LIFX strip products (LIFX Z, LIFX Z2 and LIFX Beam); and LIFX products with a matrix of zones (LIFX Tile and LIFX Candle) support effects that run on the device itself.
We currently only have one firmware effect for LIFX Strips. This firmware effect is
MOVE and makes the colors on the strip move along the strip. You may specify speed, duration and direction when you start this effect
We have two firmware effects for the LIFX Tile and LIFX Candle:
FLAME effect will make the candle perform an effect that looks like a flame. With this effect you can only only specify speed and duration. The colors used are hard-coded and not configurable.
MORPH effect will continuously blend the colors you specify. With this effect you may specify speed, duration and the colors used in the effect.
Turning off firmware effects
You can make a firmware effect stop by sending the correct SetEffect message with the
type attribute set to the
OFF value (always
Note that all other effects available in the LIFX mobile apps are achieved by constantly sending messages to the devices, which is why the mobile app must remain open for those effects to continue.
Updated over 2 years ago