Here is my setup in each room: * Kensgrove Home Depot ceiling fan (mute) with light and RF remote control * Wired to a simple on / off switch box * And configured with a Bond Bridge via homebridge-bond, which can send fan speed switching on / off Problems with this configuration: * If someone kills the box switch (by pressing it or via homekit), then any Bond command to the fan will also fail naturally. But this means that “turn on my fan” will not work unless the person also knows that the associated switch must be turned on * Physical (and therefore virtual, Bond) remote control can only switch the light and so the light state does not synchronizes frequently. . This means that using scenes that change the light are risky (a sleeping scene that tries to turn off the light will turn it on if the light is turned on. Has anyone else used such a setup? Some ideas: * I could finish the switch and keep the fan connected. 24/7, only remotely controlled, but the IR is finnick enough that I don’t trust it to work.If I’m away from home I won’t be able to trust any of the fans are actually off * I could try to find a way to group the Switch box and the fan controls using the homebridge, so that every time the fan or the fan light is on, the switch is sure to be on, but I’m not sure how to do this only in the _on_ direction (Because I wouldn’t want the switch to be turned off when you turn off the fan or the fan light.) Because a group of accessories wouldn’t do the job, i think i might need to write a homebridge plugin for this? Any experience or idea would be appreciated!
How to keep the non-homekit ceiling fan synchronized on the Cassette switch and IR Bond control?
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