SamsungTV

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The Samsung Smart TV driver for HSYCO allows you to control most recent Smart TV models from HSYCO web interfaces and application logic.

The driver can send most of the remote control commands, and a few extra commands not present on the remote, but can’t turn on a TV. The driver is basically one-way, it sends commands but doesn’t have any information of the current state of the TV, it only knows if the TV is on and can accept commands from HSYCO.

When you initially configure the Smart TV I/O server in HSYCO and the server restarts, you should have your TV on. The TV will then show a message asking to accept connections from HSYCO.

We can’t provide a list of Samsung Smart TV models that work with this driver. In general, models released between 2012 and 2014 should work. We do not guarantee that this driver will work with any specific model and firmware version.

HSYCO Configuration

Add a SAMSUNGTV I/O Server in the I/O Servers section of the Settings and set its parameters:

Communication

  • IP Address: IP address of the TV
  • IP Port: TCP/IP port to use, leave blank to use default port 55000.

High Availability

  • Shutdown when inactive: defaults to false.

Datapoints

ID Value R/W Description
send <command_code> W send the specified control command (see table below)

Most Samsung Smart TV models should accept the following command codes. Other undocumented commands may also be supported.

Command code Description
0 0
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
7 7
8 8
9 9
UP up
DOWN down
LEFT left
RIGHT right
ENTER enter
INFO info
EXIT exit
RETURN return
MENU menu
TOOLS tools
SOURCE source
VOLUP increase volume
VOLDOWN decrease volume
MUTE mute
CHUP next channel
CHDOWN previous channel
TV select the internal TV tuner source
HDMI select one of the HDMI sources (depends on the TV model)
POWEROFF turn TV off (can’t turn it back on)
PIP_ONOFF picture-in-picture on/off
PIP_CHDOWN next channel in PIP window
PIP_CHUP previous channel in PIP window
PIP_SWAP swaps PIP and main screen sources

User Interface

You can easily associate any user button to a specific command to be sent to the TV. Set name to the I/O Server name and param to the command code.

IO Server SamsungTV Interface.png

You can also enable the Repeat mode, so that multiple commands will be sent to the TV while the button is pressed.

Examples

Turn off tv at 11PM.

time 2300 : io samsung.code = "POWEROFF"

Change source to HDMI when dummy light is turned on.

io dummy.light.1 = 1 :  io samsung.code = "HDMI"

Release Notes

3.3.0

  • initial release


Samsung and Samsung Smart TV are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.