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Timbertech RGBW post cap light retrofit and CQC - kfly - 07-22-2021

Decided to upgrade my boring halogen white Timbertech post lights to RGBW.

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Youtube Video of CQC template, RGBW cap lights
https://youtu.be/7fKd1dFb5vk

Designed a conversion 3D printed part to change the normal timbertech Halogon deck post cap light to RGBW LED tape lights.
May work with the LED post cap but I have the decklites model DLRRCAPMOD 12 V model.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4866923

What I used:
  • FIBARO RGBW Controller Z-Wave LED Strips Regulator, FGRGBWM-441 (442 does not work at this time)
  • LEDENET Super Bright 24V 360LEDs Waterproof IP65 RGBWW LED Flexible Strip Lights 5050 Multi-colors Lighting tape lights.
  • 24V power supply:  AC DC Adapter,Power Supply 24V 3A Power Adapter,Switching Power Supply
  • SUPERNIGHT 5 Pin LED Connector 8 Pack for Waterproof 12mm RGBW RGBWW 5050 LED Strip Lights (to connect led strip to wire)
  • BTF-LIGHTING  5 Pin 22AWG IP65 Extension Cable Wire
  • BTF-LIGHTING 5 Core 5 pin Big Size Waterproof IP65 1 Male-Divided-3 Female Connctor
  • BTF-LIGHTING 5 Core Pin Black Plastics Waterproof IP65 T Shape Tee Connector 2 Male Ends 1 Female End
  • (You can get BTF-LIGHTING wire on Amazon or on Aliexpress)
Link to templates:
https://www.charmedquark.com/vb_forums/s...?tid=11024


RE: Timbertech RGBW post cap light retrofit and CQC - kblagron - 07-22-2021

That is really cool looking! It's definitely giving me some ideas for my outdoor setup. I have mine set up through Insteon. Any idea whether their zwave would work here?


RE: Timbertech RGBW post cap light retrofit and CQC - kfly - 07-23-2021

(07-22-2021, 08:54 PM)kblagron Wrote: That is really cool looking!  It's definitely giving me some ideas for my outdoor setup.  I have mine set up through Insteon.  Any idea whether their zwave would work here?

I think only one or two Insteon hubs also suppot Zwave. Not sure if any hubs CQC support works with both Insteon and Zwave.
There musts be a Insteon RGBW controller. I did a quick look but didn't quickly find one.


RE: Timbertech RGBW post cap light retrofit and CQC - kblagron - 07-23-2021

(07-23-2021, 03:45 AM)kfly Wrote: I think only one or two Insteon hubs also suppot Zwave. Not sure if any hubs CQC support works with both Insteon and Zwave.
There musts be a Insteon RGBW controller. I did a quick look but didn't quickly find one.

I have the ISY-994i and have the Zwave module.  The ISY driver (older version) works with Zwave, although it struggles with light intensity (i.e. 40% in driver = 100% in Insteon, so I have to scale the values).  I may have to try this out as a test and see how it works.


RE: Timbertech RGBW post cap light retrofit and CQC - kfly - 07-24-2021

(07-23-2021, 10:02 PM)kblagron Wrote:
(07-23-2021, 03:45 AM)kfly Wrote: I think only one or two Insteon hubs also suppot Zwave. Not sure if any hubs CQC support works with both Insteon and Zwave.
There musts be a Insteon RGBW controller. I did a quick look but didn't quickly find one.

I have the ISY-994i and have the Zwave module.  The ISY driver (older version) works with Zwave, although it struggles with light intensity (i.e. 40% in driver = 100% in Insteon, so I have to scale the values).  I may have to try this out as a test and see how it works.
I would suggest getting a FIBARO FGRGBWM-441.  The newer 442 version didn't work well with CQC.(for me)