Shaun Ellis, owner of Smarter Home of the Carolinas, took the time to document a recent project where he used the Shelly Dimmer to retrofit the fixture for a lamp post. Please note that Shaun used the original Shelly dimmer, though the Shelly Dimmer 2 will work just as well (or better) in this application!
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Have you ever wished a fan would automatically come on when the temperature went up?
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Cigar aficionados will tell you that you don’t want to expose your cigars to fluctuations of humidity and temperature.
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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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Last week, Hubitat updated their platform to version 2.2.0 which allows native integration for Shelly relays and dimmers!
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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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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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