The motor may only be operated after reading these safety instructions, failing to do so might cause serious harm.
- Do not operate a blind which in any way is damaged
- Charging of battery operated blinds, only with suitable chargers
- only operate the blind within the prescribed environmental situation
- the motor may only be used in combination with the recommended and suitable power source, originally supplied with the blind.
- A remote control is considered NOT to be a children's toy
- window decoration motors should be replaced when the rated cycle limitation is reached
THIS DOCUMENT IS WORK IN PROGRESS
This guide focusses on the Ease blinds which are part of the HomeMaticIP system. For more information on the HomeMaticIP system in general go to the following links:
Control a shade from the app¶
Use the app to operate (open, close, stop) a blind.
Select the room containing shades.
Shades are displayed.
All allows for controlling all shades at once.
After selecting the up or down button a stop button appears
To have more detailed control over a shade select the area next to the control buttons.
Sliders allow for detailed control
Automate shade movement¶
Blind automations like time and solar schedules are stored inside the blind so a schedule will always execute as long as the blind has power.
To activate blinds at a specific time (or at sunrise/sunset) they need to be put in a
Some things to keep in mind when creating
- You can group together multiple shades in one
time profile. But only group them when they are supposed to have exactly the same schedules.
- It is preferred to put shades of different height in different
- You will keep maximum flexibility when you put each shade in a separate
time profile. But it will take the most effort managing it.
Open the options menu
Scroll down and select Time profiles
Select + to add a new time profile.
Select Shutter profile and enter a name.
Select + to add products to the
Make a selection from the displayed products.
When finished select
Products are now added. Select
Time profile to create time or solar triggers.
Select + to add a trigger.
Select Switching time
10 Select at which days you want this trigger to be active.
11 Set the time for this trigger.
12 Set the position of the shade
Select back in the top-left corner when ready.
Select save in the top-right corner when finished with all time profiles
Check motor/remote firmware version¶
Press bottom right menu button more
Select Device overview
Select the device
Select the info button in the top right corner
Notice the firmware
Check App version¶
Press bottom right menu button more
Select info and support
Notice the App version
Adjust end limits¶
Press bottom right menu button
Select Device overview -> select device -> Adjust final position
Choose the limit you want to set (e.g. double roller)
Follow the instructions and save using the check mark in the top right corner
Adjust motor speed¶
An Ease blind can run at different speeds. For example, you can make the blind run at high speed when you operate using a remote and make it run (very) slow when it is triggered by a time schedule.
To select different speeds:
Press bottom right more button
Select Device overview -> select device -> set motor speed
Choose the speed you want to change and select one of the available speeds.
Option 4 speed depends per blind type.
When finished save by using the checkmark in the top right corner.
Add Blockage (lockout) protection¶
Use a door sensor to detect whether a door/window is open and prevent a shade from running into the open window or being locked outside.
Lockout protection only works with shades which are on a time or solar schedule. Manual control -by remote or app- will not be blocked by lockout protection.
Make sure the sensor is powered up and have the corresponding QR code sticker available.
Teach in the door sensor, assign it to a room and give it a proper name.
For detailed instructions on teaching in a device look here
During teach-in the task or "application" of the sensor needs to be defined. Select Security
Follow the instructions until you return to the home screen
Open the sidebar again and select Shutter configuration followed by Lockout protection
Select +, Select the shade and the sensor and finish the procedure.
For sunrise and sunset based automations, define the location of your system.
Press top left menu button
Select Settings -> Location + Time zone
Enter your location
Back to the main menu and select location data
Verify the location is correct
Add shades to the remote¶
this explains how to add a blind to a remote
Press bottom right menu button
Select Device overview
Select the remote
Select the Button # you want assign the blind to
Select Remote ... - Group #
select the +, a list of available blinds will appear
Select a blind
Select Done if you are ready, or select + if you want to add another blind
After pressing Done, press the Back
Press Error / imortant information , a info window will appear
Press System button on the remote, the LED will blink orange while the data is transferred
When the data transfer is completed the Error / important information window will disappear
Resetting motors and remotes¶
Always first remove the device from the App!!! to do that follow the below instruction.
In the HmIP app select more from the quick menu on the bottom of your screen
select device overview from the menu
select your device and hold until or swipe (depending on your operating system) to reveal the edit menu. Select the deletion/garbage bin icon.
After this procedure you can do a reset of your Ease HmIP device to bring it back to its factory settings (without it losing its limits).
How to reset a blind¶
Locate the motor button
Push motor button for 4 seconds until orange LED starts to flash. Release the button
Press again for 4 seconds until the flashing stops.
Wait for 15 seconds for the motor to restart.
How to reset a remote¶
Remove the back lid of the remote.
Remove one battery.
while holding the home button, insert the battery again
Keep on holding the home button until the button starts flashing red.
Release and press and hold again until the light turns green.
The remote is reset to factory settings.
Use the usual HmIP procedure to again add the remote to the HmIP network.
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