Monoprice 6-Zone Amplifier


The monoprice platform allows you to control Monoprice 6-Zone Amplifier using a serial connection.

To add a Monoprice device to your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
media_player:
  - platform: monoprice
    port: /dev/ttyUSB0
    zones:
      11:
        name: Main Bedroom
      12:
        name: Living Room
      13:
        name: Kitchen
      14:
        name: Bathroom
      15:
        name: Dining Room
      16:
        name: Guest Bedroom
    sources:
      1:
        name: Sonos
      5:
        name: Chromecast

Configuration Variables

port

(string)(Required)The serial port to which Monoprice amplifier is connected.

zones

(integer)(Required)This is the list of zones available. Valid zones are 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 or 16. In case multiple Monoprice devices are stacked together the list of valid zones is extended by 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 or 26 for the second device and 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 or 36 for the third device. Each zone must have a name assigned to it.

sources

(integer)(Required)The list of sources available. Valid source numbers are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6. Each source number corresponds to the input number on the Monoprice amplifier. Similar to zones, each source must have a name assigned to it.

Service snapshot

Take a snapshot of one or more zones’ states. This service, and the following one are useful if you want to play a doorbell or notification sound and resume playback afterward. If no entity_id is provided, all zones are snapshotted.

The following attributes are stored in a snapshot:

  • Power status (On/Off)
  • Mute status (On/Off)
  • Volume level
  • Source
Service data attribute Optional Description
entity_id yes String or list of strings that point at entity_ids of zones.

Service restore

Restore a previously taken snapshot of one or more speakers. If no entity_id is provided, all zones are restored.

Service data attribute Optional Description
entity_id yes String or list of strings that point at entity_ids of zones.