Taste The Code

I make weekly videos of electronics, code and general making

Testing out the Dusun DSGW-210 Home Assistant Gateway

I tested out the DSGW-210 gateway that has integrated Bluetooth, Zigbee, and Z-Wave modules for use with Home Assistant and it has some interesting quirks.

Making a Pellet Level Monitor with HC-SR04 and ESP8266

I made a device to tell me the level of the pellets in my pellet boiler that I use to heat the house.

Detecting finished laundry cycle

I'm exploring a few options to detect when the washing machine at home has finished its cycle.

Smart Fragrance Dispenser with Home Assistant

I modified an Air Wick Freshmatic Air Freshener to be able to interact and control it from Home Assistant.

Home Assistant Notifications with WhatsApp - Dumpster Reminder

I created a time based notification in Home Assistant that will remind me to take out the trash every Monday morning.

MQ7 Carbon Monoxide Sensor done the right way!

Many tutorials explain how to use the MQ7 sensor but they all get it wrong in the required power cycling of the sensor

ButtonBot - A DIY solution to automate any switch with Home Assistant

I created a device that can automate any switch with Home Assistant without touching the mains electricity!

Smart irrigation system for my garden

I built a custom irrigation controller that integrates with Home Assistant.


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