It’s about a year ago since i wrote about a panic button setup with the Fibaro Button and Telldus/Tellstick. As I moved my Z-wave devices to Home Assistant, the Button scenes hasn’t been supported and therefore my button has been put away until now.
I recently bought an IKEA Trådfri gateway and some bulbs. This was a great and cheap supplement for automating my last missing lights. I have two ceiling lights in my hallway. I bought a Double Switch from Fibaro, but it’s a tight fit behind the switch on the wall. Buying two new separate relays for each light would cost too … Read More
One of the main reasons for getting into more advanced smarthome, was smoke detectors. I was looking for a control panel for smoke detectors that could notify me if anything triggers, and especially if something triggers in my rental apartment. I ended up with Fibaro smoke sensor (FGSD002) and Home Assistant (HA).
I was so impressed with this car-stereo/player that I have to write some few words about it 🙂 First a little history We have an old Volvo V40 (2000-mod). The default car-stereo has radio, cd and cassette, which is not that bad for this old car. In the first 6 months of this year (2017), Norway has switched from radio/FM … Read More
Using default git-commands are easy enough (if you are used to it), but this month I have started up two new projects on a clean computer. Setting up git for the first time is not a big issue, but I always start Googling – so this is a simple “from scratch” guide for starting with git on a clean Windows-computer … Read More
I wanted to test a camera with WiFi this time for easier placement, so I bought two different cameras – one from Ebay and the other from Alibaba. It was not before I got the packages that I realized they were basically the same cameras. Both cameras is branded HJT and it looks like they have the same firmware. The … Read More
Belive it or not… Finding a simple ping software to monitor some of your devices and your Internet is actually hard. There is a lot of software out there for it. Most of them works, but they are mostly crap and a lot of them cost money. Free Ping Tool License: Free Download: https://www.manageengine.com/free-ping-tool/free-ping-tool-index.html Simple and clean interface. Default view … Read More