In this tutorial, I thought I’d show you how simple it is to utilise the Aqara sensors and link them directly to Google Home and Alexa. I will be building on top of some tutorials I’ve already published, so I’ll skip through some of the …Read More
Xiaomi Aqara Sensors: My 2 year review
So it’s coming up to 2 years now since i’ve had the xiaomi aqara sensors up and running, and I thought i’d give everyone an update as to how they’ve performed, battery life etc, as well as some things I’ve been doing with them. If …Read More
Sensory Overload – what does it cost to kit out a three bedroom home with sensors and switches on a budget.
Ok so I have been running Xiaomi Aqara sensors (zigbee) for more than a year now and they have been brilliant. So much so that I’ve just bought another load. When this package arrived through the door, my girlfriend made her usual comment about me …Read More
Adding Xiaomi Aqara Sensors to Home-Assistant/Hassio with a USB CC2531 and no gateway
So I recently went to Asia for a short vacation, stopping off in Beijing and South Korea for a little over 9 days in total. I’d already purchased some goodies on Aliexpress, but they hadn’t been delivered yet, so I decided to go about looking …Read More