The Elgato Lights sets the bar for high-end studio lightning. The LED lights are created and designed specifically for streamers and content creators, many of whom operate on platforms like YouTube and Twitch.
The following light productions from Elgato have been tested with this integration:
Adding Elgato Light to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by using this My button:
Elgato Light can be auto-discovered by Home Assistant. If an instance was found, it will be shown as Discovered. You can then set it up right away.
If it wasn’t discovered automatically, don’t worry! You can set up a manual integration entry:
Browse to your Home Assistant instance.
In the sidebar, select Settings.
From the configuration menu, select Devices & Services.
In the bottom right, select the Add Integration button.
From the list, search and select Elgato Light.
Follow the instructions on screen to complete the setup.
This integration adds the Key Light device as a light in Home Assistant, and allows you to control the color temperature, brightness, and its on/off state.
When using the Elgato Light Strip, color support is automatically detected and enabled in Home Assistant.
Besides the above mentioned light entity, this integration also provides other secondary entities that can be useful for monitoring and controlling your Elgato light.
If you have a Key Light Mini, Home Assistant will provide an additional sensor that indicates the level of your battery in percent (%).
If you have a Key Light Mini, Home Assistant will provide an additional switch that allows the control of the “Studio mode” of your light. When studio mode is enabled, your battery will not be used and bypassed.
The identify service shortly blinks the Elgato light. Originally meant as a way to identify which light you are talking to; it can also be used as a service to create a visual notification.
This service also works when the light is turned off and will turn off the light after the identification sequence has been completed.
|Service data attribute||Optional||Description|
||Yes||String or list of Elgato light entity IDs.|
Example automation, in YAML format, that triggers a visual notification when a binary sensor (a doorbell) is triggered:
- alias: Visual doorbell notification example trigger: - platform: state entity_id: binary_sensor.doorbell to: "on" action: - service: elgato.identify target: entity_id: light.elgato_key_light