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LG Hombot/VParquet vacuum cleaner robot [published v0.9.4]
LG Hombot/VParquet support for Homey
The LG Hombot/VParquet vacuum cleaner does NOT have network-capabilities by default. However, since it has a USB port, you can upgrade the firmware, load custom firmware and equip it with a Wifi dongle. How to do this is explained here:
- Dutch: http://www.domotica.center/robotstofzuiger-lg-hombot-vparquet/
- German: http://www.roboter-forum.com/showthread.php?10009-LG-Hombot-3-0-(VR6260-VR6270-VR6340)-WLAN-Steuerung-per-Weboberfl%E4che
- English: http://www.roboter-forum.com/showthread.php?10009-LG-Hombot-3-0-%28VR6260-VR6270-VR6340%29-WLAN-Steuerung-per-Weboberfl%E4che&p=107354&viewfull=1#post107354
If you don't do this, you cannot control the vacuum cleaner with Homey using this app.
You need to have the (local) IP-address of your receiver to add the device to Homey (There is no discovery (yet)).
The following cards will be enabled in the flow:
- Start cleaning
- Pause cleaning
- Return to loadingstation.
Use at your own risk, I accept no responsibility for any damages caused by using this app.
App has been finished, will be added to the app store as soon as the app store is online again. Already posted this for people who want to control their LG Hombot vacuum cleaner with Homey, so they can see the requirements