Hubitat 2.3.1

I’m thrilled with how my Hubitat keeps getting better, and today is the perfect e.g. because they released a new update which is awesome. The feature that has me most excited is the “Sticky trigger”, this comes in two flavors, with the net impact in how much easier it is to write rules like “lock the door after 10 min”. […]

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Hubitat 2.2.9

While it hasn’t always been easy, I am a big fan of my Hubitat C-7 Elevation hub. One of the great things about it, and the other Elevation hubs that the Hubitat keeps on making them more awesome. Today they released the 2.2.9 firmware update which among a HUGE list of changes, drivers, and improvements, also includes some security “enhancements”. […]

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Hubitat Elevation C-7 Home Automation Controller

As a long-time Hubitat Elevation C-5 home automation controller user, I was really looking forward to swapping in their new C-7 hub and reviewing it. While it has worked out for the most part, it wasn’t as clean, easy, or simple as I expected. Device: 00:33​ Features/Functionality: 2:24​ Stability/Performance: 21:28​ Migration: 24:30​ Support: 24:45​ Wrapping Up: 26:16​ Tangent: 27:00​ Back […]

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Hubitat Adds Subscription Service To Model

I’ve been using a Hubitat Elevation home automation controller, aka hub, for a few years now, and I generally like it. A lot. But, it’s not perfect, and one of the things that makes it not perfect is that the backups don’t include radio information. Which means that they aren’t real backups. If your hub dies, or you want to […]

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A Triumph for Home Automation

Last night, er… this morning, I was rudely awoken by my Google Home. But, I’m glad I was because one of our sump pumps had failed and there was water in the basement. What could have easily been a massive mess, was just a bit of water around the pit, and couple inconvenient hours as I pulled the pump out […]

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Hubitat updating Rules engine to 3.0

Hubitat has posted about an update coming to their hubs. Names Rules Engine 3.0 it sets to replace the current 2.5 version. That have added much more flexibility, for my use case. Having a script that is editable, else and elseif now available, and better changes to UI to handle all rules on one screen. (vs the multiple clicks it […]

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