Monitoring a boiler using Tasmota on ESP8266 and DS18B20 sensors

Introduction After having written about monitoring and driving an old fuel furnace, next step was to control a fancy thermodynamic boiler. My boiler is a Remeha Azorra 200E, I wanted to be able to monitor its proper functioning: Measure power consumption; Mesure temperatures of air inlet, water tank and water output. To achieve this, I […]

Home Assistant – Zigbee device updates : ZHA & ZHA_TOOLKIT OTA

Introduction I quickly put together this article to provide guidance on how I flashed my cheap AliExpress ZigBee Smart plug. These are also known as Tuya TS011F. Consider this as a work in progress article. The purpose is to fix a firmware flaw causing the plugs to turn off when reaching 251 volts. Even if […]

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Setting up a Zigbee WiFi bridge using Tasmota and Sonoff hardware

Introduction This post is about bridging Zigbee devices to my Home Assistant server. From Wikipedia : “Zigbee is a low-cost, low-power, wireless mesh network standard targeted at battery-powered devices in wireless control and monitoring applications. Zigbee delivers low-latency communication. Zigbee chips are typically integrated with radios and with microcontrollers.” Make sure to not confuse with Z-Wave, they are […]