Thanks to iOS 13.1.2 on my iPhone XR, now I can open/close my garage using Siri when I leave or come home using a few dollars Wemos D1 mini, relay and wiring. I’ll have his done in details after verifying everything is working perfectly. Use . Read this needed.
Software got updated and the links got disappeared, I couldn’t do the Wemos D1 mini using the older version anymore. I had to read again, now I’m going to document what needs to be done to just re-install a new version to be able to compile and upload the sketch to the wemos to be […]
We want some camera to check the garage door status when we’re away from home, we found the zmodo mini camera is quite good for the money. It doesn’t have microSD slot for local recording, we already got the for that. Wyze cam is a little more expensive. The setup wifi on mobile devices is […]
Got the camera from Amazon for $26. There are others but this one can record events to local micro SD card. 2 ways radio works well. Very solid with internet. Doesn’t work with Echo Dot. Work with both Android and iOS. For a cheaper wifi camera that doesn’t have mircoSD card, also a good one.
Watch this video to configure your software using Windows or Mac. Software needed: , , //arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json Make sure to select the correct board and port to communicate through USB – Also go to manage library and install esp8266 microgear library. . For using with Low Level Active 5V Relay, we need to […]
Thanks to Driscocity’s idiot’s guide to Garage Door Opener, I could create one for my house and it works perfectly. I’ll show how I did it with my raspberry pi 3 from the beginning to end for anyone to follow.
01/29/2018 The tablet started to drop signals with wifi frequently on both 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz. The apps launcher became extremely slow. I think the tablet is defective. Returned it for a different one. I need an Android tablet to play with and Samsung seems to be a great choice among tablets until I read about […]