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Topic # 242739 12-Nov-2018 11:54
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Greetings to all from Christchurch.

 

Just completed a new wooden deck here at home. Looking for an outdoor LED strip, controllable with my echo dot. Phillips has one which definitely ticks all the boxes,  but as expected is quite expensive. Have done a Google search, have not found anything local as yet.

 

Anyone out there, come across anything?

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Davelaughinglaughing 

 

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  Reply # 2124032 12-Nov-2018 12:37
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Not interested in DIY?

 

 

 





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  Reply # 2124084 12-Nov-2018 13:07
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Hey there,

 

thanks for your reply.

 

By DIY, what exactly do you mean?


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2124085 12-Nov-2018 13:08
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DJO:

 

Hey there,

 

thanks for your reply.

 

By DIY, what exactly do you mean?

 

 

Do it yourself.....ie build your own





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  Reply # 2124130 12-Nov-2018 13:31
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outdoor LED strip
sonoff wifi controller
alexa
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profit





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  Reply # 2124237 12-Nov-2018 15:49
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5V WS2811 strips are cheap as chips off AliExpress. Add in a USB power supply, and an Arduino+WiFi shield or ESP8266. Job's done :)

 

 


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  Reply # 2124239 12-Nov-2018 16:01
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Sounds interesting, I will investigate it.

 

I guess my problem is that if it is too complicated I get lostfrown

 

 still, it is always useful to give things a try, you never know what you may learn!

 

Cheers,

 

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  Reply # 2131294 21-Nov-2018 20:54
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The magichome controllers off aliexpress have ok alexa support. The IFTTT support seems a bit slow to be as useful as I would like but its there.

 

Get some 24v LED strip and a 24v powerbrick and away you go. "Alexa, set patio to red" etc is about the limit, they dont seem to let you choose from the cycling modes etc.

 

There is also one that does the ws2812 LEDs as well, but the one I got was 12v only, and my strips are all 5v so I havent actually seen what the patterns look like etc on it.





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