OpenGarage Binding

The OpenGarage binding allows you to control an OpenGarage controller ( using OpenHAB

Supported Things

Opengarage controllers from are supported.


Auto-discover is not currently supported. You need to manually add a new item using its IP address.

Thing Configuration

As a minimum, the IP address is needed:

  • host - The hostname of the OpenGarage controller. Typically you'd use an IP address such as for this field.
  • port - the port the OpenGarage is listening on. Defaults to port 80
  • refresh - The frequency with which to refresh information from the OpenGarage controller specified in seconds. Defaults to 10 seconds.
  • password - The password to send commands to the OpenGarage. Defaults to "opendoor"


channel type description
distance Number:Length Distance reading from the OpenGarage controller (default in cm)
status Switch Door status OFF = Closed, ON = Open
vehicle String Report vehicle presence from the OpenGarage controller

Full Example


opengarage:opengarage:garage [ host="" ]


Switch OpenGarage_Status { channel="opengarage:opengarage:garage:status" }
Number:Distance OpenGarage_Distance { channel="opengarage:opengarage:garage:setpoint" }
String OpenGarage_Vehicle { channel="opengarage:opengarage:garage:vehicle" }


Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garagedoorclosed" mappings=[ON=Open]  visibility=[OpenGarage_Status == CLOSED]
Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garagedooropen"   mappings=[OFF=Close] visibility=[OpenGarage_Status == OPEN]
Switch item=OpenGarage_Status icon="garage" 
Text item=OpenGarage_Distance label="OG distance"
String item=OpenGarage_Vehicle label=Vehicle Presence"