Automation

First of all, home automation or Smarthome is all the techniques of electronics, building physics and home automation, based on, Jeedom or Homeassistant. They make it possible to centralize the control of the various components. Home and business, (heating, shutters and garage door or entrance gate, electrical outlets, etc.). Computers and telecommunications make it possible to: centralize the control of...


Testing the new Nodon SIN-4-FP-21 heating module

A new arrival on the market for radiator control by pilot wire, the Nodon SIN-4-FP-21, faithful to the manufacturing quality of the brand, promises simplified management of radiators with management...

Haade-lab Youtube channel by August

I introduce myself August host of the Haade Channel on youtube, helped by Lulu we will feed the channel Haade-lab section by presenting tutorials and tests in home automation in...

Z-wave dead and buried

I admit, the title is a bit big, it is still a question of making an objective retrospective of this protocol which seems to disappear from the radars of European...

Google Coral AI and Frigate

A little tutorial to show you the benefits of a Google Coral in your NAS. I use the NVR frigate which processes images using AI in order to interpret object...

Comparison of Zigbee thermostatic heads

Since last year the government has been advising us to heat our homes to 19°C to save energy. Even more recently, a subsidy is offered, and as is often the...

Esp32-Korvo The microphone you need !

Home-assistant announced at the beginning of 2023, the year of the voice. By hiring Michael Hansen, nickname synesthesiam who is none other than the creator of the software Rhasspy, the...

Built a Smartphone environment in HA with UI Minimalist

As everyone knows, Home-Assistant is, in my opinion, one of the best home automation software of the moment. Well, that’s what I think. In this tutorial I will show you...

EFR32MG21 compatible Zigbee and Matter

That’s it ! Silabs confirms support for Matter gateway to zigbee and concurrent thread for EFR32MG21 chips, which equip various keys on the market like the key of Sonoff ZBDongle-E,...

Aqara AAQS-S01 Air Quality Sensor Test

Here is a niche module which has no real competition signed Aqara and lent by Domadoo, the AAQS-S01 module allows you to measure the air quality in real time, but...

SonoffLAN easily integrate Sonoff wifi modules

This time, I decided to write a 2 in 1 article, in order to introduce you to the integration of Sonoff modules via the SonoffLAN application created by AlexxIT which...

Fully automate an electric radiator in Home assistant

At the beginning I wanted to write a very simple article concerning the creation of an entity under home assistant which allowed to reverse an on/off switch command, particularly practical...

Managing Backups in Homeassistant

Today I’m going to talk about an important aspect not to be overlooked in home automation: Backup. Many of us do not think about this practice except we must not...

Cube Aqara T1 Pro review

test of the Aqara multifunction t1 pro cube and full integration with Zigbee2mqtt and Zha, an essential for home automation and impeccable quality for Aqara. This Cube T1 Pro controller...

Homeassistant automatic update

Here is a very interesting Blueprint, it allows you to automate all kinds of Homeassistant updates (Homeassistant kernel and system, Hacs, Add-ons, cards, etc…), easily creating a complete automation based...

Owon THS317-ET remote temperature sensor test

Given the rainy weather at the moment, I wanted to stay in the same state of mind by presenting to you today a temperature and fluid sensor with remote probe...

make a double waterproof zigbee socket for 40€

The world of zigbee-compatible objects is growing rapidly, but there are still many untapped niches on certain module creations. Today a little simple creation tutorial which consists of creating a...

Nspanel Pro V1.7.0 Update

Days go by and updates follow one another at Itead focusing on the NSPanel pro. Barely 1 month after the previous update The Nspanel pro already brings new features respecting...

Innr Vintage RF261 Bulb Test

In the world of lighting Innr is present today and thanks to Domadoo I will be able to present you a vintage bulb in the shape of ball with a...

Woox R7060 Irrigation Controller Test

Today I’m going to introduce you to a module that has little competition in the field of gardening and that will allow you to control your watering/irrigation system with your...

