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Custom Firmware on Lanbon L8 LCD Touch Switch

Great hardware gets great software. Now updated with solderless flashing!

Tasmota Gas and Heat Alarm in Home Assistant

Guide to adding a Tuya gas and heat alarm running Tasmota to Home Assistant as device triggers or binary sensors. No configuration.yaml editing required!

Sonoff DUALR3 Review

Sonoff’s dual relay Wi-Fi smart switch with power metering and bluetooth (kind of)

Sonoff L1 Lite Review

Sonoff L1 Lite is a Wi-Fi RGB LED light kit

Tags in Home Assistant Using Tasmota RFID Reader

Set up Home Assistant tags using Tasmota RFID/NFC reader and custom discovery messages. No configuration.yaml editing required!

Tasmota Motion Sensor in Home Assistant Using Tasmota Integration

The definitive (?) guide to setting up a PIR in Tasmota and adding it to Home Assistant using a Tasmota integration discovery. No configuration.yaml editing required!

Lanbon L8 LCD Touch Switch Review

Smart switch with a view!

Sonoff B02 LED Bulb Review

New Sonoff bulbs! Are they better than the outdated B1?

Sonoff ZBMINI Review

The Sonoff Mini is the most popular device Sonoff offered. Making a Zigbee version was a no brainer. And they did!

Tasmotize the BlitzWolf Smart Air Fryer

How to disassemble and tasmotize the BlitzWolf Air Fryer BW-AF1.

Damage free disassembly of an EU Smart Plug

How to open a CN39 type case for EU smart plugs without damaging it.

BlitzWolf BW-AF1 Smart Air Fryer Review

BlitzWolf has recently released a smart air fryer which sparked my curiosity since I didn’t know what an air fryer is or why would you need a smart one. The...

Battle of the Zigbees

Ultimate showdown of cheap Zigbee sensors. In one corner is the veteran Xiaomi Aqara and in the other, a relative newcomer, Itead Sonoff. Two shall enter…

Tasmota Motion Sensor in Home Assistant Using Discovery

The definitive (?) guide to setting up a PIR in Tasmota and adding it to Home Assistant using discovery. No configuration.yaml editing required!

Frankenstein Saturday 3: ESP-12 Drop-in Replacement

How to flash an ESP-12 module and make a drop-in replacement of a nonESP82xx Wi-Fi module for which you don’t have any datasheet or pinout.

Xiaomi Smart Video Doorbell 2 Review

Xiaomi’s battery powered 1080p video doorbell review and why its not the doorbell for you.

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum 1S

Integrating Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum 1S in Home Assistant and a few practical automations to make life even easier.

Tasmota Lights in Home Assistant Using Template Schema

The complex world of integrating Tasmota lights into Home Assistant using template schema.

Tuya Covers in Tasmota and Home Assistant

Configure Tuya based motors for covers (curtains, roller shades, blinds, …) in Tasmota and Home Assistant

Frankenstein Saturday 2: Electric Roller Shade Boogaloo

How to replace a Realtek WR4 module with an ESP8266 running Tasmota.

Zemismart ZM25TQ Roller Shade Motor Review

Review of the Zemismart ZM25TQ roller shade motor and how to integrate it in Home Assistant using Tuya integration.

Dryer Notifications with Home Assistant GUI only

Dryer notifications using Tasmota with Home Assistant autodiscovery and automation triggers plus an energy cost calculation sensor and dryer state sensor.

Frankenstein Saturday

What do you do when you have a box of unused devices? Frankenstein ‘em into something new!

Smarter Coffee

I like my morning coffee. I NEED MY MORNING COFFEE! Let’s make it smarter.

No B.S., just BSS!

Let’s get this thing rolling! The site is up… Pretty empty for now but give it time!

Visit Zigbee Device Compatibility Repository

Zigbee Device Compatibility Repository is striving to become the comprehensive list of all Zigbee devices supported by ZHA Home Assistant, Tasmota, Zigbee2MQTT, deCONZ, ZiGate and ioBroker.zigbee

Visit Tasmota Device Templates Repository

Tasmota Device Templates Repository is the official list of devices supported (and unsupported) by Tasmota