One of the complaints I always hear is how so much of LED strips are wasted when cut down to size. My reply is always “Not so!”
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If your sprinklers run on a standard 110v or 220v irrigation timer with a three way toggle switch, you can automate your system in less than 10 minutes. The caveat? If your timer isn’t installed in a PVC box, you need STRONG Wi-Fi.
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Last week, Hubitat updated their platform to version 2.2.0 which allows native integration for Shelly relays and dimmers!
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It seems that everybody is still in love with SmartThings, especially WebCore. One question I get every day is “can I use Shelly with SmartThings?” You bet your sweet Wi-Fi you can! Shelly products now have an official integration in SmartThings and it couldn’t be easier to set everything up!
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You’re sitting on your sofa, watching Arnold figure out what Willis is talking about. Meanwhile, in your back yard, your floodlights turn on because someone is sneaking around back there. Do you even know?
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Using a Shelly module and DDD (Direct Device to Device communication), you can use one device to turn on another or a whole chain of others.
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Another stubbed toe, another problem solved with a Shelly smart home product – the Shelly button.
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Today, I’m installing a Shelly Dimmer to show how easy it is to set up the module and enable Night Mode!
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Thanks to the plague of 2020, we’re all looking for interesting ways to pass the time – I’m no exception. Today, I started a fun project that combines low voltage, a Shelly 1, and my garage door. Depending on the kind of garage door opener you have, this project can be REALLY easy or it can be a little harder, but it isn’t out of anybody’s reach.
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Last week, I placed my first order from https://shopusa.shelly.cloud/ and today, I did a fun “quarantine project,” setting up independent receptacles on an electrical outlet in my den. The best part? I finished the project in less than 20 minutes!
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