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DIY Smart Home Automation Media Server | unRaid How To Guide | Part 1

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  An easy complete guide to using some old gear or new gear to setup a Smart Home Server with unRaid.  No command line experience needed.  Plex, Home Assistant, Openhab, NodeRed, Nextcloud, MQTT, Zigbee2mqtt and many more options... Samsung Bar USB - https://amzn.to/3rmW5Ox ⚡ Optional Hardware Hard drives (removed from case/shuck) - https://amzn.to/2NUiLbh Small tower - https://ebay.us/M21DO3 Desktop server - https://ebay.us/HaR6kp Coral TPU for Frigate - https://amzn.to/3rudGUU or https://coral.ai/products/#prototyping-products M.2 Cache Drive - https://amzn.to/3tZ5E88 ⚡ My Current Production Build  Mobo - https://amzn.to/35otXjk CPU - https://amzn.to/33gtjmB Memory - https://amzn.to/2rghb7P Case - https://amzn.to/37AW9kT Hard Drive - https://amzn.to/2QHvdtX PSU - https://amzn.to/35vg0jH ⚡ Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡ Be Social! ⚡ Discord Chat - https://discord.gg/bNtTF2v Patreo

Sonoff Dual R3 in wall Smart Switch | ESP32 Power Monitoring & BLE | How to Setup Tasmota

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Sonoff iTead Dual R3 with Tasmota - Dual channel power monitoring and BLE scanning. Full guide of setup and even some soldering & flashing how-to tips as a bonus! Power monitoring chip CSE7761 ⚡ Where to Purchase iTead Sonoff Dual R3 - https://shrsl.com/2uvei (Other stores will be listed when they become available) BLE Sensors (optional) - https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_9z1z8K ⚡ Soldering & Others USB On/Off Cable - https://amzn.to/2Nsv26z USB TTL 3.3v - https://amzn.to/2NqtAS2 Hakko Soldering Station - https://amzn.to/3s1xKPm T100 Portable Soldering Iron - https://amzn.to/2NpGPCq Flux - https://amzn.to/2OH3JpC Bluetack - https://amzn.to/3lrod1B Fine 0.015 Solder - https://amzn.to/3lqMrJt Jumpers - https://amzn.to/3cEqLFK CliffQuickTest - https://cloudfree.shop/product/cliff-quicktest-qt1/?ref=digiblur ⚡ Tasmota Template {"NAME":"Sonoff Dual R3","GPIO":[32,0,0,0,0,0,3232,3200,0,576,225,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7296,7328,224,0,0,0,0,160,161,0,0,0,0,0,

Gosund WO1 Smart Outlet - Power Monitoring with Tasmota

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  Purchase the Outlet on Amazon  Especially in 2021 there really aren't many devices that you can flash over the air with Tuya Convert .  The Gosund Smart Outlet is one of them. Features: Dual Outlets Dual Buttons Dual Relays Dual Relay Status LEDs Single channel dual Link LEDs ESP8285 for Tasmota! Power monitoring (both outlets combined into a single channel) (take note iTead Sonoff !)   Even if you decided to flash it OTA, having that backup option for recovery is an awesome thing since the pads are pretty easy to get to with a Torx bit (no glue or breaking anything!)   One oddity with this outlet are the buttons.  Instead of using the available GPIO pins on the ESP chip they tied them to the analog input on the ESP and the buttons pull down the A0 pin with two different resistor values.  No, pushing both doesn't combine them, it just follows the least path of resistance of course.  Don't just snag the template below and run, you need the Rule to control them!   After yo

