Reverse engineering the new Milight/LimitlessLED 2.4 GHz Protocol

My last post went over an ESP8266-based wifi gateway for Milight/LimitlessLED bulbs. This supports a few kinds of bulbs that have been around for a couple of years (e.g., this one). About a year ago, newer bulbs and controllers started showing up that used a different 2.4 GHz protocol. This introduced some scrambling that made […]

In-depth how-to: Integrating Dash Buttons with SmartThings

After quite a bit of iteration, I’m mostly happy with the way I’ve integrated Dash buttons into my home automation setup. Here’s a demo: My goals were: Make the buttons as responsive as possible. Make it robust. Setup should survive reboots and power outages without manual intervention. Integrate with SmartThings. In a previous post, I […]