The Xiaomi Mi Smart Home range Aqara and Mijia has a very wide range of home automation accessories
- Wireless switch (1-button)
- Infrared motion detector
- Door and window opening sensor
- Temperature and humidity sensor SHT30
- Water leak detector
- Magic cube (magic box)
- The vibration detector to fix on a drawer, a safe, a door to monitor access more easily than with a magnetic contactor.
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
All Xiaomi Mi Smart Home accessories prices (Aqara or Mijia)
Xiaomi Smart Home 5 in 1 kit
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.
To start a new installation, it is often more economical to start with a 5-in-1 pack. There is also a 6-in-1 kit that contains a plug connected to the Chinese standard (not certified CE / FCC and useless outside of China). obviously).
Replacement of batteries
All Xiaomi accessories work with a button cell. Here’s how to replace the battery for each accessory.
|Device||Battery||How to open||Battery compartment|
Turn anti-clockwise the cap which is the base of the detector
|Door or window opening detector|
Use a flat-bladed screwdriver to lever it into the slot at the end
|Temperature and humidity sensor||CR2032|
China / Europe / UK / USA adapter for the gateway
An electrical adapter is needed to operate the gateway in your country.
- All prices mentioned above are in CHF.
- This product is available at Banggood.
- At banggood.com you can purchase Original Xiaomi Aqara Smart Motion Sensor International Version Smart Home Vibration Detection Remote Notification for only CHF 16.05
- The lowest price of Xiaomi Mijia Aqara Smart Water Detector Alarm Sensor Flooding Sensor Remote Immersing Alarm Smart Home Water Leak with APP Security Soaking Sensor was obtained on 14 April 2021 3 h 04 min.