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Flash Tasmota on Tuya Device using Tuya-Convert The Tuya-Convert project allows you to free up from the cloud most of the Tuya devices that are based on the ESP8266 chipset. The device then can be used with newly flashed TASMOTA frimware with openHAB or other home automation servers without the need for a cloud server. This in turn gives you privacy and rapid respose compared to cloud based automation systems. The 3-gang switch I have is based on ESP8266 chip, but it also has another chip (Tuya MCU) controls ESP8266 chip by sending and receiving commands between device buttons and...

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Apple HomeKit is a user-friendly platform for anyone who owns an iOS device and is interested in a simple, reliable DIY smart-home system.   To see all our Homekit product click here! With a couple of HomeKit-compatible devices and an iPhone or iPad, you can start from scratch and have an integrated system up and running in a few minutes. Control your HomeKit system via the Siri voice assistant built into Apple phones, tablets, computers, and watches, or from Apple’s HomePod smart speaker.   If you go with HomeKit as your smart-home platform, you aren’t necessarily trapped by your decision. Many popular HomeKit-compatible devices...

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https://www.ozsmartthings.com.au/products/smart-wifi-rgbw-downlight Our guide on Using Tasmota to control our Smart RGBW Downlight in Home Assistant:   To do the original Tasmota over the air flash I followed the instructions I found on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt5-iZc4_qU&list=WL&index=18&t=0s   And here: http://www.thesmarthomehookup.com/tuya-convert-walk-through-february-2019/   I found it useful to watch both, but used the instructions in thesmarthomehookup blog more.   Basic workflow was: Get a Raspberry Pi, I used an old Pi-B (as in the second model, not a 3-B or anything nice like that) Install Raspbian <current release> Lite on it I used Etcher as recommended to flash the SD card I use Putty to access...

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Introduction to BroadLink Products and How to Configure Them What are BroadLink Products BroadLink products provide basic home automation at an affordable price. These products enable you to control your home anywhere you are and any time you want. BroadLink is proving to be a game-changer in the remote control field. Oz Smart Things is selling following BroadLink products RM Mini 4c mini Universal Remote RM Pro Plus Universal Remote Rm Pro 4 Universal Remote RM Mini Universal Remote RM Mini is universal remote who can control any Infrared device which can be controlled through remote control. Example of such devices...

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Ok, So you have made the right choice of choosing Z-wave to control your (IoT) devices to communicate with each other. But maybe things are not working quite as well as you expect. You press a button on your phone or send a voice command and and you wait..... and then finally a light comes on!  Another common problem is when a battery powered sensor was updating the temperature last week and this week it just doesn’t seem to be sending updates anymore or at best sporadically. As Z-Wave experts we have helped our customers build and rebuilt hundreds of Z-Wave networks...

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