Solved (for me) Hassio not showing update notification. [pfSENSE]

The title was going to be another rant against Hass.io but in the end it seems it my fault. (Again) TL;DR Firewall settings for AD, malware, malicious urls disabled update worked fine. Maybe a host system reboot would be in order as well. Original title: Hass.io at 0.92.1 still not for the masses The title is repetitive as this problems are repetitive in nature. During … Continue reading Solved (for me) Hassio not showing update notification. [pfSENSE]

RCWL-0516: More outdoor issues with the PIR AM312

Sunshine… I thought that this movement false positive was only a cheap ip camera thing. Alas no… Come to think of it two sensors are starting to act up. Upstairs bedroom and outside. The bedroom sensor used to give me false positives due to a bad power supply. The outdoor one now seems to alert a lot as the shadow of the house grows and … Continue reading RCWL-0516: More outdoor issues with the PIR AM312

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.

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”

USB ghost switching

Dr ZZs once made a video about ghost switching. When long leads pickup signals and the esp8266 (sonoff) interprets them as inputs. Not quite the case. Although the cases for the multi sensors are a little ghostly. (Car air fresheners containers from Daiso) My light was going on and off randomly in a room that was not occupied. His happened in consistently at night which … Continue reading USB ghost switching