Having one device track the state of another - in 1 trigger

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Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:04 am
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Having one device track the state of another - in 1 trigger

I have two devices (both Z-Wave controlled lights, but that shouldn't really make a difference for this case) and I would like light 2 two track the state of light 1. That is, whenever light 1 turns on, light 2 should turn on and when light 1 turns off, light 2 should turn off. Light 1 does not need to track the state of light 2 (I.e. they do not always need to be in synch).

I can do this with two triggers, one for light 1's on-state and the other for the off-state. And, I can do it in 1 trigger (on any state change) with a few lines of scripting.

My question is: Is it possible to do this in one trigger without scripting?

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Re: Having one device track the state of another - in 1 trig

If they are both dimmers, you can use the Match Brightness action I think. Probably should have a similar "Match On State" or something for non-dimmables (that's on the list already).

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Re: Having one device track the state of another - in 1 trig

jay (support) wrote:
If they are both dimmers...
...Probably should have a similar "Match On State" or something for non-dimmables (that's on the list already).

They are on/off. Thanks for the response.

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