(Bond Bridge & Pro) Firmware versions

v4.4.7.1 – released 04/11/2024
Firmware for Bridges with serial numbers starting in ZP

Breeze Pro

Support for Breeze Pro, the new Wind Rain & Sun sensor from Bond.

Managed Integrations

Now supporting local IP-based integration with:

  • PowerView Gen3 (requires Gen3 gateway from Hunter Douglas)
  • Draper IntelliFlex I/O (requires Draper IP Gateway)
  • Mecho (requires Mecho PoE Hubs)

This is in addition to previously released support for Screen Innovations TRO.Y.

Limitation: only one of the above integrations can be used at one time. Enabling more than one may cause the Bridge to become unresponsive requiring a rescue reset. Furthermore, the above integrations cannot be used with the built-in HomeKit support at this time.

Shade Support

  • Add support for Azenco lights (RLT2)
  • remotes::RMS125: BON - add required 2nd burst for Open/Close/Light

  • remotes::RMS148: add Equinox slider; add support for Equinox ALL channel

Bug Fixes

  • improve stability of HomeKit integration (yes, it is still Beta, let us know)
  • fix some crashes introduced in v4.0
  • fix a hang that may occur during OTA update
  • improve performance of setting many RTS shade to SetPosition at once
  • fix a crash occurring often after Virtual Remote Control use, and at other times

API Changes

  • HTTP server now sends Connection close header
  • Devices now have ._lock_priority and ._lock_expiration, which are currently only used with the Breeze Pro.
  • Add support for BON motors
  • Improve reliability of the Bofu control, which should fix much of the trouble SelectBlinds users were having with unreliable schedules

For Bond Bridge Pro only:

  • Add support for Azenco lights
  • Equinox controller now supports pairing the "All" channel from their multi-channel remotes, allowing users to have multiple louvered roofs operate simultaneously from a single device. This does not work well in combination with slider however.
  • Equinox controller now supports a slider option

v3.21.3 – released 01/10/2024
Firmware for Bridges with serial numbers starting in Z

  • Add support for BON motors
  • Improve reliability of the Bofu control, which should fix much of the trouble SelectBlinds users were having with unreliable schedules

For Bond Bridge Pro only:

  • Add support for Azenco lights
  • Equinox controller now supports pairing the "All" channel from their multi-channel remotes, allowing users to have multiple louvered roofs operate simultaneously from a single device. This does not work well in combination with slider however.
  • Equinox controller now supports a slider option

v3.20.1 – released 11/15/2023

For serial numbers starting in Z for models BD-1000, BD-1750, and BD-920.

Works with Bond

  • Added support for Alpha motors (RMS113). This has been much anticipated. Support includes hembar alignment for Groups when used on Bond Bridge Pro.
  • Added support for Rollease Basic -- the new 1-way motors from Rollease Acmeda.
  • Added support for BON Windows motors (RMS125).
  • Added support for GAMA single and multi-channel. (Used in Equinox louvered roof systems).

We've gotten more requests for TDBU (top-down bottom-up) shade support lately. While we are working on an awesome UI, we've put together basic support for the TDBU products sold at SelectBlinds. These are:

  • Levolor TBDU shades powered by AMP motors
  • HONEYCOMB TDBU powered by Bofu motors
  • MotionBlinds-powered TDBU shades

v3.17.4 – released 10/4/2023

Major New Feature

  • BD-1000 & BD-920 now support Slider (RTS, Gaposa, Bofu, ARC, AMP, & other RMS35).

Works with Bond

  • add one-click support for GAMA single channel remotes, as used in certain louvered roof systems. Currently customers need to select "Other" and then in Advanced Programming Settings, specify frequency 340 MHz.
  • fix Gaposa group control
  • add Slider control for Bofu

Virtual Remote Control

  • Virtual Remote Control feature now supports AOK, Bofu, ARC (Rollease Acmeda), AMP (including Alta Bliss), Motion Blinds (including Coulisse & Eve), PowerShades, and both Dooya technologies.
  • Fixed issue with Gaposa Virtual Remote Control where the VRC had a different address than the associated device. Previously the Gaposa VRC would need to be paired to the motor separately from the underlying device. Now, the VRC is already paired because it uses the same address as the underlying device on the Bridge.

