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Primare binding

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Introduction

Primare AB is a Swedish manufacturer of hi-fi and audio and video products such as amplifiers, disc players and tuners. Older Primare devices, are equipped with a RS-232 serial control interface. Communication is asynchronous, an external control device connected to the serial interface has no way of differentiating between status messages triggered by external RS-232 commands or, say, manual operation using the front panel controls.

Currently this binding supports Primare models SP31, SP31.7, SPA20 and SPA21, which, according to Primare documentation, share the same serial control interface. It has been tested with a SPA20 with software v.1.50 Nov 2 2003.

This binding can be used either using a serial port on the OpenHAB controller or a simple IP-to-serial gateway such as an RPi running socat on Raspbian (null modem cable, 4800 bit/s, bits:8, stopbits:1, parity:N).

For installation of the binding, please see the Wiki page Bindings.

Binding Configuration

In order to use the binding, you must specify the primare model (SP31, SP31.7, SPA20 or SPA21), serial port (such as /dev/ttyS0) or hostname / IP address + port combination. A pseudo-tty can be used instead of a real serial port.

################################# Primare Binding ######################################
#
# Add a set of parameters for each Primare device you want to control
# primare:<name>.<parameter>=<value>
#
# Model of the first Primare device to control (SP31|SP31.7|SPA20|SPA21)
# primare:myspa20.model=SPA20
#
# If connected directly to serial port:
# Serial port (or pty) of the first Primare device to control
# primare:myspa20.serial=/dev/ttyAMA0
#
# If connected to TCP-serial converter (such as a linux box running socat):
# Host of the first Primare device to control
# primare:myspa20.host=10.0.0.1
# Port of the first Primare to control
# primare:myspa20.port=8001

Example: Livingroom SPA20 connected to pty symlink /dev/primare

primare:livingroom-spa20.model=SPA20
primare:livingroom-spa20.serial=/dev/primare

Example: Livingroom SPA20 connected to serial gw at 10.21.0.10

primare:livingroom-spa20.model=SPA20
primare:livingroom-spa20.host=10.21.0.10
primare:livingroom-spa20.port=8100

Item Binding Configuration

In order to bind an item to the device, you need to provide configuration settings. The easiest way to do so is to add some binding information in your item file (in the folder configurations/items`). The syntax of the binding configuration strings accepted is the following:

primare="<openHAB-command>:<device-id>:<device-command>[,<openHAB-command>:<device-id>:<device-command>][,...]"

where parts in brackets [] signify optional information.

The openHAB-command is a OpenHAB command (INIT, ON, OFF, *, etc.)

The device-id is the device which is introduced in openhab.cfg (livingroom-spa20 in above example).

The device-command corresponds to the Primare device message (POWER_QUERY, VOLUME_DOWN, etc). See complete list below.

