

Parameters:

  • cmd - A command from the hs.milight.cmd table
  • value - An optional value, if appropriate for the command (defaults to 0x00)

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent, otherwise false

Notes:

  • This is a low level command, you typically should use a specific method for the operation you want to perform
Source extensions/milight/internal.m
zoneBrightness
Signature hs.milight:zoneBrightness(zone, value) -> integer
Type Method
Description

Sets brightness for the specified zone

Parameters:

  • zone - A number specifying which zone to operate on. 0 for all zones, 1-4 for zones one through four
  • value - A number containing the brightness level to set, between hs.milight.minBrightness and hs.milight.maxBrightness

Returns:

  • A number containing the value that was sent to the WiFi bridge, or -1 if an error occurred
Source extensions/milight/init.lua
zoneColor
Signature hs.milight:zoneColor(zone, value) -> bool
Type Method
Description

Sets RGB color for the specified zone

Parameters:

  • zone - A number specifying which zone to operate on. 0 for all zones, 1-4 for zones one through four
  • value - A number between 0 and 255 that represents a color

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent correctly, otherwise false

Notes:

  • The color value is not a normal RGB colour, but rather a lookup in an internal table in the light hardware. While any number between 0 and 255 is valid, there are some useful values worth knowing:
    • 00 - Violet
    • 16 - Royal Blue
    • 32 - Baby Blue
    • 48 - Aqua
    • 64 - Mint Green
    • 80 - Seafoam Green
    • 96 - Green
    • 112 - Lime Green
    • 128 - Yellow
    • 144 - Yellowy Orange
    • 160 - Orange
    • 176 - Red
    • 194 - Pink
    • 210 - Fuscia
    • 226 - Lilac
    • 240 - Lavendar
Source extensions/milight/init.lua
zoneOff
Signature hs.milight:zoneOff(zone) -> bool
Type Method
Description

Turns off the specified zone

Parameters:

  • zone - A number specifying which zone to operate on. 0 for all zones, 1-4 for zones one through four

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent correctly, otherwise false
Source extensions/milight/init.lua
zoneOn
Signature hs.milight:zoneOn(zone) -> bool
Type Method
Description

Turns on the specified zone

Parameters:

  • zone - A number specifying which zone to operate on. 0 for all zones, 1-4 for zones one through four

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent correctly, otherwise false
Source extensions/milight/init.lua
zoneWhite
Signature hs.milight:zoneWhite(zone) -> bool
Type Method
Description

Sets the specified zone to white

Parameters:

  • zone - A number specifying which zone to operate on. 0 for all zones, 1-4 for zones one through four

Returns:

  • True if the command was sent correctly, otherwise false
Source extensions/milight/init.lua