Tagged: set up

introducing what home automation offers

When you look for home automation equipment you find many systems. They turn on lights and plug sockets; water the garden; unlock a door, turn up the heating; record a security camera, open the...

extending Home Assistant with ESPhome

what’s needed to start using ESPhome? An ESP32 or ESP32-CAM development board or Sonoff ESP-based device <£10 A 5v / 3.3v FTDI UART to flash a ESP32 chip <£5 A USB charger and lead...

starting with Home Assistant

Home Assistant is software that connects smart devices. It enables them to have a useful life outside of the app that they come with. You will gain unusual flexibility where a Philips Hue lamp...

customise a Sonoff smart relay (esphome 3b)

‘own’ your own devices THE FOLLOWING PROCESS IS STILL USEFUL – HOWEVER SONOFF DEVICES CAN WORK WITHOUT MODIFICATION IN HOME ASSISTANT (SEE HERE) AND THE EWElink app. THE ADVANTAGE OF THE FOLLOWING, WHERE YOU...

which ESP32 did I buy?

“… It’s an ESP32. Yes but which?” ESPRESSIF is the company that markets chips such as the ESP8266 and ESP32 and ESP32-CAM. Other companies buy those chips and fit them inside their smart plugs,...