Wifi smart plugs

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allanayr
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Ayr, United Kingdom
Joined: 25 Sep 2011

I don't know if anyone else has tried these but I recently obtained a couple of wifi smart plugs from amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07CVJYV3G

There are quite a few around using various brand names and based on the ESP8266 wifi chip I think. While the RF plugs that I use are generally pretty reliable these give another option and it would seem could be integrated with the HAH using python code from here:

https://github.com/clach04/python-tuya

I've just used a lua app to send data to my raspberry pi which is on the network anyway running the fauxmo.py script for amazon echo integration. There's a bit of an issue regarding having the app open on your phone because the devices can only have one connection at a time but it seems to work on an experimental basis so far.

Just something else which could help to keep this excellent system alive.

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