The temperature and humidity probe for the Xiaomi Smart Home Home Automation Kit (*) allows you to measure the temperature in the range 20 to 60°C and the humidity in the range 0 to 100%. This sensor works with a 3V CR2032 button cell. It is the SHT30 that is used to measure temperature and humidity. This is also the choice made by Wemos.cc for this I2C shield. Communication with the home automation gateway is done using the Zigbee protocol.
The Aqara model (most recent) has an atmospheric pressure sensor. It is often cheaper than the Mijia model.
The difference between the Aqara range and Mijia lies mainly in the exterior design. Both product lines share the same technical characteristics. Aqara accessories have a more rectangular shape. The Mijia are more rounded. Older, they are also a little cheaper. You will also find a summary of all the specials of Xiaomi Aqaua and Mijia products on this dedicated page.
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
The Xiaomi Smart Home gateway and 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.
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- This product is available at FastTech, Zapals, Banggood, DealExtreme, TinyDeal, LightInTheBox.com and MiniInTheBox.com, Cafago.
- At banggood.com you can purchase Atmos Version Original Xiaomi Aqara Smart Home Temperature & Humidity Sensor Thermometer Hygrometer Digital Sensor for only CHF 10.19, which is 48% less than the cost in Cafago ($19.74).
- The lowest price of Original Xiaomi Mi Smart Temperature and Humidity Sensor was obtained on 27 November 2020 2 h 04 min.