New Phillips Hue tap Dial Switch

Phillips Hue recently released the Hue tap dial switch which is a great product offering four press buttons and a rotary dimmer in a very neat, wall mountable remote. It offers great potential as a highly configurable all-purpose switch but I cannot get it to work at all with Hubitat.

The official Hue app now allows accessories to register and then be controlled by another app (passed through) but the Hue Bridge integration only allows bulbs, which is very limiting.

The switch pairs directly with Hubitat but is incorrectly identified as a Phillips Dimmer Button controller V2 and does not function.

Any button press appears to be detected as pressing button 4.

Operating the dimmer dial results in a log entry like parse: [raw:catchall: 0104 0008 01 01 0040 00 EBAC 01 00 0000 06 00 01080400, profileId:0104, clusterId:0008, clusterInt:8, sourceEndpoint:01, destinationEndpoint:01, options:0040, messageType:00, dni:EBAC, isClusterSpecific:true, isManufacturerSpecific:false,

I suspect that either a new device driver is needed or a change to the integration app to support more than just bulbs.

Any suggestions?

It looks like there's been some success with the device directly paired to Hubitat:

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Thanks will check it out.

I've been able to use mine paired with the Hue bridge and using the custom App CocoHue.

Thanks, CocoHue was the solution.

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To be honest I haven't actually used the dial within HE, so it would be interesting to hear how you have setup any rules and alike. Given the buttons act as scene triggers, rather than on/off and dim up/down for my other hue dimmer remotes, I have left the controls in the Hue bridge, including the dial. I just detect that I have pressed one of the 4 buttons in HE so I can disable / enable motion lighting.

if we wait, will this get natively integrated to HE?

Curious myself. If I had a copy of the other dimmer drivers I think it would be rather simple to adjust it for this one. You can see the raw commands right in the logs.

Maybe I can play with the Aurora driver to build something.

Btw it looks like push-hold is always the same button response. That's how Hue likes to do these things.

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