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ESP8266 HomeKit – Battery Status

Slowly but surely I am looking at the extensions of the “standard” ESP HomeKit accessories, how to implement them. Now I am working on the Battery status. We need some circuit which can effectively measure voltage. Battery monitoring circuit is a traditional voltage divider circuit. I am going to measure 3.7 volt (lithium Polymer) battery. …

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ESP8266 – HomeKit NeoPixel RGBW Light Strip

In my previous blog here I tested the ESP 8266 – HomeKit NeoPixel Light Strip. I am so enthusiastic about this Software Development Kit, that I going to write a few blogs about this genius software. In each Blog I will address a other accessory that you can add to your HomeKit without the need …

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HomeKit Accessory Protocol Specification

When I’m coding a new ESP-HomeKit accessory I use the free HomeKit Accessory Protocol Specification (Non-Commercial Version) form Apple. To see how to use the characteristics and what type of options there are for a specific type of accessory. All you need or want to know can be found in this protocol.   Overview HomeKit …

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ESP HomeKit SDK – Reset HomeKit Device

For those who follow my blog know that I have been working with ESP HomeKit for a while. To make new accessories I have to regularly re-flash my ESP modules. Especially when debugging the code, it often happens that I have to re-flash the firmware again. But here lies some troubles, When you didn’t removed …

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ESP8266 – HomeKit Fountain light

My wife has always wanted to have a water ornament in the garden. To her pleasure my father-in-law wanted to remove his and we were allowed to have it. After a thorough cleaning, the Fountain light turned out to work only partially. Half of the Fountain light LED’s no longer worked. Upon which my wife …

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ESP8266 – HomeKit Temperature & Humidity Sensor

In my previous blog here I tested the ESP HomeKit Software Development Kit. I am so enthusiastic about this Software Development Kit, that I going to write a few blogs about this genius software. In each Blog I will address a other accessory that you can add to your HomeKit without the need of a …

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ESP8266 – HomeKit NeoPixel Light Strip

In my previous blog here I tested the ESP HomeKit Software Development Kit. I am so enthusiastic about this Software Development Kit, that I going to write a few blogs about this genius software. In each Blog I will address a other accessory that you can add to your HomeKit without the need of a …

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