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Calibrating an ESPHome flashed power plug

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12 gosund wall plugs, plugged into each other making a big stack.

I’ve calibrated twelve wall plugs! So you got a power plug or any other device that can measure power, current or the voltage flowing through it. Nice! So did I, and I flashed them with ESPHome since well, that is my firmware of choice for ESP based devices. The problem, however, is that measurements using these DIY methods are rarely accurate. Fortunately, there’s a solution: You can...

A year passed… the second post! 🤭

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Picture showing electric sparks

So a year has passed since I posted my initial “First post on my new website!“… this is my second post… Yeah, I should feel ashamed… and actually, I am a little 🤭 So what happened? Well, multiple things blocked me a bit: I didn’t really enjoy using Hugo, which powered my initial site. While I do enjoy a static website, it isn’t really something you just...

First post on my new website!

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Picture of a pavement having written "Passion led us here" on it

Here we go! This post marks the official launch of my website! 🚀

On March 24th of 2018, I have sent out a tweet on my Twitter account writing about my current plans for my personal home automation project. It included an image showing all kinds of IoT devices I’m planning to use in my project. It didn’t take long for Andy Cowan to reply to it…

Internet of Things explorer and Open Source contributor.

Franck Nijhof

Home Assistant enthusiast and contributor, Hass.io add-ons creator, IoT explorer, slightly assholic at first sight but actually a nice guy.

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