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Async library for Plugwise stick

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python-plugwise: An async python library to control Plugwise plugs Circle+ and Circle

This library was created to extent my Home Assisstant setup with the Plugwise stick to control the linked Circle+ and Circle plugs. As the primary goal is to support Plugwise nodes in Home Assistant, it can also be used independently.

There's no official documentation available about the protocol of the Plugwise so this library is based on partial reverse engineering by Maarten Damen and several other sources and openHAB

The latest version of the library is published as a python package on pypi and currently supports the devices an functions listed below:

Plugwise node Relay control Power monitoring Comments
Circle+ Yes Yes Supported
Circle Yes Yes Supported
Scan No No Not supported yet
Sense No No Not supported yet
Switch No No Not supported yet
Stealth No No Not supported yet
Sting No No Not supported yet

When the connection to the stick is initialized it will automatically connected to Scan for linked nodes

I would like to extend this library to support other Plugwise device types, unfortunately I do not own these devices so I'm unable to test. So feel free to submit pull requests or log issues through github for functionality you like to have included.

Note: This library does not support linking or removing nodes from the Plugwise network. You still need the Plugwise Source software for that.


To install run the following command as root:

pip install python-plugwise

Example usage

The library currently only supports a USB (serial) connection (socket connection is in development) to the Plugwise stick. In order to use the library, you need to first initialize the stick and trigger a scan to query the Circle+ for all linked nodes in the Plugwise Zigbee network.

import time
import plugwise


def scan_start():

    def scan_finished():
        Callback for init finished

        def power_update(power_use):
            Callback for new power use value
            print("New power use value : " + str(round(power_use, 2)))

        print("== Initialization has finished ==")
        for mac in plugwise.nodes():
            print ("- type  : " + str(plugwise.node(mac).get_node_type()))
            print ("- mac   : " + mac)
            print ("- state : " + str(plugwise.node(mac).get_available()))
            print ("- update: " + str(plugwise.node(mac).get_last_update()))
            print ("- hw ver: " + str(plugwise.node(mac).get_hardware_version()))
            print ("- fw ver: " + str(plugwise.node(mac).get_firmware_version()))
            print ("- relay : " + str(plugwise.node(mac).is_on()))
            print ("")
        print ("circle+ = " + plugwise.nodes()[0])
        node = plugwise.node(plugwise.nodes()[0])
        mac = node.get_mac()
        print("Register callback for power use updates of node " + mac)
        node.register_callback(power_update, CALLBACK_POWER)

        print("start auto update every 10 sec")

    # Scan for linked nodes and print all scan activities to console
    plugwise.scan(scan_finished, True)

## Main ##
print("start connecting to stick")
port = "/dev/ttyUSB0"
plugwise = plugwise.stick(port, scan_start)

print("stop auto update")


print("Exiting ...")


You can use as an example to get power usage from the Circle+

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