Bugfixes

  • Fix an issue with Group SetPostion

  • Fixed issue where schedules for SetPosition did not work ()

  • Fixes error if the user doesn't set the timezone for new Skeds

  • BBridge: enable slider on BD-1000, BD-920

MagnaTrack Bridges

  • enable Pico support

v3.14.1 – released 7/5/2023

Note version 3.14.1 is for Bond Bridges starting with Z. 

New Features:

  • Virtual Remote Control allows you to get a virtual Sidekick control for any of your Somfy RTS or Gaposa motors. This allows changing limit settings, managing remotes, and accessing other features available on the factory remotes which were previously impossible via Bond. This feature is only available on Bond Bridge Pro (serial numbers start with ZP).

Works with Bond

  • Support Forrest shade and drape products. 

Bugfixes:

  • Some Dooya unidirectional motors (RMS5) did not operate correctly. We fixed this by doubling up the transmissions. 
  • Fix issue where Gaposa motors did not work when operated from a Bond Group.

v3.13.6/8 – released 4/8/2023 and 4/12/2023

Note version 3.13.6 is for Bond Bridges starting with ZZ.  Version 3.13.8 is for Bond Bridge Pros starting with ZP.

New Features:

  • Multiway switching support on SBB wall switches (Craftmade WCS-100, WCSD-100)

  • Sidekick now supported on Smart by Bond. (But you may need to wait for v3.13 to be released for your product.)

  • VirtualRC: Sidekick-in-Bridge to support limit setting, managing other remotes, and more.  This is not available for Bond Bridge Pro units.

Bugfixes:

  • BPUP: Restart socket if it's stuck on an error state
  • BSidekick: fix dev_type abbreviation for shade devices
  • BSidekick: fix key_links with argument expecting string when should expect int
  • BSidekick: fix issue with SBB dev IDs having leading zeros
  • BSidekick: reject bad action, event strings on key_link API
  • BSidekick: __modified timestamp fixes
  • BSidekick: send correct model field on API

Remote details:

  • Bridges:RMS136 Add Ronco support

API Changes:

We made some minor additions to the Sidekicks API to improve key linking and enable Multiway.

  • [BSidekick] Add support for sidekick POST with 'mode'
  • BSidekick: added channel device type

v3.12.6 – released 3/21/2023

Bugfixes:

  • RFMan: fix out-of-order signal bug.  This was impacting some "sequence-based" ceiling fans, and perhaps some shades.
  • Sidekick: adds support for recent Sidekick Scene Keypads

Remote details

  • remotes::RMS133: Add Embedia technology.
  • remotes::RMS138: Add Forest technology.
  • remotes::RMS119: Add J-Star technology.
  • remotes::RMS25: Add Pair for App A-OK Tech UI 
  • Bridges: Add self unpair to A-OK tech UI 
  • Remotes::RMS115: Fix BTX template 
  • Bridges: RMS115 Dendo/BTX add Unpair 
  • remotes::RMS76: Bofu, fix pair and addr randomize 
  • Bridges: RCF268 Add new hunter template, to support fans with opposite direction codes 
  • [Bridges] RMS5, Dooya OOK tech

v3.8.4released 11/09/2022

  • Fix issue on HomeKit support.
  • Improved performance for shade groups.
  • Fixed a problem where the Bridge light ring was solid green instead of blinking green.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

v3.8.2released 10/26/2022

  • Improved control reliability for shades for Rollease motors.
  • Add support for PowerShade RF technology.
  • Improved support for Dendo/BTX.
  • PowerShades, Turnils AMP, and other Dooya FSK technologies now move synchronously when controlled in a Bond Group.
  • Nice Green now supports slider
  • Gaposa motors in a group now move synchronously on Bond Bridge Pro.
  • Add support for a new Lowes' ceiling fan.
  • Support new Lowes' Henderson fan.
  • Fix issue where firmware upgrade may get stuck at 89%.
  • Bridge now executes actions faster.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
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