Fixer


The fixer sensor will show you the current exchange rate from Fixer.io which is using data from the European Central Bank (ECB).

To get an overview about the available currencies.

Setup

You need to create an API key. There is a rate limit of 1000 calls per month.

Configuration

To enable this sensor, add the following lines to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: fixer
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY
    target: CHF

Configuration Variables

api_keystringRequired

Your API key for Fixer.io.

targetstringRequired

The symbol of the target currency.

namestring(Optional, default: Exchange rate)

Name to use in the frontend.

Details about the API are available in the Fixer.io documentation.