Zigbee2MQTT with the Sonoff Zigbee Bridge

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  If you've been using your Zigbee bridge with the ZHA integration and don't like some of the oddities of buttons using ZHA Events, etc or simply just want to detach from HA, or even enable support more devices; it's time to jump on over to Zigbee2MQTT.  Previously there wasn't the ability to use Zigbee2MQTT if you were using the Sonoff Zigbee Bridge.  It is currently in the development branch of Zigbee2MQTT if you want to give it spin.  Trust me, it's well worth it!!   Still using your Sonoff Zigbee Bridge with the cloud?  Take it out of the cloud with this guide!  https://www.digiblur.com/2020/07/how-to-use-sonoff-zigbee-bridge-with.html iTead also is now selling their USB 3.0 dongle that uses the same chip as the Zigbee Bridge.  It is preflashed with correct firmware out of the box that can also be used with ZHA and Zigbee2MQTT using the same procedure as below with the USB port. If you are using the ZHA integration at this time I would suggest removing all your

Wyze Outdoor Plug with Tasmota

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  Just leaving this here...  pretty slick for an outdoor plug at this price point.  It looks like they are currently out of stock though.  I'll be doing more with this soon!   Order on Amazon.com Notify when in Stock from Wyze.com   (no affiliation) UPDATE:  Full flashing article -  https://www.digiblur.com/2021/03/how-to-flash-wyze-outdoor-plug-esphome.html ⚡Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US -  https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK -  https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA -  https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡Be Social!⚡ Discord Chat -  https://discord.gg/bNtTF2v Patreon -  https://www.patreon.com/digiblurDIY Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/groups/digiblurdiy Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/digiblurdiy Please note that links above may be an affiliate link, utilization could earn digiblurDIY a small commission of most purchases and helps with future video projects. Thank you!

Treatlife SL10 RGB CCW ESP Transplant

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Treatlife SL10 RGB CCW Transplant By boilerboy165   The SL10 comes with a WB8P chip inside which cannot be flashed with Tasmota or ESPHome. In this guide, I will go over the steps on how to replace the MCU with an ESP8266 esp12 board. My bulb uses an SM2135E chip to control the colors on the bulb. Thankfully Tasmota can control the SM2135E. Tools Needed: ·          Soldering iron & solder ·          Wire cutters ·          Small side cutters ·          2 smaller flat blade screwdrivers or spudgers ·          Razor blade ·          Esp8266 12E ·          30 AWG and some larger 20-24 AWG wire Teardown: Let’s walk through the dismantling of the bulb. There are a few other guides out there but this is what worked best for me. Disclaimer – I am not responsible for any injury, damage, emotional, or physical harm if you follow this guide. This is dealing with high voltage. Do not power the bulb if it is open. You are doing this at your own risk. Start with removi

UniFi 6 LR Access Point Review - Wi-Fi 6

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  I recently swapped my #UniFi WiFi 5 AC LR access point for the WiFi 6 version.  I was going to wait for WiFi 6e but decided against it and was glad I did!  #WiFi6 #UniFi6 U6 LR Specs AX210 WiFi Client Upgrade ⚡Oculus Quest 2 VR (US) - https://amzn.to/3aGaosv in Canada - https://amzn.to/3ukaWvD in the UK - https://amzn.to/3k9Vfmd ⚡Buy Ubiquiti UniFi products on Amazon Amazon US - https://amzn.to/3qIzyfA Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/3sfbKAb Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/3ukozer ⚡Notes for further testing and updates  U5 Laptop Speeds 0 walls - 431/325 (80mhz) U6 Laptop Speeds 0 walls - 630/837 (80mhz) U5 Pixel Speeds 4-5 walls - 20/0 to 1 U6 Pixel Speeds 4-5 walls - 77/38 Interesting the upload was always faster on the laptop vs download on the U6. The U6 added significantly more usable real world coverage on the 5ghz band. The impressive part was using a clean DFS 160mhz channel and being able to saturate the 1 gig ethernet uplink to the U6. I bet it could do more if it had a 2.5gb ether

