Philips TV Ambilight+Hue (Switch) Component
A Switch component for automating the control of the Ambilight+hue setting on a Philips TV, this reveals the current status of the menu setting to Home Assistant, and allows for remote or automated toggling.
Option 1: (recommended)
This repository is compatible with the Home Assistant Community Store (HACS).
After installing HACS, install 'Philips Ambilight+Hue' from the store, and use the
configuration.yaml example below.
Option 2: (manual)
If you have already set up the Ambilight (Light) component, installing this component is very simple, copy the
philips_ambilight+hue directory into your
enter the same username and password as for the ambilight component in the configuration.yaml, along with the IP of the TV, and restart home assistant:
If you have not setup any other Philips TV components, use the tool linked in the Ambilight (Light) component docs to obtain your username and password.
switch: - platform: philips_ambilight+hue name: Ambilight+Hue host: 192.168.1.XXX username: !secret philips_username password: !secret philips_password scan_interval: 5
note: there is often a noticeable lag between Home Assistant sending the request to toggle the setting, and receiving a status update from the API, for this reason, it is advised that you reduce your
scan_interval (in seconds) to suit your needs.