Project so far

Recently I have not had that much time to work on my project but over the last few months, I have managed to complete my dashboard with semi-functionality. This includes the control over Lights, Heating and Blinds.

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Sonoff

I was looking for a transformer from 230v to 5v. Although I found multiple options, the price per unit seemed a little too expensive about €3.00. While that does not look too expensive per unit, remember we also need a switch and an ESP module for WiFi connectivity. So, as an alternative I looked into these Sonoff devices.

SonOff

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Smart Home – The Idea

The idea is to monitor via several sensors the status of the house and to have some kind of control. We will also have a gesture sensor attached to a relay, we can then swipe to turn on and of the lights. The sensors will post their data to a MySQL server running on a raspberry pi 3.Read More