Trigger node - send payload & topic

I have a flow controlling a light which I control via Google Home voice commands, to MQTT, to a tasmota remote device.

If I tell google to switch the device on, it sends;
{"payload":"on","topic":"cmnd/sonoff2/POWER"} to the MQTT node.
...but, I don't want to forget to turn it off, so I've included a trigger node, and set it send another msg 5 minutes later to turn it off;


..but it doesn't produce the correct msg format & fails, it produces;


Where have I gone wrong?

instead of {"payload":"off","topic":"cmnd/sonoff2/POWER"}

As you would expect, as the trigger node sends a msg.payload not a msg.

Why not set the topic prior to the trigger and send both on and off from the trigger (to same or different outputs).

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Yes thanks @E1cid .
Shouldn't there be an option to send a complete msg object?

It does send a complete msg you just have to construct it beforehand, would be nice to be able to construct internally though. As it stands you can not sent a payload to a msg property either.

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Does the Sonoff have Tasmota?
Set PulseTime 1 to 400 and the relay should turn itself off 5 minutes after the last ON message. (Not specifically tsted with Sonoff but it's a basic Tasmota option.)


Thanks, I'd forgotten about that feature. It's probably a better solution because it's not dependent upon a reliable network, as once the command is received, it executes without further commands.

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