Tuya Convert 2 - Flash Tuya Smartlife Devices - No Soldering - Remove the cloud with Tasmota ESPHome


Welcome back to flashing your devices without any soldering or opening of devices!  Flash Smart switches, plugs, lights, sockets and more with ease!  This process allows you to flash your previously locked out devices that wouldn't flash before on the original version of Tuya Convert.  TC will convert both older and newer firmware devices automatically.  Use your Raspberry Pi, Linux PC, Proxmox, etc to unlock all the amazing features of open source firmware.  Protect your privacy and data and keep it in your home.

Raspbian Buster Lite Download - https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/
Etcher Link - https://www.balena.io/etcher/
Putty Link - https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/latest.html

Parts List
Raspberry Pi 3
32gb Micro SD Card
Fliirc Case (optional: great RPi heat sink case)
Raspberry Pi 3 Kit (UK)

Tuya based favorites
Martin Jerry Dimmer
Martin Jerry Switch
Martin Jerry 3 way
Moes 3-Way Smart Switch
4 pack Smart Bulbs
4 pack Smart Plugs
and many more here on our page

**PLEASE READ!** Once you have configured the Wi-Fi settings and your Tasmota device connects to your Wi-Fi network, go to the web UI of the device. Click Console and type "Reset 5" (without quotes).  This will wipe flash memory of any Tuya firmware remnants to help prevent future corruption during Tasmota upgrades.

Steps for SSH/Putty Terminal (Copy and Paste)
sudo raspi-config
sudo apt install git
git clone https://github.com/ct-Open-Source/tuya-convert
cd tuya-convert
./install_prereq.sh
./start_flash.sh

PLEASE NOTE!  The thirdparty.bin file is included in the Tuya Convert github repo now and will be there for you automatically to flash.

How to Configure Tasmota with HA - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOg5qwO3Rh4

Devices/Toys we use -
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Amazon CA Link - https://amzn.to/2HchPZe

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Huge Thanks to Tollbringer for his help with testing this process and major design help with the video thumbnail.  Looks great!

Comments

  1. is there a way to run tuya-convert as a docker container in unRaid? I assume I would have to do hardware passthrough so that the container could see the usb wifi dongle, but shouldn't it work? Have you done it?

    I use a Raspberry Pi 3 currently, but this method would free that device up completely if it works :)

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    1. I haven't done it before as I've used a Pi3. You could try possibly doing a VM of Kali Linux and pass in a wifi adapter that allows hostapd to work.

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