1, Connect the RM Pro to the broadlink app and update the firmware to latest version. Later we will remove the RM4 from app again
2, go to broadlink app select your new RM pro, click the three dots so you will get the settings , under device info copy your MAC address 24:df:a7:e4:xx:xx and Device IP 192.168.1.xx ( you will need these for later to add in to the HA
3, log in to your router and reserve your IP and MAC under DHCP Static IP Configuration
( if you don’t do this, if you restart the router, HA will not picked up the RM Pro)
4, install the smartir via HACS copy and paste this
And follow the configuration as below link for air conditions.
5 this is how my configuration.yaml
switch: #broadlink RM4 Pro Master Bedroom - platform: broadlink friendly_name: Master Bedroom RM4 Pro host: 192.168.1.xx mac: 24:df:a7:e4:xx:xx type: rm4_pro climate: #Master AC with Rm4 Pro - platform: smartir name: Master AC unique_id: master_ac device_code: 1063 controller_data: 192.168.1.xx temperature_sensor: sensor.temperature humidity_sensor: sensor.humidity power_sensor: binary_sensor.ac_power
6, then go to lovelace and add the thermostat card and select your entity mine is master ac
7 if in case you cannot control your AC still don’t worry just remove the RM pro from broadlink app by clicking delete device and reset it by inserting a pin in to the RM Pro - I had to reset 2 times. ( with RM4C and above models once locked to the cloud cannot use it locally. so we need to remove them from the broadlink cloud.
8 Then reconnect to the App only to connect to the wifi router.
9 restart your router - restart your HA ( check your