Alexa "Echo Node" how to input a device name or SerialNumber, to get information about the device

I want to send a Message to the Alexa-Echo-Node, with a deviceName to information about the device.
I tried payload,device,deviceName,name,id ... and others.


This is working well, but I want to change the device or deviceID, this is not working dynamically

:o( can anybody help?

This is the picture I can't publish in the first post

You can input the name or id of the echo using any msg property you wish. In this example I have use msg.payload

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I use a technique just like @E1cid to capture a response from Alexa and use that to direct the resultant message to the appropriate Alexa device.


I have a flow that is triggered every morning at 7:00am that goes and gets the weather forecast for my town, then sends it to the Alexa in my Back Bedroom.

During the day I can utter the words... "Alexa, give me a weather report". To which she reponds (using BluePrints) - "OK - please wait while I check the piece of sea weed". I trap this response and pick-up the name of the device that was used in this discourse. In this example it was... "Device_name is Study" which is copied into msg.destination. As you can see this part of the message is used in the "Alexa_Routine" node to route the response to the appropriate Alexa device.

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Crazy, thank you very much. It takes a while to find the msg.payload option in the node. I was blind, because, if you have selected a device in drop down combobox, the msg option is no longer visible, after I select the list button on right, and select the serialnumber of the device, I was able to select the msg.payload.

Thank you very much,

Did anyone notice the same? Alexa device listening node is no longer working. :roll_eyes: The authors of this node are aware of the problem

This is the thread for the recent issue - not this one :slight_smile: