As a follow on to my SwitchBot Bot review I wrote a few weeks ago, I have finally had a chance to have a play with the SwitchBot Hub Mini that SwitchBot were kind enough to send me to review. In this post, I’ll give …Read More
Time for Bed MotherF*****s! Automate your bedtime routine with Node-Red & Home-Assistant
Today I want to run you through our bedroom routine using node-red and home-assistant. After reading this post you should be able to create your own routines quickly and easily. My girlfriend and I live together and like all couples we kind of have a …Read More
Broadlink Firmware update takes down Home-Assistant component. See my Node-red workaround!
I’ve suddenly noticed that a recent firmware update from Broadlink has unfortunately caused issues with the broadlink component in home-assistant (hassio core). Whilst we’re waiting for the broadlink component to be updated, I’ve had to amend some of my flows in Node-red to take this …Read More
Automating a Humidifier with Node-red and a Broadlink RM3 Mini: Part 1
In part 1 of this 2 series post, I will detail how I took an IR controllable humidifer and integrated it into my home-automation system. I will list the steps I took and the code needed. In Part 2 I will discuss how I actually …Read More