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🇬🇧 Easykon for KNX | Compatible Accessories

Compatibility table with Freedompro App, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT (trigger and action) and Home Assistant

ACCESSORY

FREEDOMPRO
APP

APPLE
HOMEKIT

GOOGLE
ASSISTANT

AMAZON
ALEXA

IFTTT

HOME
ASSISTANT

TRIGGER

ACTION

Light

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Thermostat

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

Outlet

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Window covering

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

Switch

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Fan

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

Smoke sensor

yes

yes

no

no

yes

no

yes

Contact sensor

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

no

yes

Occupancy sensor

yes

yes

no

no

yes

no

yes

Light sensor

yes

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

Temperature sensor

yes

yes

no

yes

no

no

yes

CO2 sensor

yes

yes

no

no

yes

no

no

Humidity sensor

yes

yes

no

no

no

no

yes

Leak sensor

on the way

yes

no

no

yes

no

yes

Motion sensor

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

no

yes

Door

on the way

no

yes 1 - 3

yes

no

yes

yes

Garage door

on the way

no

yes 1 - 3

yes

no

yes

yes

Gate

on the way

no

yes 1 - 3

no

no

yes

yes

Lock

on the way

no

yes 3

yes 4

yes

yes

yes

Scene

yes

no

yes 1

yes 2

no

yes

no

Window

on the way

no

yes 1 - 3

no

no

yes

yes

Light (3 Bytes)

on the way

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

Scene (1 Byte)

yes

no

yes 1

yes 2

no

yes

no

Humidity sensor (2 Bytes)

on the way

yes

no

no

no

no

no

1 In the current version of the Google Home App, the control of the indicated accessories is exclusively through voice commands (last update March 2022).

2 In the current version of Alexa App scenes can be managed just with voice control (last update October 2020).

3 On Google platform, these accessories can be used just with a security code. You can set it up in the Freedompro app.

4 On Amazon Alexa platform, it is possible to decide if you want to manage the lock with your App and/or your voice. To unlock the lock you have to use a security code. You can set it up in the Alexa App.

Easykon for KNX is certified by Apple and works with Apple HomeKit while Easykon Lite for KNX is not compatible with Apple HomeKit because based on Raspberry Pi hardware.

 

Compatible accessories

The accessories on the KNX system are mapped within Easykon and made available on the Apple HomeKit, Google and Amazon Alexa Apps and voice assistants. Each accessory category is characterised by one or more parameters that you will find described in this article.

Light

The Light HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) accessory controls the turning on and off, the intensity/dimming, saturation and colour of a light source. The different parameters to configure inside Easykon are on/off, brightness, saturation and colour.

Parameters:

On/Off

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = false
1 = true

Brightness

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 0%
255 = 100%

Saturation

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 0% 
255 = 100%

Colour

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 0%  
255 = 100%

Thermostat

The thermostat accessory is useful for controlling the room temperature, changing it and managing it.

Parameters:

Cooling-Heating

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = cooling 
1 = heating

Current temperature

Group address Command 

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 bytes

Set temperature

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 bytes

Outlet

The outlet accessory allows you to control switching on or off an outlet.

Parameter:

On/Off

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = false
1 = true

Window covering

The window covering accessory manages the opening and closing of window coverings.

Parameter:

Position

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 100% (open)
255 = 0% (closed)

Switch

The switch accessory allows you to use a generic actuator to manage different devices.

Parameter:

On/Off

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = false
1 = true

Fan

The fan accessory controls switching on, off and adjusting the fan speed.

Parameters:

On/Off

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = false 
1 = true

Rotation speed

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 0%
255 = 100%

Smoke sensor

The smoke sensor accessory detects the presence of smoke in a particular environment.

Parameter:

Smoke detected

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = smoke not detected     
1 = smoke detected

Contact sensor

The contact sensor accessory detects whether a contact is open or closed.

Parameter:

Contact sensor status

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = open 
1 = closed

Occupancy sensor

The occupancy sensor accessory detects the presence of a person in an environment.

Parameter:

Presence detected

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = presence not detected 
1 = presence detected

Light sensor

The light sensor accessory detects the amount of light present in an environment.

Parameter:

Light level

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 bytes

Temperature sensor

The temperature sensor accessory detects the temperature of a room.

Parameter:

Current temperature

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 bytes

CO2 sensor

The CO2 sensor accessory detects the level of carbon dioxide present in an environment and if the set threshold level is exceeded.

