Our home was guarded by 6 analog low quality cameras connected over the coaxial cable to the Chinese DVR. At some point it broke down, apparently because of overhating. I could buy another one for less than $100 but I would be stuck with analog again. On the other hand...

Rufus is a great tool to create bootable USB drives and Windows To Go installations. Unfortunately at some point Microsoft changed something and ISO obtained with Media Creation Tool won’t work - it is described on Rufus GitHub page. To fix it just go to the download page using browser...

After an encouraging success with Sonoff Touch I ordered the TH16 model. It is designed to be hidden out of sight (as it is ugly and with tiny button) and it has additional 2.5mm port to connect a sensor. I chose AM2301 model which provides temperature and humidity measurements.

I usually use Aliexpress as my first choice for DIY parts and I bought there Arduino Mega 2560 clone. My plan was to use it with the RFlink software to receive 433 MHz signals (and who knows - maybe send them). It was mostly for temperature and humidity sensors which...

Please note that this post applies to other Sonoff devices. I just checked it with Sonoff TH16. I didn’t want to change the title of this post to not mess the permalink.