Effective 6/1/2011, Eaton is discontinuing their Home Heartbeat line of home automation products. Suppliers are beginning to dump their stock, and these once-expensive devices can be had for pennies on the (original retail) dollar. As these devices are ZigBee-based (details), I was curious to see just how hackable they are. Continue reading
There is no shortage of tutorials available on the net for building udev rules in Linux, and I don’t mean to belabor the point here or be excessively redundant, but it’s taken me a bit of trial and error to find a simple approach that works well. Here’s a simple recipe for defining a udev rule to alias a device. Continue reading
Do you own an AAG TAI603B 1-Wire bus master and want to add other RJ12 sensors from AAG such as the TAI series? This article shows you how.