Problems turning off the Nanoleaf A19 bulb using a scene

Cupertino, October 11, 2023

I'm completely new to all of this so I hope this is a stupid misunderstanding for newbies. I work from home a lot these days and I wanted to have a light in front of the door that would show if I was on a call so my family wouldn't disturb me. A smart light bulb in the hallway seemed like the easiest way to go, so I picked up a Nanoleaf A19. I was able to connect it to the home app and can control it fine there. I found some articles online that describe how to run a script when the camera turns on and off, so I'll control the light with a shortcut that I can then trigger from the command line using "shortcut run". I created two scenes: "Working" which turns the light on 100% and turns it red, and "Not working" which turns it off. The work scene works fine, I can select it in the Home app and the light turns red. I can also run it via a shortcut. However, the scene Doesn't, um, doesn't work. The light goes out, but only momentarily, then the light returns to 100% to a normal bulb color, and the Not Working scene is disabled. This happens when I select the scene in the Home app and also if I run it through a shortcut. I thought the light bulb might have a default state that it remembers or something, but I can manually turn off the light bulb in Home, but if I click Work and then it doesn't work, it comes back on. Any ideas what could be going on?

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