Smart Home projects and automations
15 JANUARY 2023
Using Home Assistant with Ikea Vindriktning & Netatmo to measure the air quality in your home or office.
27 DECEMBER 2022
After lots of small changes to our usage, device upgrades and replacing some old household appliances, our energy usage is around 45% lower
28 NOVEMBER 2022
Taking a look inside the latest Amazon Echo Dot 5 smart home speaker and Amazon Alexa device, now with a new larger speaker and temperature sensor
30 OCTOBER 2022
Using an ESP32 WiFi module to create a ModBus to MQTT WiFi Bridge for a Solis 1.5kW Solar PV Inverter to log data with Home Assistant
22 SEPTEMBER 2022
Connecting our Nest Thermostat 3rd Gen to Home Assistant via 1-wire and an Arduino Uno to capture the 1-wire sensor data
28 AUGUST 2022
We got the new eddi V2.1 from myenergi with built-in WiFi and ethernet to add to our home solar system and Home Assistant.
08 JUNE 2022
Making a remote display using an ESP32 eInk ePaper module to show data from our Home Assistant system
17 MAY 2022
A new solar PV inverter installed with Raspberry Pi RS485 data logging
13 MARCH 2022
Repairing a Failed TP-Link Kasa Smart KP115 WiFi Plug which has a dead relay
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Welcome to my blog, here you will find my projects and other things. I make websites and manufacturer and sell expansion boards for the Raspberry Pi range of computers.
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