My Roborock started to make some weird noises. Sounded like the start of a broken fan/motor. I googled a bit, and found that I was not the first one. I found a similar problem from another person that uploaded a video on YouTube. I contacted Xiaomi support and got this response 40 minutes later: You could try methods below.1. Empty …
Mqtt-docker for Home Assistant
In this post, I created a simple PHP-to-MQTT integration for Telldus Tellstick. I used CloudMQTT as a broker, but after upgrading HA to 0.107 it stopped working for some reason. When I started to troubleshoot this, I started wondering why I have used a third-party broker. Maybe it was before I started with docker… So i just fired up an …
Video surveillance for your home and why I choose UniFi
I have been using cameras at home since late 90’s, mostly for fun. When we bought a house in 2011, the usage changed. I started with a camera to check if the garage door was open or closed, then a weather-camera, then a camera in the stable to check on the horses and so on.
1 1/2 year with Xiaomi Mi Roborock 2 (S5)
Time goes fast. It’s almost 1 1/2 year since (07.08.2018 to be exact) we bought the Xiaomi Roborock vacuum cleaner, and it’s one of my best investment ever made!
Apple TV keeps turning on my TV
I recently got a new 4K Apple TV. I replaced this with my old Apple TV 4 in the living-room. Suddenly I could not turn off my TV anymore. When I turned off the TV and/or put the Apple TV to sleep, it took 2-3 seconds and it turned itself on again. I googled and started debugging. All the steps …
Add letsencrypt to Home Assistant with own domain-name
Follow Source: https://certbot.eff.org/lets-encrypt/ubuntubionic-other Source: https://serverfault.com/questions/750902/how-to-use-lets-encrypt-dns-challenge-validation Before pressing enter, I added the TXT record in my DNS. After adding it, I waited a couple of minutes before pressing enter. Add to Home Assistant For now, I copied the certificates from /etc/letsencrypt/live/… to a SSL folder under my Home Assistant config. Renew It looks like the domain-registrar has to support a script …
Z-wave garagedoor opener with Qubino Flush 1D Relay and Home Assistant
It’s now 4 years since I first connected a RX-Multi to control my garagedoors from Telldus. Since then I have slowly moved towards Home Assistant and Z-wave.
Home Assistant – Zigbee
With ConBee USB and deCONZ
Best LED-strip solution for Home Assistant?
After watching the LED-strip tutorial on BRUH Automation, I decided I needed some LED-strips!
Configure host record on Ubiquiti USG
If you are running internal server/services that need to be reached on the Internet, you probably have a DNS set up for them. To reach this services on their DNS, from your local network, you need edit the host-file on the USG. For my case, one of the services was Home Assistant, which is configured with DNS and certificates. This …