In order to purchase an appropriately sized power supply for your LED strip project, you need to determine how much power your strips will need. The obvious first step is to go to the LED strip’s product page and look up the energy usage for the LED strip. It’s usually listed as W/m (Watts per […]
If you’re a SmartThings user and you need to update firmware on some of your Z-Wave devices, this article will explain how to do it. I ran into this exact situation recently, and I assumed I would be able to easily update the firmware through the SmartThings hub. However, after fumbling around with it for
LED strips are a DIYer’s dream come true. Believe me, I’ve gotten sucked into binge watching hours of LED project videos more than a few times. Even though I found tons of really good ideas (and wasted many hours), I struggled to find one place where I could get all the information I needed to
In this article, I’ll show you how to take a regular 5000W electric heater and turn it into a smart heater using a low-cost WiFi smart switch and a relay.
This isn’t a massively long list for a reason. Believe me, there’s a ton of stuff Alexa can do. I could easily list 100 features. But, the truth is, not all of them are worth your time. In this article I will show you the stuff you need so that your Alexa devices will be