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Preflashed ESPHome / Tasmota Smart Bulbs with an Added Bonus - Kauf BLF10

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  Someone has finally done it, a bulb with an oh sh!$ recovery method!  The Kauf BLF10 Bulb is on Amazon and preflashed with ESPHome .  Yes, you can also install other open source ESP8266 projects such Tasmota , WLED , etc by simply using your web browser.  No exploits, no hacks, no soldering, no wires, take it out of the box and go.   Purchase and skip the reading (Amazon) The bulb is a 10W LED (not to be confused with wattages stated as equivalent), I do not see a lumen rating at this time on the specifications but found the brightness by eye to be on par for a bulb of this size.  There are 5 independent color channels to this bulb; Red, Green, Blue, Cool White, and Warm White.  None of that 4 channel simulated warm white or cool white mess!  Keep in mind this is an A21 sized bulb that could have size issues fitting in some enclosures.  What's the added bonus?   Your eyes aren't deceiving you, those are indeed solder pads for 3V3, RX, TX, GND and GPIO Zero.  What does that

Zigbee Network Key Sniffing

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M.J. Wydra https://github.com/Tediore Discord: Tediore#8266 Synopsis This guide will explain how to sniff the network key from a Zigbee hub. The network key encrypts all messages sent between devices on a Zigbee network. When pairing a device, the coordinator sends the network key to the device which is encrypted with another key called the link key . There is a default link key called the well-known link key that all Zigbee devices use to encrypt the network key if no other link key is specified at the time of pairing (such as one generated with an installation code that is unique to the device being paired and is shared with the Zigbee software at the time of pairing). This guide assumes that the default link key is used. Objective Sniffing the network key from a hub can be useful when you want to see what Zigbee messages a manufacturer’s hub is sending to a paired device when performing certain actions such as changing settings on the device. This could assist you in adding that

Tuya Convert f.0 - Beginners Guide ESP8266 Transplant - TRUE Local Control

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How to Easily remove the WB3S, WR3, and other MCUs and replace them with an #ESP8266 module.  Ground up from the tools and techniques to get the job done so you can run #Tasmota, ESPHome, ESPEasy, etc on your device that you paid for!  Keep it local and #GYSOOTC!  ESP8266 Code Burner (Amzn) ESP12F (choice) Hot Air Rework Station (choice) Soldering Iron (Amzn) - https://geni.us/ZUx4vcu or https://geni.us/7O5Ji06 Solder (Amzn) - https://geni.us/N2N1sCv or https://geni.us/WzXJ5dd Flux (Amzn) - https://geni.us/iP8G Toolkit (Amzn) - https://geni.us/X2Kj Blue Tack (Amzn) - https://geni.us/gKnsC Helping Hands (Amzn) - https://geni.us/wOFR6 ⚡Ready to Go Solutions Athom Tasmota ( coupon code DIGIBLUR2 ) - https://www.athom.tech/products How to do Zigbee - https://youtu.be/TV5Qyssa7Ec CloudFree - https://bit.ly/3icyzB6 ⚡Resources How to Flash Tasmota - https://tasmota.github.io/docs/Getting-Started/#flashing How to Flash ESPHome - https://esphome.io/guides/getting_started_hassio.html#dashboard

How to Get Started with Zigbee2MQTT and Home Assistant

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I had so much information and knowledge to a dump on with Zigbee and how I've found the best way to integrate it all with the most reliability, it got split up into two videos.  All of the videos are split into chapters so you can easily find the information you need and skip the crap you don't need.  There's the install with non-supervisor and supervisor installs as well.   Part 1 Part 2 ⚡Coordinators/Hub Tubes ZB - https://www.tubeszb.com/ CircuitSetup - https://circuitsetup.us/product/usb-zigbee-stick-z-stack-coordinator/ ZZH - https://electrolama.com/projects/zig-a-zig-ah/ Ti - https://www.ti.com/store/ti/en/p/product/?p=LAUNCHXL-CC26X2R1 Ti - https://www.ti.com/store/ti/en/p/product/?p=LAUNCHXL-CC1352P-2   ⚡Zigbee Devices Aqara Sensors Iris Motion Sensor S31 ZB Smart Plug Linkind Plug and Remote Pack Sengled Power Monitoring Plugs Gledopto LED Zigbee Bridge Sage Doorbell Sensor ⚡Resources Zigbee2MQTT - https://www.zigbee2mqtt.io/ Supported Devices - https://www.zigbee2

Mass Tasmota Upgrades and Easy Management of Devices

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In depth easy to understand MQTT practices with all your Tasmota devices and more.  TasmoBackup, NodeRed, Tasmota Device Manager, and MQTTExplorer usage with Home Assistant. Tasmota Tips Episode 10 Jumping major versions? https://tasmota.github.io/docs/Upgrading/ Tasmota - https://www.tasmota.com Tasmota Device Manager  TDM - https://github.com/jziolkowski/tdm MQTT Explorer - http://mqtt-explorer.com/ TasmoBackup - https://github.com/danmed/TasmoBackupV1 YAML To Push MQTT Commands - https://github.com/digiblur/Tasmota/wiki/MQTT-Retains-and-Power-States ⚡Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US -  https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK -  https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA -  https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡Be Social!⚡ YouTube -  https://youtube.digiblur.com Discord Chat -  https://discord.digiblur.com Patreon -  https://patreon.digiblur.com Facebook -  https://facebook.digiblur.com Instagram -  https://instagram.digiblur.com Please note, the product links above could be affiliate links, using them could

iTead Sonoff iFan04-L - They listened!