List of predefined Primare SP31/SP31.7/SPA20/SPA21 commands

  • Operate/Standby
    • POWER_QUERY
    • POWER_TOGGLE
    • POWER_ON
    • POWER_OFF
  • Main input
    • MAIN_INPUT_QUERY
    • MAIN_INPUT_UP
    • MAIN_INPUT_DOWN
    • MAIN_INPUT_SET
  • Volume
    • VOLUME_QUERY
    • VOLUME_UP
    • VOLUME_DOWN
    • VOLUME_SET
  • Balance
    • BALANCE_QUERY
    • BALANCE_UP
    • BALANCE_DOWN
    • BALANCE_SET
  • Center
    • CENTER_QUERY
    • CENTER_UP
    • CENTER_DOWN
    • CENTER_SET
  • Surround
    • SURROUND_QUERY
    • SURROUND_UP
    • SURROUND_DOWN
    • SURROUND_SET
  • Back
    • BACK_QUERY
    • BACK_UP
    • BACK_DOWN
    • BACK_SET
  • Sub
    • SUB_QUERY
    • SUB_UP
    • SUB_DOWN
    • SUB_SET
  • Mute
    • MUTE_QUERY
    • MUTE_TOGGLE
    • MUTE_ON
    • MUTE_OFF
  • Dim
    • DIM_QUERY
    • DIM_TOGGLE
    • DIM_ON
    • DIM_OFF
  • Record input
    • RECORD_INPUT_QUERY
    • RECORD_INPUT_UP
    • RECORD_INPUT_DOWN
    • RECORD_INPUT_SET
  • Surround mode
    • SURROUND_MODE_QUERY
    • SURROUND_MODE_UP
    • SURROUND_MODE_SET
  • Verbose
    • VERBOSE_QUERY
    • VERBOSE_TOGGLE
    • VERBOSE_ON
    • VERBOSE_OFF
  • Menu
    • MENU_QUERY
    • MENU_TOGGLE
    • MENU_SET
  • Extra surround mode
    • EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_QUERY
    • EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_TOGGLE
    • EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_ON
    • EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_OFF
  • Front panel lock
    • FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_QUERY
    • FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_TOGGLE
    • FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_ON
    • FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_OFF
  • IR input select
    • IR_INPUT_QUERY
    • IR_INPUT_TOGGLE
    • IR_INPUT_FRONT
    • IR_INPUT_BACK
  • Recall mem
    • RECALL_MEMORY
    • RECALL_MEMORY_DIRECT_USER_SETTINGS
    • RECALL_MEMORY_DIRECT_FACTORY_SETTINGS
    • RECALL_MEMORY_DIRECT_INSTALLER_SETTINGS
  • Input name
    • CURRENT_INPUT_NAME_QUERY
  • Name of productline
    • PRODUCTLINE_QUERY
  • Model
    • MODEL_QUERY
  • Version
    • SW_VERSION_QUERY
  • Late night mode
    • LATE_NIGHT_MODE_QUERY
    • LATE_NIGHT_MODE_TOGGLE
    • LATE_NIGHT_MODE_ON
    • LATE_NIGHT_MODE_OFF
  • Query all variables
    • ALL_QUERY;

Known Issues

In some cases, such as Power on or input status change, the Primare device does not automatically send status messages for all affected system variables, but they need to be queried separately. Currently this is must be handled by rules (see below).

Serial port might not be visible to the binding. A workaround is to add -Dgnu.io.rxtx.SerialPorts=serialport java option to OpenHAB startup script.

Examples

spa20.items:

 // A dummy entry for querying all status variables of device
 // Useful in rules when a full status sync is required
 String livingroomSpa20 {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:ALL_QUERY, SYNCINPUT:livingroom-spa20:CURRENT_INPUT_NAME_QUERY, SYNCSURR:livingroom-spa20:SURROUND_MODE_QUERY"}