SONOFF L1 Lite LED Strip - Music Sync with Tasmota

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Purchase the Sonoff L1 Lite Usually most of the LED strips I've run into that do some sort of music sync have a chipset that isn't DIY friendly.  That quickly changes with the Sonoff L1 Lite LED Strip.  A few quick specs: 12 VDC RGB LEDs (no dedicated white channel) Length 5M (not waterproof) 30 LEDs/m And best of all ESP8285 Wi-Fi chipset To flash Tasmota on the controller it is pretty straight forward except for one small issue.  Typically you need 3V3, Ground, RX, TX and GPIO Zero to flash an ESP chipset.  They did break out every thing on some nice pads for us on the back except for one small piece, the GPIO zero pad.   Solder up your 4 connections on the back to 3V3, GND, RX and TX.  These will attach to your USB TTL adapter like normal, you'll need to reverse RX and TX of course, RX to TX and TX to RX.  Attach a small wire to Ground as we will need to manually hold this wire to a the Gpio0 pin on the ESP8285 while power is applied.  Be careful to not ground out anythi

What is Zigbee and Z-Wave? Smart Home 2021

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   What is Zigbee and Z-Wave?  Smart Home 2021 Confused by all of this #SmartHome stuff?  Don't invest in random stuff, join us for the #Zigbee Series where we break it all down for you.  Jump into the world of local control with Zigbee devices.  ⚡Zigbee USB Sticks🏒 CC2531 (Amazon US)  https://amzn.to/3oKeaEV CC2531 (Banggood)  https://www.banggood.com/custlink/KvvRSoCRBa CC2531 (Aliexpress)  https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_Af3Iam CC2652RB  https://slae.sh/projects/cc2652/ CC2652R  https://www.tindie.com/products/electrolama/zzh-cc2652r-multiprotocol-rf-stick/ CC1352-P2  https://www.ti.com/store/ti/en/p/product/?p=LAUNCHXL-CC1352P-2 ⚡Zigbee Products Sonoff Motion -  https://amzn.to/3reBvjE Sonoff Temp -  https://amzn.to/3r8WdS2 Sonoff Bridge -  https://amzn.to/3oIDDP0 Sonoff Mini -  https://amzn.to/3cNN25J Aqara Zigbee Sensors -  https://amzn.to/3tiMHh0 Ecolink Door Sensors -  http://ebay.to/3oMUYpP XHS Door Sensors -  http://ebay.to/3jbnIaN ⚡Home Automation Zigbee2MQTT -  https

What is Zigbee? Staring a Smart Home in 2021

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  What is Zigbee?  Smart Home 2021 Confused by all of this #SmartHome stuff?  Don't invest in random stuff, join us for the #Zigbee Series where we break it all down for you.  Jump into the world of local control with Zigbee devices.  ⚡Zigbee USB Sticks🏒 CC2531 (Amazon US) https://amzn.to/3oKeaEV CC2531 (Banggood) https://www.banggood.com/custlink/KvvRSoCRBa CC2531 (Aliexpress) https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_Af3Iam CC2652RB https://slae.sh/projects/cc2652/ CC2652R https://www.tindie.com/products/electrolama/zzh-cc2652r-multiprotocol-rf-stick/ CC1352-P2 https://www.ti.com/store/ti/en/p/product/?p=LAUNCHXL-CC1352P-2 ⚡Zigbee Products Sonoff Motion - https://amzn.to/3reBvjE Sonoff Temp - https://amzn.to/3r8WdS2 Sonoff Bridge - https://amzn.to/3oIDDP0 Sonoff Mini - https://amzn.to/3cNN25J Aqara Zigbee Sensors - https://amzn.to/3tiMHh0 Ecolink Door Sensors - http://ebay.to/3oMUYpP XHS Door Sensors - http://ebay.to/3jbnIaN ⚡Home Automation Zigbee2MQTT - https://www.zigbee2mqtt.io/ Hom

