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# OpenGarage Binding

The OpenGarage binding allows you to control an OpenGarage controller ( (opens new window)) using openHAB

# Supported Things

Opengarage controllers from (opens new window) are supported.

# Discovery

Auto-discover is not currently supported. You need to manually add a new item using its IP address.

# Thing Configuration

As a minimum, the IP address is needed:

  • hostname - The hostname of the OpenGarage controller. Typically you'd use an IP address such as for this field.
  • port - the port the OpenGarage is listening on. Defaults to port 80
  • refresh - The frequency with which to refresh information from the OpenGarage controller specified in seconds. Defaults to 10 seconds.
  • password - The password to send commands to the OpenGarage. Defaults to "opendoor"

# Channels

channel type description
distance Number:Length Distance reading from the OpenGarage controller (default in cm)
status-switch Switch Door status (OFF = Closed, ON = Open), set "invert=true" on channel to invert switch
status-contact Contact Door status (Open or Closed)
status-rollershutter Rollershutter Door status (DOWN = Closed, UP = Open)
vehicle-status Number Report vehicle presence (0=Not Detected, 1=Detected, 2=Unknown)

# Full Example


opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage [ hostname="" ]


Switch OpenGarage_Status { channel="opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage:status" }
Contact OpenGarage_Status_Contact { channel="opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage:status-contact" }
Rollershutter OpenGarage_Status_Rollershutter { channel="opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage:status-rollershutter" }
Number:Length OpenGarage_Distance { channel="opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage:setpoint" }
String OpenGarage_Vehicle { channel="opengarage:opengarage:OpenGarage:vehicle" }


Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garagedoorclosed" mappings=[ON=Open]  visibility=[OpenGarage_Status == OFF]
Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garagedooropen"   mappings=[OFF=Close] visibility=[OpenGarage_Status == ON]
Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garage" 
Contact item=OpenGarage_Status_Contact icon="garage" 
Rollershutter item=OpenGarage_Status_Rollershutter icon="garage" 
Text item=OpenGarage_Distance label="OG distance"
Text item=OpenGarage_Vehicle label="Vehicle Presence"