House Automation

With Max2Play control and manage your own home automation.

The Raspberry Pi is an excellent control system for home automation. In combination with Max2Play, the Max2Play plugins and additional boards, it is possible to fully automate your own home. A complete weather station or automatically adjusting the heating by HomeMatic is so easy to control. Define and manage rules for its own network devices is also possible.


Friendly home automation and energy measurement

Through modules the following wired or wireless interfaces can be controlled:

  • Heating Control System
  • Samsung / Panasonic / LG / Philips TV
  • Homematic
  • Squeezebox
  • FRITZ!Dect
  • iTunes / Apple TV
  • Kodi (XBMC)
  • JawboneUP fitness data
  • Garage access control
  • Shutter control
  • Solar system
  • Intertechno („DIY store controlled sockets“)
  • HomeEasy
  • Phillipps HUE
  • Amplifier of different manufacturers
  • several heating burners and thermal springs


This plugin is the system for monitoring and control of numerous objects and situations in the house. In the system, you can link devices for different functions. Max2Play together with a Raspberry Pi and the HomeMatic plugin to a remote control for these devices.

  • Support of devices with a radio interface with 868.3 MHz
  • Support of devices with an RS485 interface
  • Heating and lighting management
  • Temperature, air humidity and moisture measurement
  • admission control
  • Water, fire and motion detectors
  • Weather station

Sense HAT

Sense HAT is a useful extension board for the Raspberry Pi. Max2Play offers a plugin which can display the recorded data in a clear table.

  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Temperature
  • Barometric pressure
  • Humidity
  • LED-matrix display (8×8)
  • Joystick with 5 Buttons

Developers Corner

A home automation always needs to be adapted to your own needs and desires. So that you can also reach this with Max2Play, HomeMatic and FHEM Server, there is the possibility to create your own plugins and publish it to the community. So many scenarios of home automation will be realized and the community will be a part of the project.

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