Home Automation Devices

Test, novelty, unpacking of home automation devices

#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 ...

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 ...

#Hack: Sonoff 4CH Pro with firmware MQTT Tasmota, inclusion in Domoticz

In the previous article, we discovered the Sonoff 4CH Pro, a control box that allows to control by WiFi and by radio 433MHz up to 4 relays. In this new ...

An IP66 waterproof enclosure for Sonoff Basic WiFi modules, POW, TH10, TH16, Dual, G1, G2

ITEAD Studio, which designs and manufactures products under the Sonoff brand, has launched an IP66 waterproof case to install WiFi modules in difficult ...

#Test: unpacking the SONOFF 4CH PRO, 4 relays operated in WiFi & RF on DIN rail, test with the EWelink app

Itead, the Chinese manufacturer of SONOFF marketed the SONOFF 4CH Pro, an improved version of 4CH. You are most likely familiar with the power supplies and the ...

Apple opens HomeKit to Makers and non commercial enterprise projects

To use Arduino-based connected objects or an open source home server on iOS, you had to use the open source Homebridge project that was presented several ...

ZiGate, Zigbee home automation gateway ZHA and ALL compatible Xiaomi Mi Home, Philips Hue, Osram Lightify

Frédéric Dubois of the domotic blog faire-ca-soi-meme.fr is launching today in a project of ZigBee universal USB gateway named ZiGate. Frédéric launches his ...

#Test : unpacking and configuring the Xiaomi Smart Home 6 in 1 Kit with the Mi Home app (iOS or Android)

The Xiaomi Smart Home kit is a widely used DIY home automation system. Xiaomi designs high-quality home automation products at a very reasonable price. In the ...

#Test: unpacking the Panoramic Camera Xiaomi Mijia 1080p 360 °

Today I propose you to discover the camera connected panoramic Xiaomi Mijia 1080p capable of filming 360 degrees. Only available in China at the moment, it is ...

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