The Xiaomi Aqara Wireless Switch is a connected button equipped with a gyroscope that can trigger an action when shaking. It is supported by the project Zigbee2mqtt now allows to integrate Xiaomi accessories to a home automation server (Domoticz, Home Assistant, Open Hab …) without the need to buy the official gateway. It’s more economical and you have full control over the data collected by Xiaomi sensors. Here are several tutorials to start.
The Zigbee2mqtt project now allows Xiaomi accessories to be integrated into a home automation server (Domoticz, Jeedom, Home Assistant, Open Hab …) without having to buy the official gateway. It’s more economical and you have full control over the data collected by Xiaomi sensors. Here are several tutorials to start
If you prefer the official solution, you will need to buy the Xiaomi Smart Home gateway and the Mi Home app for iOS and Android is required. It is also possible to use the motion detector on most open source home automation software (Jeedom using a plugin, Domoticz or Home Assistant). To learn more, you can read this tutorial of unpacking the kit Xiaomi Smart Home 6 in 1 and this one for an example of integration in Home Assistant.
Xiaomi Aqara Wireless gyroscope switch offers
China / Europe / UK / USA adapter to operate the gateway
An electrical adapter is needed to operate the gateway in your country.
Xiaomi Mi Home gateway 5 in 1 pack
For a first installation, it is more interesting to buy the gateway Xiaomi Mi Home in a pack. The 5 in 1 pack is more interesting outside China because it does not integrate the connected socket.
- This product is available at AliExpress, Banggood.
- At aliexpress.com you can purchase Original xiaomi mijia aqara vibration / shock sensor Built In Gyro Motion sensor ,For xiaomi mi home app ,International Edition for only $13.29, which is 11% less than the cost in Banggood (CHF 14.86).
- The lowest price of Original Xiaomi Aqara Gyroscope Upgrade Version Wireless Switch Xiaomi Smart Home Remote Control Swtich was obtained on 15 August 2020 3 h 01 min.