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While chatting on Discord we got on the smart ceiling fan controller options or lack thereof.  Long story short there's a new listing for the Sonoff iFan04 controller.  Could it be?!?!  Did they finally listen to several of us and do a fan controller with 120VAC fans in mind?  YUP!  They sure did.  Is it ESP82xx based so we can put Tasmota or ESPHome on it?  Absolutely!   Buy from iTead - coupon code for 8% off SONOFFS8 Let's take a few steps back.  So what is it?  The iFan0x controller is designed to address a common problem many people have with wiring.  In older homes there would be one light switch in a bedroom to control the fan and light together.  If this switch was turned off, both the light and fan went off.  Of course in the past 20+ yrs that did change in many areas where they ran an additional hot wire in the bundle and have a 2 gang switch for light and fan.  Instead of a costly rewire the iFan controller steps in to fill the gap.  It's designed to receive th

New iTead Sonoff POW R3 - 25A Relay

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So every once in a while we seem to find some strange home automation product designs.  When I saw the name of POW R3 come across the FCC docs as 2APN5-POWR3 I was excited to see the new design.  If you aren't familiar with the previous model, POW R2 it was basically a large box at over 4 inches (114mm) long with power monitoring and a relay.  It definitely was a tank but its hard to park that tank in the garage!   UPDATE: The page is live on iTead for the POW R3 already! (POW R2 - source itead.cc) When iTead redesigned the new Sonoff Dual in the R3  revision, I was really impressed ( video link ).  ESP32, dual switch inputs, dual power monitoring in small form factor design.  The new redesign of the POW is weird...it got bigger! Pics from the FCC Filing First thoughts.  ESP8266!  WOOT!  Header pins and things labelled.  YES!  Great job OYO for thinking of the DIY community!  Tasmota or ESPHome is waiting to be installed.  What are these empty headers here?  Call me!  By loo

NEW Amcrest AD410 2K Video Doorbell - RTSP & Person Detection

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Is it worth the upgrade from the AD110 Model? #Amcrest added local #PersonDetection right inside the camera itself.  How to capture all the doorbell events right into MQTT with Home Assistant.  Another crazy in depth review!  Enjoy The BEST Part! Amcrest Video Doorbell AD410 (Amazon) Amcrest Video Doorbell AD110 (Amazon) Doorbell Power Transformer Upgrade (if needed) (Amazon)   Endurance 64gb micro SD Card (Amazon)   ⚡Resources Frigate Video Mentioned - https://youtu.be/V8vGdoYO6-Y Previous Model Video - https://youtu.be/DHH0S2j6uBU Amcrest2MQTT - https://github.com/dchesterton/amcrest2mqtt AD410 Amcrest Articles - https://support.amcrest.com/hc/en-us/categories/360005143132-AD410 Dahua Config Tool - https://dahuawiki.com/ConfigTool ⚡Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡Be Social!⚡ Main Website - https://www.digiblur.com Discord Chat - https://discord.digiblur.com Patreon - https://patreon

ALL Local Control Thermostat with MQTT and Home Assistant - Venstar T7900

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Why did I wait this long to control my air conditioner without the cloud!?!?  Something so simple and yet so awesome.  The Venstar local API changes things in my smart home.   Venstar T7900 Color - https://amzn.to/3u1fjdV Venstar T2000 - https://amzn.to/3ym6EG6 Venstar T7900 (Ebay) - https://ebay.us/ipA9FG Venstar T2000 (Ebay) - https://ebay.us/ZKRAjC Venstar Sensors - https://ebay.us/Q3qZri Venstar Add A Wire - https://amzn.to/2QxqRrC Venstar Wireless Sensor - https://amzn.to/3wdokSD Venstar Wired Sensor - https://amzn.to/33Tk3aX Venstar Amazon Canada - https://amzn.to/3ylzd6x Local API Docs - https://developer.venstar.com/documentation/ Home Assistant Venstar Integration - https://www.home-assistant.io/integrations/venstar/ Venstar MQTT - https://github.com/terafin/mqtt-venstar-bridge ⚡Products We Use/Recommend Amazon US - https://amzn.to/2YZNDeO Amazon UK - https://amzn.to/2TnG2R4 Amazon CA - https://amzn.to/2JWsNq5 ⚡Be Social!⚡ Main Website - https://www.digiblur.com Discord Chat -