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🫑 Retrofit a wired doorbell to add WiFi and make it smart 🔔

power AAA
wireless WiFi
mcu ESP32
ongoing since April 2022

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ESP32

Schedule

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Monthly progress

  • April 2022: Learn about the current doorbell. Wait for ESP32-S3 and ESP32-C3 dev boards to arrive.