Parameters:

CO2 threshold exceeded

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = CO2 in the norm     
1 = CO2 higher than threshold level

CO2 level

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 bytes

Humidity sensor

The humidity sensor accessory (1 Byte) detects the percentage of humidity in the air.

Parameter:

% of humidity detected

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255
0 = 0%
255 = 100%

Leak sensor

The leak sensor accessory detects the presence of water.

Parameter:

Leak detected

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = no leak detected     
1 = leak detected

Motion sensor

The motion sensor accessory detects motion in an area.

Parameter:

Motion detected

 

 

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = no motion detected     
1 = motion detected

Door

The door accessory manages the open and closing of a door.

Parameter:

Position

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255 
0 = 0% 
255 = 100%

To use the Door accessory in Google, you have to use a security code. Set it in the Freedompro app.
Using Google platform, it is possible to manage doors only with voice commands.

Gate

The gate accessory controls the open and closing of a gate.

Parameter:

Position

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255 
0 = 0% 
255 = 100%

To use the Gate accessory in Google, you have to use a security code. Set it in the Freedompro app.
Using Google platform, it is possible to manage gates only with voice commands.

Garage door

The garage door accessory manages the open and closing of a garage door.

Parameter:

Position

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

whole values from 0 to 255 
0 = 0% 
255 = 100%

To use the Garage door accessory, you have to use a security code. Set it in the Freedompro app.
Using Google platform, it is possible to manage garage doors only with voice commands.

Scene

The scene accessory allows you to activate a scene configured in the KNX plant, use this category for scenes that use 1 Bit, later in this list, you will find the scenes that use 1 Byte.

Parameter:

Scene trigger

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

no

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

1 (scene triggered)

In Google and Amazon Alexa platforms it is possible to activate scenes just with voice commands.
The scene accessory is not compatible with Apple HomeKit so it does not have the possibility to have additional features (available just on that platform).

Lock

The lock accessory allows to lock or unlock a lock.

Parameter:

Lock control

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

 

0 = locked     
1 = unlocked

In the Alexa App, in the lock settings it is possible to activate or deactivate the unlocking through App and voice control. If you activate these last ones, follow the steps in the App to set your unlock code.

Window

The window accessory controls the opening of a window.

Parameter:

Position

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 5

Length

1 byte

Allowed values

 

whole values from 0 to 255 
0 = 0% 
255 = 100%

To use the Window accessory with Google, you have to use the security code. Set it in the Freedompro app.
Using Google platform, it is possible to manage windows only with voice commands.

Light (3 Bytes)

The RGB (Red, Green, Blue) Light accessory allows you to control the turn on/off of a light, its colour, saturation and brightness.

Parameters:

On/off

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 1

Length

1 bit

Allowed values

0 = false
1 = true

RGB

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

yes

Data Point information

ID 232

Length

3 Bytes

Scene (1 Byte)

The Scene accessory allows to activate a scene configured in the KNX system. You can insert the group address connected to the scene, that has 1 Byte length and the number connected to the specific scene you want to activate using this accessory on Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT platforms.

Parameters:

Scene trigger

Group address Command

yes

Group address Status

no

Data Point information

ID 17

Length

1 Byte

Allowed values

From 1 to 64 (select it in the Scene number parameter)

Scene number

Allowed values

From 1 to 64

In Google and Amazon Alexa platforms it is possible to activate scenes just with voice commands.
The scene accessory is not compatible with Apple HomeKit so it does not have the possibility to have additional features (available just on that platform).

Humidity sensor (2 Bytes)

The Humidity sensor accessory (2 Bytes) detects the humidity percentage in the air.

Parameter:

% of humidity detected

Group address Command

no

Group address Status

no

Data Point information

ID 9

Length

2 Bytes

Additional accessory features

Each accessory is characterised by a name and a set of predefined parameters.

The accessories light, window covering, outlet, fan, smoke sensor, contact sensor, occupancy sensor, light sensor, temperature sensor, CO2 sensor, Humidity sensor, leak sensor and motion sensor allow also to have a maximum of two additional features besides the main one. The additional features are supported by Apple only.

Use additional features when configuring accessories that combine different features into one physical object. For example, you can configure a ceiling fan as a Light accessory with the related parameters and insert the additional Fan feature, so as to control both functions from a single graphic element in the Apps.

The accessories door, window, garage door, scene, lock and gate are not compatible with Apple platform so they do not support additional features and cannot be used for this function.

 

 


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