Review Home Automation

Home Automation

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In case RF433 isn’t going away – Sonoff RF bridge

Turn RF433 Sonoff devices into IoT smart gadgets with Sonoff RF bridge
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Sonoff D1 Dimmer – an improved design?

I'm playing with Sonoff D1 dimmer. A new product from ITEAD team to toggle and dim your lights on request
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Sonoff IP Camera (GK-200MP2-B) – but can you flash it with...

Sonoff IP Camera - yes, not a switch, not a socket but RTSP enabled IP camera under $30
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Robotic lasers on carpets – Xiaomi 1S vacuum

Xiaomi 1S will keep your floors clean when you are out and about! It's feature-packed and finds its own way around the house with ease.
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Waking up with Zemismart Motorised Curtains

Use Zemismart Motorised Curtains to transform your bedroom into something from the future!
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BENEXMART Tuya Zigbee kit

When it comes to home automation, Aqara and Xiaomi aren't the only Zigbee options - first look at Benexmart Zigbee kit and functions.
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Sonoff Mini – great switch, but…

Sonoff Mini comes with DIY mode and lets you control your lights via wall switch as well as the internet
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Shelly 1 – brilliant software, flawed hardware

Shelly 1 is a smart switch that comes with great software, but less than stellar hardware

Blinded by the Zemismart Downlight

How about an LED, Zigbee controlled downlight that has stronger colours that anything I have seen so far?

“Mint Colour”? – BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip

BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip is a great budget option that comes with a very bright white LED channel and complimentary RGB LEDs. A perfect mix to provide direct light and ambient lights to your environment.
Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0

My new favourite: Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0 charger

Xiaomi Quick Charge 3.0 charger comes with USB-C and 6 ports to keep your devices topped up - fast.
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Shelly Eye (catching) camera

Shelly Eye comes with 7 day cloud backup, two way audio and unique design

Racing against Xiaomi 20k mAh battery

Speed and capacity - these are the advantages of Xiaomi's 20k mAh battery
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Pokit Meter – seriously handy

Pokit Meter is a multimeter and an oscilloscope in a pocket-size form factor that works over Bluetooth with your phone.

Spunky Beat – a bit of a pickle

Spunky Beats come with 4-7h playback time, large 24h worth of charge case and decent sound