velbus integration is used to control Velbus modules. It supports the Velbus USB, Velbus serial and a TCP/IP gateway.
There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:
- Binary Sensor
The pushbutton LEDs of input modules are disabled by default. These can be enabled from the
Devices panel in the
Configuration page of the web interface.
Adding Velbus to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by taking the following steps:
Browse to your Home Assistant instance.
In the sidebar click on Configuration.
From the configuration menu select: Integrations.
In the bottom right, click on the Add Integration button.
From the list, search and select “Velbus”.
Follow the instruction on screen to complete the set up.
After completing, the Velbus integration will be immediately available for use.
The port string used in the user interface or the configuration file can have 2 formats:
- For a serial device:
- For a TCP/IP device:
- For the VMBSIG module:
velbus.sync clock: Synchronize Velbus time to local clock.
velbus.set_memo_text: Show memo text on Velbus display modules.
You can use the service
velbus.sync clock to synchronize the clock of the Velbus modules to the clock of the machine running Home Assistant. This is the same as the ‘sync clock’ button at the VelbusLink software.
You can use the service
velbus.set_memo_text to provide the memo text to be displayed at Velbus modules like VMBGPO(D) and VMBELO.
|Service data attribute||Optional||Description|
||no||The module address in decimal format, which is displayed at the device list at the integration page.|
||yes||Text to be displayed on module. When no memo text is supplied the memo text will be cleared.|
script: trash_memo: alias: "Trash memo text" sequence: - data: address: 65 memo_text: "It's trash day" service: velbus.set_memo_text
The Velbus integration allows you to link a Velbus button (i.e., a button of a VMBGPOD module) to a controllable entity of Home Assistant. The actual linking can be realized by two automation rules. One rule to control the device using the push button and a second rule to update the LED state of the push button as soon as the entity state changes.
# Control light living from Velbus push_button_10 - id: 'Control_light_living_from_Velbus' alias: "Control light living using Velbus push_button_10" trigger: - entity_id: binary_sensor.push_button_10 platform: state to: "on" condition:  action: - entity_id: light.living service: light.toggle # Keep status LED push_button_10 in sync to status light living - id: 'Update LED of push_button_10' alias: "Update LED state of push_button_10" trigger: - entity_id: light.living platform: state to: "on" - entity_id: light.living platform: state to: "off" condition:  action: - condition: or conditions: - condition: and conditions: - condition: state entity_id: light.led_push_button_10 state: "on" - condition: state entity_id: light.living state: "off" - condition: and conditions: - condition: state entity_id: light.led_push_button_10 state: "off" - condition: state entity_id: light.living state: "on" - entity_id: light.led_push_button_10 service: light.toggle
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