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TIMERS HOW DO THEY WORKS


In the EVE system you can create scheduled events throught the week timer and the week timer calendar components. This two component allow you to set any kind of scenario inside your home, for example turning on a light or increase the temperature of your radiators.

week-timer

WEEK TIMER


 

The week timer allow you to set and record particular scenarios. You can add as much week timers as you want but this component can’t work alone, week timer needs to be set with the component Week timer calendar.

We can explain this kind of component with an example like this: Pretend to have two different type of days, the working day that rappresent your tipical day, and the Traveling day when you are absent from your house more the one day. As you can see the week timer called Working has some differences from the week timer Traveling.

WEEK TIMER WORKING

WEEK TIMER TRAVELING

Before setting the timers inside the Eve remote app, we have to put them inside the week timer calender. So click on the week timer calendar component then the click the component botton and drug and dron in the week timers. 

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WEEK TIMER CALENDAR


 

The week timer calendar is a component that allow you to contain all the week timers you’ve created before. The single week timer will be scheduled as you want throught eve remote app.

INTEGRATION OF THE DROP DOWN MENU IN THE WEEK TIMER CALENDAR

To add a drop down menu to the week timer calendar is pretty simple, add a drop down component to the project. On the middle right on the section values and descriptions you can add values that are going to be liked to the two type of week timers we set before

Now we need to add the components to the week timer calendar, it can easly done by drag and drop the components.

This is how the drop down menu looks inside the EVE remote app.

Now to check how a week timer calendar work with components simply add a switch component into the project, then put it inside the component repository as show in the picture below then upload the project inside your EVE X1 server.

TIMERS IN EVE REMOTE APP (classic view)

In Eve remote app you can set al kind of timers as shown in he video below. You can switch whenever you want the type of week timer. As explained before inside the week timer calendar, if nothing has been selected, the default week timer will be the week timer called working. Then in the video wil be explained how to apply a scenario to a component.

Get you free test here download and try it your self.

Download the test here

SUNSET SUNRISE WITH THE WEEK TIMER CALENDAR

By adding a sunset/sunrise component into the project, it will allow you to pospone or anticipate the execution of an event.

Step 1:

Add the sunset/sunrise component into the project.

How to set up an automatic sunset/sunrise component

Step 2: 

Set the latitude and longitude in the component, 
you can easily find those information online.

How to set the coordinates of your city inside the automatic sunset/sunrise component

step 3:

Upload the project into your serve and open the application Eve remote plus.

Uploading the Eve automation software project

Step 4:

Inside your Eve remote plus account hold for a few secconds the house icon on the top left corner.
Then click the first timer icon, now you are in set mode. 

How to enter in home automaiton timer mode inside the home automation app

Step 5:

  1. Click on the desired object and press the plus icon on the top right.
  2. Set the days and hour and then click on the back arrow on the top left.
  3. Click on the clock icon on the right after the day you have selected.
How to set a home automation timer with the automatic sunset/sunrise component

Note:

The first icon is the one that will add time to the sunrise offset, is the same for the other two icons for the sunset:

1-  This is the sunrise icon that will add time to the sunrise event

2-  This is the sunrise icon that will anticipate the sunrise event

3-  This  is the sunset icon that will add time to the sunset event

4-  This is the sunset icon that will anticipate the sunset event