BLM special home automation recessed boxes

Here is a short article, concerning the integration of modules behind sockets or switches. As very often we are equipped with recessed boxes 4cm deep. Between electrical wire and the...

Which card to choose to mount your nas and home automation with nvr

I plan to equip a house with a NAS server which will be used mainly for home automation but also as a NVR recorder server. The priority is the price...

Nodon launches its matter range in presale

Today, NodOn is finalizing its first compatible products and offering a Matter demo kit with its flagship products to allow manufacturers to discover the products, their capabilities and to test...

Fibaro FGPWE-102 Smart Plug Test

Fibaro has always been a manufacturer of Z-wave modules of very high quality, they know how to combine aesthetics and functionality, just look at the switches they provide, simply Magnificent....

Jeedom Luna scrutinized

Jeedom has always been launching more and more powerful boxes, what about the Jeedom Luna, is it interesting, is it powerful? Is it a pure Jeedom creation or does it...

Siren test Heiman HS2WD-E compatible zigbee 3.0

Here is a smart siren that has been around for a long time, at the very beginning Heiman made a zwave version without backup batteries which was a big disadvantage,...

automate a virtual 2 way with 2 switch zigbee

It is common in France to want to replace its classic switches with zigbee switches. In order to save the cost, it is not to be interested in big brands...

Zigbee 3.0 plug comparison, which one to choose ?

In a world where there is no shortage of smart plugs, I am going to compare 4 zigbee 3.0 compatible plugs from the brand Nous, Neo, Aqara and Lidl. Trying...

Linkplay and Up2stream the quality DIY multiroom

I’ve wanted to write this review for a while, as I didn’t after purchasing the Up2stream Amp V3 board, but two years later, I can say that this product has...

Esp32-cam Ai Thinker and homeassistant

Why start this article when there are already plenty of others. First, I realized that the other articles or forum topics are all incomplete or poorly explained when it comes...

Domotizes the Itron water meter with esp and cc1101 in ha for 10€

Recently version 2022.11 of Homeassistant supports the water energy meter, it is possible to recover the data easily using esp and that for around 10€. In my case the meter...

Explanation of zones in Zoneminder

This is one of the most important concepts in ZoneMinder and there are six choices to choose from.

Use of filters in Zoneminder

The filters in ZoneMinder have a very important role, they allow you to classify, archive and delete almost everything in Zoneminder, whether events, videos or images.

Moes Push Button Zigbee Switch Test ZTS-EU

For continuity here is a quality test of the Moes tactile button switch also named Zts-eu this is a push button, moreover it bears the same name as the test...

Domotical Box Rail Din Home-assistant and Raspberrypi

For a long time I had the home automation system integrated into docker on the family NAS. But over time the installation has grown and as everyone knows the physical...

Home-Assistant Amber VS Jeedom Atlas

For the start of the school year Home-Assistant and Jeedom unveil two new boxes, the Home-Assistant Amber vs Jeedom Atlas. Amazing when you know that they both went out a...

home assistant icon tip

Here is in the series of the very small tutorials . I will quickly describe how to change an icon of a binary sensor thanks to the device_class, by customization...

Automate your garage door for 5€

In this article I will simply show you how to automate your garage door for 5 € with homeassistant and an esp8266 7-30V module. The domotized motor is a hormann...

Esphome and Homeassistant integrations

ESPHome is a program injection system to control your ESP8266 / ESP32 wifi modules with simple but powerful configuration files and control them remotely via home automation systems such as...

Connected Protocol Home over IP/Matter

This article is a translation of the original article available at this address of the future home over ip protocol

Zigbee vs Z-wave

To start, there are some zigbee vs z-wave comparisons on the internet but I find that they do not go all the way. So I will detail in this article...

Zigbee understand protocol and mesh

I tried to find on the web articles concerning the protocol and the zigbee mesh and the management of its park of modules but none had been able to meet...