August 2, 2021

A while ago I bought the Aquara door/window sensors from Xiaomi with a price tag of €40 for 4 sensors. The sensors are not only cheap but have an instantaneous response within homeassistant. The Aquara itself Most sensors are big and bulky, the aquara’s are small and beautiful With a size of only: 4.1 x […]

January 29, 2021

You probably came here because of my other post. Get-started The prerequisites for this zigbee network are: Up and running home assistant Zigbee bridge (I use ConbeeII) Other devices Setup Plug in the USB stick and go to the supervisor > System > hardware. This will show a list of hardware. For example “/dev/ttyACM0”, note […]

January 26, 2021

Many years ago my smart home started with philips hue. As you may know, philips hue works on the zigbee protocol which enables meshing. Which let’s you connect further away devices. Although I really love philips hue and it’s bridge I need to connect more devices. Ooh the zigbee As one of my favorite youtubers […]