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We are going to discover together the RGBIC Smart LED Strip Lights – L3 Pro from SONOFF. We would like to thank them for providing us with this material.

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Box Contents:
A standard USB cable and a USB-C cable.
A connection box.
A 5-meter roll of RGB LED lights.
A brief guide for initial setup.

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1. Getting Started

1.1 Installation of the L3 Pro

Box on the side of the LED strip

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LED strip connector

We just need to connect the LED strip in the box

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LED strip is connected

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Ready to run

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1.2 First Connection

Connecting the USB-C cable on the box side. The box and the LED strip start flashing in blue.


In Flashing Mode

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1.3 Installing the eWeLink to Manage L3 Pro

We go to Apple Store for iOS or Google Play for Android.

In the Apple Store:

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Log in to our eWeLink account.

If you don’t have one, you can register one.

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Click on “Add”, then click on “Bluetooth Pairing”. The pairing will be done by itself after clicking on “Next”. Choose a room and click on “Done”.

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Click on the 3 small dots at the top left. Go to “WiFi Settings”, and click on “Press here to connect WiFi”. We enter our SSID and WiFi password, and click on “Save”.

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And now the LED Strip is connected to our WiFi and we can play with it.

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The LED strip is waterproof, only the connection part must be protected, I installed it in a junction box and the strip sits on my terrace.

2. Integration on Jeedom

To communicate with the LED strip on Jeedom needs a plugin. eWeJee we go to the management of plugins then on the market and finally, we install the eWeJee plugin.

Configure your eWeJee account and save

Go to “Plugins>Connected Objects>eWeJee

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Click on “Synchronize Cloud”

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Your LED strip appears.

You can play with it now. We cannot yet retrieve RGBIC animations natively via the plugin, because the API does not allow it for the moment.

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2.1 Scenario Example

In this scenario, we turn on the LED at sunset (via our conductor) and turn it off 3 hours after the start of it via the time _op function (for more php function example)

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2.2 Using RGBIC Scenes

RGBIC animations not working, you have to cheat a bit by going through the scenes in eWeLink via Alexa.

First, we create a scene with the ‘ + ‘

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We choose the action, touch to perform

We add the smart device action in ‘Then’

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Then, we select the material.

In our case, we want the LED to light up and do the RGBIC magic advancement animation.

Click ‘Save’.

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Let’s look at Alexa automatically detects the scene.

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Now we go to Alexa API on Jeedom and launch a scan.

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Once the scan is complete, then we go to Alexa Smart Home and then to Scenes. You will see your scene listed.

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From there, you can trigger the scene via any scenario or virtual.

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It’s over here.

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Stephane BOUTHET

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Loïc Phoenix Castillo