 Switch livingroomSpa20Power             "01 Power [%s]"               {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:POWER_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:POWER_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:POWER_OFF"}
 Dimmer livingroomSpa20Input             "02 Input [%.0f]"             {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:MAIN_INPUT_QUERY, INCREASE:livingroom-spa20:MAIN_INPUT_UP, DECREASE:livingroom-spa20:MAIN_INPUT_DOWN"}
 Dimmer livingroomSpa20Volume            "03 Volume [%.0f/100]"        {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:VOLUME_QUERY, INCREASE:livingroom-spa20:VOLUME_UP, DECREASE:livingroom-spa20:VOLUME_DOWN, *:livingroom-spa20:VOLUME_SET"}
 Number livingroomSpa20Balance           "04 Balance [%.0f]"           {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:BALANCE_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:BALANCE_SET"}
 Number livingroomSpa20Center            "05 Center [%.0f/100]"        {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:CENTER_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:CENTER_SET"}
 Number livingroomSpa20Surround          "06 Surround [%.0f/100]"      {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:SURROUND_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:SURROUND_SET"}
 Number livingroomSpa20Back              "07 Back [%.0f/100]"          {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:BACK_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:BACK_SET"}
 Number livingroomSpa20Sub               "08 Sub [%.0f/100]"           {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:SUB_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:SUB_SET"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20Mute              "09 Mute [%s]"                {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:MUTE_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:MUTE_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:MUTE_OFF"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20Dim               "10 Dim [%s]"                 {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:DIM_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:DIM_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:DIM_OFF"}
 Number livingroomSpa20RecordInput       "11 Record input [%.0f]"      {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:RECORD_INPUT_QUERY"}
 Number livingroomSpa20SurroundMode      "12 Surround mode [%.0f]"     {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:SURROUND_MODE_QUERY, *:livingroom-spa20:SURROUND_MODE_SET"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20Verbose           "13 Verbose mode [%s]"        {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:VERBOSE_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:VERBOSE_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:VERBOSE_OFF"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20ExtraSurroundMode "16 Extra surround mode [%s]" {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:EXTRA_SURROUND_MODE_OFF"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20FrontPanelLock    "17 Front Panel lock [%s]"    {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:FRONT_PANEL_LOCK_OFF"}
 Number livingroomSpa20IrInput           "18 IR input [%.0f]"          {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:IR_INPUT_QUERY"}
 String livingroomSpa20CurrentInput      "20 Current input name [%s]"  {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:CURRENT_INPUT_NAME_QUERY"}
 String livingroomSpa20Productline       "21 Productline [%s]"         {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:PRODUCTLINE_QUERY"}
 String livingroomSpa20Model             "22 Model [%s]"               {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:MODEL_QUERY"}
 String livingroomSpa20SwVersion         "23 SW version [%s]"          {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:SW_VERSION_QUERY"}
 Switch livingroomSpa20LateNightMode     "25 Late Night mode [%s]"     {primare="INIT:livingroom-spa20:LATE_NIGHT_MODE_QUERY, ON:livingroom-spa20:LATE_NIGHT_MODE_ON, OFF:livingroom-spa20:LATE_NIGHT_MODE_OFF"}

spa20.sitemap:

sitemap spa20 label="Primare SPA20 binding test"
{
    Frame label="Primare Livingroom SPA20 test"  {
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20Power
        Slider item=livingroomSpa20Input
        Slider item=livingroomSpa20Volume
        Setpoint item=livingroomSpa20Balance step=1 minValue=-20 maxValue=20
        Setpoint item=livingroomSpa20Center   step=1 minValue=-20 maxValue=20
        Setpoint item=livingroomSpa20Surround step=1 minValue=-20 maxValue=20
        Setpoint item=livingroomSpa20Back     step=1 minValue=-20 maxValue=20
        Setpoint item=livingroomSpa20Sub      step=1 minValue=-20 maxValue=20
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20Mute
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20Dim
        Text   item=livingroomSpa20RecordInput
        Selection item=livingroomSpa20SurroundMode mappings=[99=Bypass, 0=Stereo, 1="ProLogicII PL emulation", 2="ProLogicII Cinema", 3="ProLogicII Music", 4="Party", 5="DTS NEO:6 Cinema", 6="DTS NEO:6 Music"]
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20Verbose
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20ExtraSurroundMode
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20FrontPanelLock
        Text   item=livingroomSpa20IrInput
        Text   item=livingroomSpa20CurrentInput
        Text item=livingroomSpa20Productline
        Text item=livingroomSpa20Model
        Text item=livingroomSpa20SwVersion
        Switch item=livingroomSpa20LateNightMode
     }
}

spa20.rules:

import org.openhab.core.library.types.*
import org.openhab.core.persistence.*
import org.openhab.model.script.actions.*

/*
  Query full status after power on (from standby)
  Reason: after power on (standby off), some device variables are reset,
          and OpenHAB item values are out of sync.
 */
rule "Query full status after power on (from standby)"
when
    Item livingroomSpa20Power changed from OFF to ON
then
    sendCommand(livingroomSpa20, "INIT")  // Query all variables
end

/*
  Query current input name after current input update

  Reason: device does not automatically send updates for affected variables
  when current input (number) is changed, so an explicit rule is required
 */
rule "Query current input name after current input update"
when
    Item livingroomSpa20Input changed
then
    // Do not use item livingroomSpa20CurrentInput directly since it
    // displays command name (SYNCINPUT) briefly as the value of item
    sendCommand(livingroomSpa20, "SYNCINPUT")
    sendCommand(livingroomSpa20, "SYNCSURR")
end

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