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Use the plugins on Domoticz. Manual installation or via Python Plugin Manager

Domoticz now has a plugin management system developed in Python like most other Open Source home automation servers (Home Assistant, OpenHAB). Launched timidly in 2018, many plugins are now available. If you have special needs, you can even get ...

MQTT router with Node-RED, connect all your Sonoff Tasmota modules to cloudMQTT

In the previous tutorial, we tested the free online broker cloudMQTT. The free offer is limited to 5 simultaneous connections. It is more than enough to drive a home automation server even when you are not at home, but it is too little if you have ...

#Hack of Sonoff S26 WiFi smart plug, Tasmota firmware installation

The Sonoff S26 WiFi smart plug is an upgraded version of the S20. More compact, it is especially certified CE and FCC which for me is essential for electrical safety. The S26 is easy enough to hack. In this tutorial we will install the firmware ...

CloudMQTT test, free online MQTT broker. Control Domoticz with the JSON API

cloudMQTT is a free online MQTT broker for 5 simultaneous connections. In this tutorial, we will take the opportunity to use cloudMQTT to control a Domoticz home automation server. Domoticz has a JSON API that allows you to control home automation ...

Securing Domoticz with Let’s Encrypt certificate, access from HTTPS internet

If you want to be able to access your Domoticz server outside your home in a secure way, it's best to install a Let's Encrypt certificate (or equivalent) instead of the default self-signed certificate. Let's Encrypt is a free, automated and open ...

Homy, iOS / Android home automation application to control a server or DIY connected objects

After several months of silence, I'm happy to introduce Homy. Homy is a mobile application running iOS and Android that allows you to control connected objects developed based on Arduino, ESP8266, ESP32 or DIY home automation server such as Domoticz ...

Xiaomi Mijia Honeywell Smoke Detector Test with Domoticz, Emergency Notification with PushOver

In the previous article, we saw how to easily integrate Xiaomi Aqara accessories under Domoticz with Node-RED using the Zigbee sniffer of Zigbee2MQTT projects. I propose to finish this series of article with the test of smoke detector Xiaomi Mijia ...

Xiaomi Aqara now compatible with Apple Homekit, new Vibration Sensor and Honeywell Natural Gas Detector

The Aqara products becomes officially compatible with Apple's Homekit home automation solution. Two new sensors come to enlarge the Xiaomi Aqara family. First of all the Vibration Sensor which allows to protect valuables by detecting a displacement. ...

#Test Zigbee2MQTT gateway. Part 2, include Xiaomi Aqara or Mijia accessories to Domoticz with Node-RED [update]

We will see how to integrate Xiaomi Aqara or Mijia accessories without needing the official gateway to a Domoticz server. In the previous post, we were able to test the project zigbee2mqtt which allows to intercept measurements from different ...

#Test Zigbee2MQTT project, hack of the Xiaomo Aqara Smart Home Gateway. Part 1: assembly, demo with Node-RED, 3D printed case [update]

The Zigbee2mqtt project that allows you to build a home automation bridge using a Texas Instrument Zigbee CC2531 sniffer. It is a project equivalent to the French project Zigate. It is compatible with most Xiaomi Smart Home Aqara and Mijia home ...

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