Category: Home Automation

In this category, you will find many articles to help you start well in home automation but also exploit the full potential of your system. The second purpose of these articles is to allow everyone to make your own DIY connected accessories or objects and integrate open source software most used. You will find tutorials on Domoticz, Jeedom, OpenHAB, Home Wizard of Raspberry Pi and Docker. Many technologies are discussed to allow everyone to find the solution corresponding to the developed project: ESP8266, MySensors, MQTT, RFLink, Homebridge to operate devices from iOS.

Domoticz now has a plugin management system developed in Python like most other Open Source home automation servers (Home Assistant, OpenHAB). Launched timidly ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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) ...

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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. ...

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The Aqara products becomes officially compatible with Apple's Homekit home automation solution. Two new sensors come to enlarge the Xiaomi Aqara family. First ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

For this new project we will go a little further and make a case by 3D printing. We will stay on the 433MHz frequency by integrating a Superheterodyne KSA6 ...

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Last week, we were able to test the 2.7-inch ePaper (eInk) screen from Chinese manufacturer Waveshare. We did not go very far in the presentation. I needed ...

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