Home automation without breaking the bank
When we want to do home automation, we often hesitate to take the first step due to the initial investment that must be done, while we are not sure we will continue.
This site offers cheap solutions, mostly based on FVIVM ( Make it yourself ) and Open Software.
The idea is also to dominate the architecture and not send its data in the «Cloud».
ha-bridge is a software that simulates a bridge zigbee Philips Hue on your computer.
Installation of ha-bridge
We will install with the user domotiko previously created.
The user domotiko must exist.
java > = 8 must be installed.
sudo su - domotiko
It is possible to connect Alexa and Domoticz.
For this, install habridge, see article:
link Domoticz-Alexa : ha-bridge
Customize the connection to Alexa and Domoticz:
Connect to the interface: http: // pi _ Address: 8082
tab «bridge control» :
install lightning software
git clone https://github.com/jmichault/flash_cc2531.git
download the zigbee software
Download the latest version of the zigbee coordinator on this site: https://github.com/Koenkk/Z-Stack-firmware/raw/master/coordinator/Z-Stack_Home_1.2 / bin / default...
We will write the system raspbian to the micro-SD card, then we will do some basic system settings.
To prepare the micro-SD card.
In this example, I chose to prepare the micro-SD card for my raspberry pi 3 Debian Linux computer, and from the command line.
If this does not meet your wishes, you...
Here is an example of a domoticz installation under raspbian.
We start by creating a dedicated user, then we install domoticz:
curl -sSL install.domoticz.com | bash
Press Enter when the presentation is displayed ( <OK> estas la sola elekto).
Materials for the home automation system
Here is the material I used to build my home automation system, allowing to control 433 Mhz equipment and zigbee equipment.