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ESPHome is a system to control your ESP8266/ESP32 by simple yet powerful configuration files and control them remotely through Home Automation systems.

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Getting Started with ESPHome and Home Assistant

ESPHome vs Tasmota - Speedtests and Features | Which one should I choose?

Home Automation With Home Assistant and ESPHome - First Steps

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about ESPHome and what they use it for.
  • ESPHome
    Solid state relay is probably a bad idea with all the extra heat-sinking, extra cost, and chance of getting counterfeits. I do this with ESPHome & a J115F21C12VDCS.9 relay (note only the NO side is rated for 40A resistive): Choose any of the temperature sensors here for air temperature sensing: Configuration is so easy. For the sensor, just copy the config... - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • A Custom Zigbee Doorbell
    You might want to take a look at for an easy integration of an ESP32/8266 into home Assistant. - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • Thoughts, learnings and regrets after three years on Home Assistant
    You can do this with a $30 Sonoff S31 running ESPHome [0]. Since the Sonoff wall switch can run a ping sensor against your server you could create a watchdog automation right on the S31 to shut off the mains power to the S31 switch and turn back on after X seconds. There are other ways you could have the S31 do operational checks but ultimately ESPHome is probably an interesting consideration and supported by tons... - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • Fixing a broken smart cat feeder with ESP32
    They're pretty great and compatible with most things. ESPHome [1] is a great resource for getting ESP32's working nicely with HA and you can find lots of projects using it to learn from. You'll likely need to do soldering if you want to connect sensors, batteries and the like. Personally I really like what SEEED Studio [2] does with their ESP32 boards and they have nice docs. 1. - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • How to connect a SwiftUI app to NodeMCU ESP32
    Maybe you could set up ESPHome on the ESP32. It might make connecting those components easier, plus a decent web server built in. Then your app can be set up to access data provided by the ESPHome web server. Source: 8 months ago
  • Hey all! ESP32 beginner here, looking for a little advice
    Probably an unpopular opinion, but for the simple stuff you may just want to use something like EspHome where you just need to create a yaml file. Once you’re comfortable with that maybe get into something a bit more advanced, but esphome make it a breeze. It integrates with home assistant if you already have that in place as well. Source: 8 months ago
  • Ask HN: What are some unpopular technologies you wish people knew more about?
    Lithium Titanate batteries. Nothing else is lightweight, safe, currently available, and lasts 20000 cycles. ESPHome. It's a framework for declaratively building firmware for microcontrollers, based on rules like "This pin is an input with debouncing, when it changes, toggle this". Contributing to them has probably been the most fun I've had programming in years. We just need power management, and a C++... - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • DIY ESP32 based chicken coop door. Control based on time light or via app
    If you're thinking about doing projects like this, but are in a hurry and willing to skip lots of the fun, I recommend espHome. You should be able to accomplish similar with a yaml configuration file. - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • The Nano ESP32
    Https:// < find a board + sensor pair here. Software stack tested with your board+sensor is hard to beat. ESP32 boards: surprisingly fast/powerful little SOC with wifi. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Need Help with Personal Project
    You can take a look at project, it has a lot of sensor support and is easy to customize, also has integrations with Smart home systems, or you could try to use it standalone. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Automated Gardening tutorial
    Are you familiar with home assistant and esphome? It's an Amazing open source automation platform Source: about 1 year ago
  • Sonoff smart plugs
    The ESP8266 based Sonoff S31 and ESP32 based Switchbot plugs, both flashed with either Tasmota or ESPHome, are my go-to options for US WiFi smart plugs with power monitoring. Source: about 1 year ago
  • ESP32-C3 Wireless Adventure: A Comprehensive Guide to IoT [pdf]
    The fastest way I've found is You can literally flash an esp32/esp8266 and have a device up and running in minutes. You of course need some central server to collect and act upon the data. I use HomeAsssistant, but I am sure other options work as well. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • ESP32-C3 Wireless Adventure: A Comprehensive Guide to IoT [pdf]
    This looks like an excellent resource! As someone who primarily specializes in programming and only understands the basics of electronics, I often use esphome[1] for my home automation projects. I want to mention it here as it significantly lowers the entry barrier for creating functional (and funny!) projects quickly, focusing on code and capabilities (with one click, you can update any esp chip wirelessly, after... - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • 2023 Jun 5 Stickied -FAQ- & -HELPDESK- thread - Boot problems? Power supply problems? Display problems? Networking problems? Need ideas? Get help with these and other questions!
    ESPHome runs on ESP32s and connects directly to many sensors, relays, and other things. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Thermometer
    You could look into esp home. It requires ab bit of tinkering but it is cheap and upgradable and has wifi. You can easily buy a wide variety of sensors and the required other parts from AliExpress. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Seeking Go/Rust-Capable Microcontroller for Modular DIY Projects
    However, based on what the projects you'd like to do are, you should really take a look at ESPHome ( and maybe even HomeAssistant (for UI development & other integrations). ESPHome is what I use to build sophisticated automations & devices. It has drivers for a lot of stuff, and it's very easy to write C/C++ for devices or behaviors that don't built-in support. Also, ESPHome can be connected with MQTT... Source: about 1 year ago
  • DeviceScript: TypeScript for Tiny IoT Devices
    Relevant: ESPHome is a firmware for esp8266 / esp32 series IoT chipsets that can be configured mostly with a web gui or yaml file. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Tuya based HHCC (plant sensor) integration with HomeAssistant
    Alternatively, you can use an ESP32 board flashed with ESPHome. The BLE Gateway Component will forward BLE packets to the Passive BLE Monitor Integration in HA. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Using a temp probe to change strip colour
    This could absolutely be achieved using an ESP8266, but something like Tasmota or ESPHome might be a better platform to start with. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Looking for a few products and ideas Lighting/Plugs mostly.
    Tuya devices, and the Tuya-based Monster, Greeni, etc stuff can be connected to HA using the Tuya Integration, or converted to local-only using Tuya Cloudcutter and connected to HA using Local Tuya, or even flashed with Tasmota, ESPHome/Libre Tiny, or OpenBeken. Source: about 1 year ago

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