Controlling your StarBar with BLE Hero from an iOS device

Step 1:

Download BLE Hero to your iOS device from the app store.

Step 2:

Open BLE Hero and connect to your StarBar by clicking the 'Actions' button and then the 'Connect' button.

Step 3:

After you have connected, click the 'GATT' button to display the available services. There should be only 1 service with a UUID of F2FDFE1E-65A9-42AB-87FD-0DF1DD83AA9E

Click the arrow on the right to list the Characteristics that are available in the service. There are 2 Characteristics available and they should have the following UUIDs

  • 19607CA0-C5BE-49B1-AD09-34488F872806
  • B1069EC6-C782-4302-93AD-B6CF9E66CDC7

Step 4:

Click the arrow to the right of the Characteristic that you want to edit.

19607CA0-C5BE-49B1-AD09-34488F872806 is the characteristic that holds the current pattern.

B1069EC6-C782-4302-93AD-B6CF9E66CDC7 is the characteristic that holds the current color.

Step 5:

Read the current value to make sure you have the correct Characteristic open. Select 'Ascii' and then press the 'Read' button to get the current value that is set in your StarBar.

If you are in the pattern Characteristic, it will be one of the values from the light on the right side of this page.

If you are in the color Characteristic, it will be a hex code value such as 'ffffff' for white or 'ff0000' for red. You can use the color picker on the right to get the hex code for any color you like.

Step 6:

Update with new values. Make sure 'Ascii' is selected before updating.

If you are updating the pattern Characteristic you will want to enter one of the pattern values from the list on the right. All values should be entered in lowercase.

If you are updating the color Characteristic you will want to enter a hex code for the color without the #. You can use the color picker on the right to get the hex code for any color you like.

  1. Off: off
  2. Solid: solid
  3. Moving Bar: movingbar
  4. Pulse From Center: pulsefromcenter
  5. Dim-to-Bright: dimtobright
  6. Dim-to-Bright Chase: dimtobrightchase
  7. Rainbow: rainbow
  8. Orange #1: orange1
  9. Orange #2: orange2
  10. Orange/Red #1: orange3
  11. Caution #1: caution1
  12. Caution #2: caution2
  13. Police #1: police
  14. Police #2: police2
  15. Police #3: police3
  16. Joker #1: joker
  17. Joker #2: joker2
  18. Joker #3: joker3
  19. 'Merica #1: merica1
  20. 'Merica #2: merica2
  21. 'Merica #3: merica3
  22. 'Merica #4: merica4

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Selected color: FF4000

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