[Release] Magic Home Wifi (Drivers) + MagicHome Manager (App)

Sure, just wanted to check if there wasnโ€™t something going on cross-network with firewall rules or something. The Alexa integration uses cloud control, so it would bypass those rules.

I dug around in the router as, when I thought into this more, I recall having the WiFi guest network set to "Internet only". I was right, this was the case. Removed that setting, still no love for the MagicLights.

I restored the setting as security is more important to me. I'll look back at this in the future after I reignite the fight to get the lights to pair with my main 2.4 WiFi (it was a real battle as my routed doesn't allow for shutting down the 5 WiFi anywhere I can find.)


Iโ€™m wondering if you can control them in the MagicHome app locally from your main network, or if it has to bounce through the cloud. You can check this in the settings of your magic home app.

This sounds like The problem of 2.4 and 5 both having the same SSID. There are some 2.4 only wifi devices (such as that specific LED strip also - my iLife smart vacuum!!) that get confused and won't connect if there is also a 5ghz wifi of the same SSID. The solution for me was to create a 3rd SSID in my access point - I leave my general catch all SSID (I use balance loading between the 2 frequencies) but added 1 more SSID specifically for 2.4 only that is distinct and unique - and once I got it connected I hid the SSID from broadcast so as not to confuse the humans.

Hello! Thanks for all your awesome hard work on this.

Iโ€™m wondering, do you think I might be able to get this controller to work with these drivers?


Happy to help :slight_smile:
Those actually already have a community driver โ€” Milight / easy bulbs . :slight_smile:

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Oh amazing! :raised_hands: Thank you!

What about working with Atomi Smart Lights? Dave's Garage managed to hack into them, but it's a bit too advanced for what I'm looking for right now.

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Iโ€™m going to go out on a limb and say theyโ€™re going to be tough to get running. That being said, they do look like Tuya/Smart Life devices, which I think there are others here who have gotten to work.

The only way to know for sure would be to get my hands on a set of themโ€ฆ

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Forgive me guys. @adamkempenich, I appreciate this is a bit of a long thread and I assume the answer is in here somewhere. I've managed to get my RGBW's working with regards on/off. However how do you enable colour change. Here's my set up?

You might have to go into the device page and set hue, saturation, and level individually.

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And "as if by magic" it works. Outstanding Adam, thanks so much for your help. Amazing!

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Oh, now I have the colours working. Is there a way of changing the warm/cool white. The dashboard tile doesn't have the slider. See image of my other bulbs which have the colour temperature slider....Thanks in advance for your help :+1:

What controller do you have?

Hi, I have a few of these magic home type ones. All of them appear to have the same issue.

Sadly, those models don't accept a color temperature. I do have a WIP driver that lets you calibrate a CCT range using RGB + W channels, but that's quite a way from fruition, if I ever release it... a couple people in the community have seen it, but I don't have an algorithm finished for that model yet.

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Cheers Adam, thanks for your help so far. The RBG is very useful via Hubitat. If I choose to use the whites, I guess I'll use Alexa somehow. I just hate relying on the internet but that's life. Thanks again :+1::smiley:

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I am using this awesome driver - and it has been very successful. I recently had a crazy hub problem and one of the comments made was to review The runtime statistics. I do not feel anything is wrong but the single highest % of busy device in my list by far is this driver at 49%. the Echo speaks is 16% which I use constantly. Are there any values I can adjust to back this down a bit? I don't use it very often, maybe 1-2 times a week as it is a mood light setup in a bedroom.

I don't think '% of Busy' is an accurate reflection of a device's impact on hub performance. Take a look at '% of Total' and you will probably find that while the Magic Home Devices are active (lots of refreshes), they are a minute percentage of the hub's processing time.

Two of my Magic Home lightstrips:


This is accurate.

Unless staff here has a better way to handle this โ€” and last time I asked them, they didn't โ€” refreshes every minute or so are the best way to manage a raw socket connection, especially since the raw socket implementation doesn't currently detect a client-side disconnect.

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