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QuinLED.info

Sister website QuinLED.info

I have noticed some people come here looking for my LED info. Although that is great, I have been creating a sister website called https://quinled.info for the past year!

There you can find all the board designs, component lists but also everything you ever wanted to learn about LED strips, LEDs themselves, what to buy and what not to buy, etc.

So if you are looking for LED info, click here:

https://quinled.info

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Home Assistant: Automated Bathroom Ventilation

Even since we’ve lived in our new house I have wanted to create a sort of “automatic” bathroom ventilation. Our central ventilation box has a feature that can be used for that but we needed hooked it up. But, combining two of my recent Home Assistant videos it’s actually quite easy now, let’s build it and throw some Node-Red into the mix too! 😀

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IPcam: Nx Witness full install demo on cheap/low-power NVR hardware

This article is an accompanying article for my video about installing Nx Witness on low-power and cheap hardware, go check it out! Continue reading IPcam: Nx Witness full install demo on cheap/low-power NVR hardware

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Home Assistant: Cheap Multi-Room Temperature & Humidity sensors

I have been using the Honeywell Evohome system in our house for multi-zone underfloor heating since it’s we’ve moved in. I’ve also been having issues with this system since that time and it’s cost me a lot of work to get it to do what it should do and I’m really fed up with it!

This video is the first step into replacing that system! In this video we’re going to set up an easy to configure and cheap multi-room temperature sensing system with Home Assistant at its heart.
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Home Assistant: 10$ WiFi energy meter with ESPhome

Ever since we’ve moved to our new house we have been having trouble keeping our energy usage in check. To combat this problem I’ve bought a bunch of 10$ energy meters which can be flashed without any soldering to the awesome ESPhome firmware!

This guide will show you how to do this and how to get everything setup in Home Assistant and Grafana!

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Full Load Review: TOPK 3 port LED Night Light charger

While looking around for interesting chargers, I came across this TOPK charger which has a built-in night light. Often, combined products fail at the multiple tasks they set out to do so I decided to order one and test it out. The results surprised me!

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