Here’s a quick guide to learn how to complete the mapping procedure and choose which of your KNX system accessories to connect to the Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT and Home Assistant worlds.
Access the Easykon for KNX web interface to map the accessories. For each one, enter a name, choose the correct category and complete the parameters with the group addresses of Command and Status.
Access using the IP address
You can access the Easykon for KNX interface directly from your local network using the IP address that has been assigned to Easykon by your router.
Easykon for KNX IP address
You can find the Easykon IP address by using a software that scans the local network, such as Lanscan for MAC operating systems or Advanced IP scanner for Windows. You can also find the IP address on the configuration page of your router.
Follow these steps to access the web interface:
Enter the Easykon IP address in the browser
Click on "Sign in" (or "Login")
Press the "Sign in / Unpairing" button on the Easykon device installed on the DIN bar
Now you will see the Easykon for KNX interface and you can map your accessories.
Mapping KNX Accessories and using interface
The Easykon for KNX web interface allows you to map the system accessories and make them compatible with the Apple HomeKit, Google and Amazon Alexa systems automatically.
The accessory configuration area
Here you can add, modify or delete accessories and features, you can also search among those already mapped.
You can do the search based on the accessory name, using the bigger bar, or filter them by category. If you enter inside of an object to configure it, when you came back you will find the list with the filter still active.
You cannot change the primary feature of an accessory. If you want to change it, create a new accessory and delete the previous one.
To change an accessory:
Enter the accessory parameters by clicking on the edit icon
Change the name, parameters or features
Click on "Save" to complete the operation
The KNX project import area
In order to make accessory mapping even easier and faster, the KNX project structure can be imported directly into the Easykon for KNX interface. You can choose to import an .xml file or directly the .knxproj project file.
Even faster mapping! You can import the file .knxproj or .xml generated in ETS, view the structure of your KNX project and drag the group address directly in the web interface for even faster configuration.
To upload the project:
Click on the icon at the top right and then "Select file"
Select the file to import .xml or .knxproj
Click on "Import" to complete the operation
Well, now that you have mapped the accessories that interest you, control them with the platform of your choice, Apple HomeKit, Google, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT and Home Assistant.