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Script to toggle my Philips Hue lights on and off using a Raspberry Pi and a button
#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
'''
This script toggles lights on and off using the phue library and a physical switch
It is started on boot in /etc/rc.local with this line:
python /home/pi/light_button_control/light_button_control.py &
'''
from time import sleep
import RPi.GPIO as GPIO
import time
from phue import Bridge
GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM)
GPIO.setup(7, GPIO.IN)
b = Bridge()
def toggle_lights():
lights = b.get_light_objects()
on = False
for light in lights:
if light.on:
on = True
break
if on:
b.set_group(0,'on',False)
else:
b.set_light(['Entrée','Frigo','Chambre'],'on',True)
prev_input = 0
while True:
#take a reading
input = GPIO.input(7)
#if the last reading was low and this one high, print
if ((not prev_input) and input):
print("Button pressed")
toggle_lights()
#update previous input
prev_input = input
#slight pause to debounce
time.sleep(0.05)
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