Everyday practical home automation projects

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Projects created

with open source hardware and software

Capsicum photo
ongoing since Oct 2023

๐Ÿซ‘ Retrofit a wired doorbell to add WiFi and make it connected ๐Ÿ””

power 16340
wireless WiFi
sensor bell
mcu ESP32-C3
How to build it
Oak photo


completed July 2022

๐ŸŒณ Outdoor LoRa-GPS tracker with E-Ink display ๐Ÿ”‘

power 18650
wireless LoRa
sensor GPS
mcu SAMD21G18
bom cost USD $78.93
bom items 82
battery life 14 hours
How to build it
Pine photo
completed September 2020

๐ŸŒฒ Indoor Infrared receiver and transmitter with temperature sensor ๐ŸŽ

power AA
wireless Infrared
sensor Temperature
mcu SAMD21G18
bom cost USD $9.71
bom items 49
How to build it
Palm photo
completed July 2019

๐ŸŒด Outdoor BLE-connected UV sensor keychain ๐Ÿ—

power 380mAh LiPo
wireless BLE
sensor UV Index
mcu nRF52
bom cost USD $50.56
bom items 13
battery life 5 days
How to build it
Cactus photo
completed May 2019

๐ŸŒต Indoor WiFi-connected temperature and humidity sensor ๐Ÿถ

power 2000mAh LiPo
wireless WiFi
sensor Humidity
mcu ESP8266
bom cost USD $26.00
bom items 36
battery life 1 month
How to build it