Smarter Laundry Voice Notifications | Sonoff S31 & Home Assistant

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  Smarter Washer and Dryer Notifications for 2021. As with many things #HomeAssistant and #Tasmota, setup got much easier!  All point and click configurations. Extended Director's Cut of this video if you want a more in depth dive - https://youtu.be/Tjg4tioZzbs Sonoff S31 - https://amzn.to/3sRK2uF Direct from iTead - https://shrsl.com/2r10c Preflashed S31 - http://ebay.to/35ZCIDj Athom - http://bit.ly/3iNyEet USB TTL - https://amzn.to/2L2w5Zq Jumper Wires - https://amzn.to/2DlghNf Test Probes - https://amzn.to/2BRSR1C or https://amzn.to/2AIA2NU Use Text to Speech with Alexa - https://hasscasts.com/home-assistant-alexa-tts/ ⚡ Previous Videos DIY Electric Dryer Notifications - https://youtu.be/NbUJPZbyXo8   ESPHome Whole Home Power Monitoring - https://youtu.be/BOgy6QbfeZk ⚡ Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡ Be Social! ⚡ Discord Chat - https://discord.gg/bNtTF2v Website - https://ww

What's happening to the ESP8266? | Smart Home Local Control Issues

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A little different style video talking about the future of the ESP8266 in the local control Smart Home IoT World.  Video -  https://youtu.be/hskofG2eiGs Transplanting an ESP Module - https://www.digiblur.com/2020/12/treatlife-dual-indoor-dimmable-smart.html RTL Arduino SDK - https://www.amebaiot.com/en/ameba-arduino-getting-started-rtl8710/ ⚡Other Resources How to Flash with the Jig - https://youtu.be/imKZbhJ8lvU ⚡Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡Connect!⚡ Discord Chat - https://discord.gg/bNtTF2v Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/digiblurDIY Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/digiblurdiy DISCLAIMER: I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for this channel to earn commissions by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  Most or all product links are affiliate links and digiblurDIY could receive

Treatlife Dual Indoor Dimmable Smart Plug (DP-20) ESP Transplant

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Treatlife Dual Indoor Dimmable Smart Plug (DP-20) ESP Transplant Submitted by M.J. Wydra https://github.com/Tediore Treatlife released an indoor dual outlet dimmable smart plug in Q4 2020. It ships with a WB3S module which is not compatible with Tasmota but is pin-compatible with the ESP-12 (see the end of this document for a pinout comparison). This means the WB3S can be removed and replaced with an ESP-12 flashed with Tasmota. The plug is held together with four screws and some internal clips. Remove the informational sticker on the back to access the four screws. Remove the screws and pry in the gap on the longer sides of the plug to open the plug up. Unfortunately the plug is equipped with a secondary TuyaMCU (Nuvoton M031EC1AE, pictured to the left of the WB3S). This means the plug will use the Tasmota TuyaMCU module (Module 54) once the WB3S is replaced with an ESP. Take care not to remove any of the pads when desoldering the WB3S. I accidentally removed the RX pad on the board w

Comparing the Best Security Cameras 2020 on a budget! 4K 8MP and 5MP

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  I started with 7 cameras in the comparison but the wheels quickly fell off of 3, leaving 4 great cameras and even a couple of them bring Starlight lenses and 4K to the table.   Amcrest 5MP - https://amzn.to/2TjVUVq Reolink RLC-520 5MP - https://amzn.to/35oD5Gv Amcrest 4K 8MP Bullet - https://amzn.to/3mhtPL9 Amcrest 4K 8MP Turret (not shown in video) - https://amzn.to/3mkoAKA Annke C800 4K 8MP - https://amzn.to/3ohq5Lb How to put Ethernet Cable Ends on for POE Cameras - https://youtu.be/p1vwjhvHKLI GoPro Hero 9 - https://amzn.to/2TkuxuE -=-=-=-Products We Use/Recommend-=-=-=- Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2HchPZe DISCLAIMER: I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for this channel to earn commissions by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  Most or all product links are affiliate links and digiblurDIY could receive compensa