Novostella Wifi Smart Floodlights? Control in Webcore?

I just picked up four 20w Novostella RGB Wifi Smart floodlights.

The one thing I didn’t think about was controlling them. Has anyone either gotten these to work via Webcore or know if that’s even possible?

I’d like to set them up to follow sunrise and sunset rules and various holiday rules for colors.


Bought 3 sets of exactly the same thing. I am using this [Release] Virtual Alexa Switch/Button

Works like a charm…you install the above on the IDE you call it Flood Lights (is what i did) than you go on Alexa and create 2 routines to turn your lights one for ON and one for OFF when the above switch/sensor turns on and off after that you HAVE to disable the Smarthings Alexa skill in the Alexa app and re enable it again and everything works just fine …again you have to do this last step for it to work

let me know if you need any help

Right after replying to your thread i just saw this

our devices are Tuya


But without the “Tuya Connector” thing they mention, right? It may not work for these as this is specifically for switches and the poster had to dramatically alter it just to get it to work with a slightly different script.

Regardless, thanks so much for finding this.

You can also flash the device over the air. I’ve done this with plugs but not with this model. I was able to get it to work fine for control, but wasn’t able to get SmartThings to see the device state if it was changed by pressing the button on the plug.

There are a few options to link tasmota to Smartthings. I, like a few others wrote my own MQTT-Smartthings Bridge. This allows real time two-way status updates.

I’ve just received two sets of the Novostella Smart LED Flood Lights RGB 20W WI-FI and integrated them with my Google home/assistant devices (I don’t have Alexa). Is there anyway I can get them to work with smartthings, (via Google home if necessary or any other way)? Can someone point me in the right direction to get started?

Sorry for the late reply.
With Alexa is easily done as explained above someone has written a great piece of code … a simulated (fake) switch for Alexa that when flipped it acts as a sensor on Alexa that you can trigger an action within Alexa in our case the Novostella flood lights to turn on and the opposite when “off”.
So a device handler need to be written for Google Assistant as well to do the same i am not aware of being any… best and easiest way will be get a echo dot and call it a day
Sorry i could not be of any help :frowning:

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Ok thank you.

Can anybody please please help with writing a device handler to integrate the Novostella Wi-Fi floodlight in to smartthings via the Google home/assistant?

Or is there anyway to integrate the floodlight directly in to smartthings? I’ve never written a device handler, maybe time to start if anyone could point me in the right direction?

Best way, in my opinion would be to flash it with Tasmota using Tuya-Convert

Then use one of the existing Tasmota integrations.

Brett Sheleski - The original as far as I can tell

Mine based off Brett’s - I dislike the smartapp/child device approach

A new one just released by Hongtat Tan

I’m sure there’s more.

I have 2 of those lights flashed with Tasmota already, so I know it works.

I’ve made this FAQ for tasmota devices.

Wonderful!! Will give it a try, thank you.

Maybe this setup tutorial helps,

@Agrajag try the new smartthings smart life official integration. It may not work because it is kind of beta right now.

Novostella lights will work with the Tasmota integration if you can get them flashed over which I was only able to flash 1 of 4. I have found that there was an update to the firware that makes flashing them over to Tasmota impossible FOR ME AT LEAST. I am no expert so please correct me if I am wrong on this point with Main Module 1.0.1 Firmware.

Did anyone get this to work with SmartThings and google home?