Home Automation

Smart Home projects and automations

Blog post for Amazon Echo Flex Teardown

Amazon Echo Flex Teardown

Teardown of an Amazon Echo Flex smart plug which listens for your commands via the Alexa service and replies using a very tiny speaker

Blog post for Amazon Echo Input Teardown

Amazon Echo Input Teardown

Teardown of the Amazon Echo Input and trying to extract the firmware

Blog post for Echo Dot 3rd Gen Digging Deeper

Echo Dot 3rd Gen Digging Deeper

Digging deeper into the AmazonEcho Dot 3rd Generation smart speaker

Blog post for Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart speaker Teardown

Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart speaker Teardown

Teardown of the Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation Smart speaker

Blog post for Solar Hot Water to 1-Wire Interface

Solar Hot Water to 1-Wire Interface

Adding a 1-Wire Interface to our Solar Hot Water Controller to allow it to talk to our home server and data logger

Blog post for Mosquitto MQTT and Home Assistant Data Logging

Mosquitto MQTT and Home Assistant Data Logging

Using Mosquitto MQTT and Home Assistant Data to log sensor data for our home using different types of wired and wireless sensors

Blog post for Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Upgrade time for our home Linux server with a new low power Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Blog post for tp-link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb Python Control

tp-link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb Python Control

Controlling a TP-Link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb using Python on a Raspberry Pi.

Blog post for Home Network Upgrade

Home Network Upgrade

A big upgrade to our home network with a new 48 port switch and patch panel