Thinking of doing a DIY IoT summer project

👋 Well hello, April! Yes, it is April already. Doesn’t time fly? Here in the Netherlands, this month already provided us with some nice sunny days, with exceptional warm temperatures for the time of year… Summer is coming! (yeah I know, it is barely spring 🌱). Nevertheless, I feel the need for a summer side project to tinker with, and I have been writing down quite a bunch of ideas. I...

Calibrating an ESPHome flashed power plug

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...

Franck Nijhof

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

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