Tasmota revert to 6.11 -> 5.12 after OTA failure

Update for sonoffs and update path. From 5.12 the migration path seems to indicate 5.14->6.1.1. Tasmoadmin allows a 5.12->6.1.1 jump. All sorts of strange behaviour has ensued. After update the units would sporadically go offline. The AP wasn’t connectable. Button management on the sonoff was ineffective. All sorts of button presses attempted ie 4 quick times for an AP, 40 seconds straight to reset the … Continue reading Tasmota revert to 6.11 -> 5.12 after OTA failure

Power washing the leaning house and area

Recently although I’m not sure how I stumbled into it I started want a pressure washer. Previously I had noticed the dark almost black mildew or soot or something of the sort on the brick property divider (brick fence) and concrete flooring outside. With regular garden hose pressure I was able to remove some of the grime. Weeks later I splurged for a basic karcher … Continue reading Power washing the leaning house and area

Japanese wiring isn’t automation friendly.

Picture of wires from blog In my old leaning house I have one live wire going to the light switch. nothing else is in the switch box. Now I thought that this would be because of the old leaning house that I’m in. However upon asking around it would seem as thought this is common in new constructions as well. This image goes to doesn’t … Continue reading Japanese wiring isn’t automation friendly.

BRUH multi-sensors resetting?

Once in a while the BRUH multisensors either reboot or drop off wifi, this was apparent with the graphs from HA but even more so with grafana. Grafana after a week. The drops are quite noticeable. This could perhaps be made to look better by increasing polling time or data intervals Sometimes in sync (wifi router?) other times randomly and individually I thought to myself. … Continue reading BRUH multi-sensors resetting?

Hassio “the grafaning”

Recently I upgraded to Hassio 0.70 (June 2018) Also installed: SONweb now (tasmota skin 2018.07) InfluxDB Grafana SONweb is fantastic. Nothing much to say here as DrZZs did a great job with his video. https://github.com/hassio-addons/addon-sonweb InfluxDB and Grafana are almost all explained on the component sections of the Hassio site. After following some tutorial info video from I could for the most part navigate and … Continue reading Hassio “the grafaning”