Home automation technology has made some sharp progress in the last few years. There are numerous devices available in the market that you can install in your home and automate pretty much every electronic appliance. The technology, however, does come at a price not everyone can afford without thinking twice. But how about if we tell you, you can make your own home automation device, just for $5! Yes, you read that right! Today we are going to provide you with a tutorial to set up your own home automation device. Read on!
Now you've to note that the male end of extension cables are polarized. This means they can only be plugged in if the right wire is connected to the right terminal. The two wires are called neutral and live. To identify the right wire, look at the prongs of the cable plug at the male end. The neutral prong is little wider than the live prong. You'll also notice some differences in the cord itself. The neutral side often has ridges on it. If you've correctly identified the neutral and live wire, move on to the next step.
Well, that's all. The Sonoff Switch is now ready for use. Now you can use the Switch to control any electronic device you want. Here's how.
Congrats, you've successfully created your own home automation device. Now voice control your daily-use appliances, just for $5. Also, note that you can control the device through Amazon Alexa as well. Check out the video tutorial below:
If you're Interested in purchasing the very own Sonoff smart switch, then head on over to Amazon to grab one.