Using the Sonoff SV with a relay to open/close gate remotely by semiautomatix

12V + and – (from the gate motor supply) to the sonoff + and – power input sonoff SV output (+ and -) to relay input relay output (NO contact) to gate motor trigger contacts The relay can easily be purchased at Communica, Mantech or similar for about R10 a piece This will require some basic soldering skills and a bit of time (approximately 10 minutes I would say). Please note: the end user accepts full responsibility for death, injury or damage to property when following the above instructions.

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Instructions for flashed devices by semiautomatix

To access your Tasmota device either: Create a WiFi hotspot on your smart device with the SSID “smartkit” and password “password” (no quotes); find the device IP; enter the IP in the smart device browser; change your WiFi settings Start Wifi smartconfig, with 3 short presses, allowing for SSID and Password configuration using an Android mobile phone with the ESP8266 SmartConfig app. The LED will blink during the config period. A single button press during this period will abort and restart sonoff. Put the device in WiFi manager mode with 4 short presses – you should then see an SSID of Sonoff-xxxx; connect to Sonoff-xxxx; enter 192.168.4.1 in your browser; change your WiFi settings Start Wifi Protected Setup (WPS), with 5 short presses, allowing for SSID and Password configuration using the router’s WPS button or webpage. The LED will blink during the config period. A single button press during this…

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Sonoff S26 WiFi Smart Plug – EU by semiautomatix

Sonoff S26 is a WiFi smart plug with EU standard. Users can instantly convert any plug into a smart outlet with a convenient timer function that works on the user’s smartphone. With this smart socket, you can turn on and off any connected device – either via the eWeLink app or by pressing the manual control knob of the WiFi plug. It allows you to set countdown/schedule/loop timers to auto-turn on or off the WiFi controlled outlet via the app. You can share the WiFi plug with your family so that you can all control the device. Just plugin and take a minute to setup – you’ll be able to control your lighting and home appliances from anywhere, at any time. Buy now »

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Introducing the Sonoff iFan02 by semiautomatix

Convert Any Non-smart LED Ceiling Fan to WiFi Smart Ceiling Fan with Light Sonoff iFan02 is a driver for ceiling fans with lights. By replacing the old driver with the iFan02, your non-smart LED ceiling fan will be converted to a smart ceiling fan. It allows you remotely control the ceiling fan, with LED light, via the eWeLink app. You can turn the fan on and off, turn the light on and off, change the fan speed and the light’s colour. Buy now »  

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Sonoff Power On State by grantrobertson247

With most smart lighting devices, the switch needs to be powered on continually in order to have the ‘smart’ ability available – and the Sonoff is no different. One thing that is different, however, is that the power on state has 3 distinct options which are selectable . Typically the power on state cannot be changed on many systems. Each option is described in detail : 1) ON : As per video, this is the option I prefer. This means when power is restored for whatever reason, the bulb defaults to on. Effectively, this means the switch can be used as a traditional switch with the lever. A negative, though, would be a power cut in the middle of night and having your house default to on … 2) OFF : This is the default setting and means that the lever can’t be used traditionally. If power is cut and…

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Sonoff : 433Mhz RF Remote by grantrobertson247

The Sonoff 433Mhz remote control can be synced to either a Slampher or Sonoff RF. It comes with 4 buttons and can be used to control the light on/off from around 15m line of site without the app. In conjunction with the eWeLink scene function , a number of lights around a property can be groups and controlled with a single click. Ideal for cases where external lights can be activated as one driving up the drive way ; cases where a phone/app is not needed or immobile.

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Sonoff : Amazon Alexa Integration by grantrobertson247

Amazon Alexa offers support for many smart home products – including Sonoff. In this demonstration we’re going to show the potential lag due to the distance of the cloud through to the switch. In many instances the convenience and functionality outweighs the lag.

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Sonoff Responsiveness on WiFi by Tim Gaul

We’ve been asked a number of times if there are any responsiveness or latency issues with Sonoff switches, whether on GSM/cellular or WiFi. We’ve decided to upload this video showing near instant operation on WiFi. The phone used in the demonstration is a Huawei P9 running Android 7.0. The switches area combination between an S20 wall socket, a Sonoff POW unit and a Sonoff Basic units.

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Sonoff Responsiveness on GSM/Cellular by Tim Gaul

We’ve been asked a number of times if there are any responsiveness or latency issues with Sonoff switches, whether on GSM/cellular or WiFi. We’ve decided to upload this video showing near instant operation on GSM/cellular. The phone used in the demonstration is a Huawei P9 running Android 7.0. The switches area combination between an S20 wall socket, a Sonoff POW unit and a Sonoff Basic units.

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