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Learn how to integrate gadgets into the home automation platform Home Assistant with these tutorials. DIY, hacks, and stories to help you automate your home and make it a smart(er)-home. More information on my own setup can be found here. So lets get started.

One DIY Zigbee Gateway to rule them all.

DIY Zigbee Gateway with zigbee2mqtt

Build your own Zigbee gateway and get rid of the other expensive ones! In this tutorial you learn to build install and use it.
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Xiaomi 5 Outlet Power Strip review

Replace you bug and dumb power strip with a smaller, smarter and more compatible one like the Xioami Power strip.
One DIY Zigbee Gateway to rule them all.

Zigbee in Home Assistant

Build your own Zigbee gateway and get rid of the other expensive ones! In this tutorial you learn to build install and use it.

Interview with Jimz011 (creator of HKI: Homekit Infused)

A lot of people are inspired with the Home Assistant theme from Jimmy. it is called HKI: Homekit Infused.
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News: Logitech breaks Harmony connection to Home Assistant

And how to fix this Update 18-12: Logitech support has responded to the issue and ask for some...
MH-Z19 Air Quality Sensor

Build your own DIY Air Quality Meter based on the MH-Z19...

Use the MH-Z19 Sensor to build your own DIY Air Quality Meter. Integrate this meter into Smart Home systems like Domoticz and Home Assistant.
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My Smart Home setup with Home Assistant

This is my smart home setup with Home Assistant. Read what components I use to measure, monitor and automate to make my house smarter.
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Connecting Yeelight to Logitech Harmony

We are a big fan of the Yeelight platform as it offers allot of smart lighting at a very interesting price. One...

Build your own Universal Zigbee logic sensor by modifying a Xiaomi...

Sometimes you want to integrate some of the old technology into a smart home environment, but there is not the right sensor...

Tuya Smart Life integrated into Home Assistant

Add devices into Smart Life from Tuya so they can be used in Home Assistant.