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Month: November 2019

Moes QS-WiFi-D01 Dimmer

Moes QS-WiFi-D01 Dimmer

This device can currently be flashed to tasmota with Tuya-convert. The advice on blakadder.github.io/templates/qs-wifi_D01_dimmer.html was great and suggested compiling tasmota with scripting and setting up the following script to get the dimming working

gist.github.com/thxthx0/c22555f6ec25c3367264729a0ff74dce#file-wifi-dimmer-script-txt

Once the device is all setup correctly a command can be issued via the Tasmota console to make it appear in Home Assistant, Enables MQTT discovery:

SetOption19 1

Light brightness can now be fully controlled … Read More

Home Assistant: Fix the entity IDs for zigbee2mqtt devices

Home Assistant: Fix the entity IDs for zigbee2mqtt devices

New Zigbee devices might get setup in Home Assistant before you get a chance to setup friendly names in the zigbee2mqtt config file:

/home/user/docker/hassio/share/zigbee2mqtt/devices.yaml

If this happens a fix is as follows:

  • stop home assistant
  • clear the incorrect entities from: /home/user/docker/hassio/homeassistant/.storage/core.entity_registry
  • restart home assistant and the zigbee2mqtt devices should now be in home assistant with the correct friendly entity IDs

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Flashing an ESP32

Flashing an ESP32

Module is an WEMOS LOLIN32 v1.0.0

pip install esptool
esptool -p COM4 erase_flash 
## Testing Flashing Micropython
esptool -p COM4 --baud 460800 write_flash -z 0x1000 esp32-idf4-20191102-v1.11-549-gf2ecfe8b8.bin
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