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Old 12-15-2016, 08:01 AM   #1
Immet
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Wifi controlled lightbulbs as spotlights

I help manage an event venue which will most likely be hosting a performance this February. The room has several groups of gu10 light bulbs (six controlled by one switch and nine by another) and I was thinking that it would be really interesting to use wifi controlled lightbulbs to be able to use them as spotlights to focus attention on one spot or another, and to do things like bring lights up and down smoothly rather than just turning them on and off. I could then also change colour to suit mood.

However, this would be useless if you had to switch focus between lightbulbs and set each one individually or you can only control everything on one switch as a block so I was wondering if anyone had any experience with them and whether it was possible to get a digital light switchboard to be able to control them.

Searching the internet is a bit hit and miss, mostly product adverts, and the ones I've looked at don't look right for the use.

I think the ideal would be able to use a tablet or PC to see all the lightbulbs connected (up to 20), group them arbitrarily in up to four or five groups, be able to control the light levels simultaneously, and be able to change the colour of groups, even if you could only change one group's colour at a time.

Also, it would be good to know whether any solution was reliable in terms of security, or whether it would be better to get a separate router to control them all without letting them access the internet.
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