It would be great if you can implement ability to automatically switch off after a set period of time (example 3 seconds), thus creating a virtual momentary switch in the app.
Hooray... Inching function has now showed up in my Settings.
Allows proper countdown timers including momentary or timed on or off in 500mSec increments from switch operation any time.
Switch touch in eWelink app or Alexa voice control.
1,. Alexa open garage door(500ms)
2,. Alexa turn on toilet fan. (60,000ms)
I can confirm that both the new inching function in firmware 2.6 as well as the loop timer as detailed by martin (in the countdown timer thread on this forum) BOTH work as a countdown timer based on when my device is switched to on.
Inching has a max time of 1 hour, the loop timer can go for longer. Both work great on my sonoff basic switches. I use it currently in several locations to turn off the piano after an hour, turn off a humidifier after 45 minutes, turn off a table fan after 2 hours.
I love it!
Looks like a misprint in the eWelink settings.
There for inching it says 500 to 36,000,000 seconds :)
should say 500m/s to 3,600,000 m/s
1/2 second to 60mins
good idea for some apps. I want a sonoff contact to tell me I lost wifi or my router went dead so I can reset the power; and bring it back to life possible. then a pulse off for 5 sec; then back on; might restore bad -intermittent routers.