#Deal: Xiaomi Aqara Smart Home Gateway (2018) compatible with Apple’s Homekit
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Home gateway is a WiFi / Zigbee gateway for communicating with Aqara or Mijia home automation accessories. The 2018 version makes all Aqara home automation accessories compatible with Apple’s HomeKit. The use will be much simpler With the project Zigbee2MQTT, it is possible to directly recover the states and measurements of accessories Aqara or Mijia without the need to use the official Gateway. Follow this tutorial to build your own gateway using a Texas Instruments CC2531 sniffer.
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
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Xiaomi Mi Home Aqara gateway compatible with Homekit 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 2018 Xiaomi Mijia Aqara Hub Gateway With RGB Led Night Light Smart Work With Apple Homekit Aqara APP Hub International Edition for only $26.59, which is 43% less than the cost in Banggood (€47.01).
- The lowest price of Version d'origine Xiaomi Aqara Version HomeKit Passerelle multifonctionnelle de contrôle à distance WiFi WiFi was obtained on 23 February 2020 2 h 00 min.