[chbot] ESP8266 Modules & solar load management

Volker Kuhlmann list0570 at paradise.net.nz
Sat Apr 4 22:02:11 BST 2015

On Sat 04 Apr 2015 09:50:17 NZDT +1300, Richard Jones wrote:

> However it might be
> simpler, cheaper and safer to crack the protocol of a device like this:
> http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Original-XiaoMi-Smart-plug-WiFi-Phone-Wireless-Remote-Control-Smart-Socket/32266632483.html

You said you care about electrical safety. What makes you think this
particular product is electrically safe? The USB port that is. You could
of course always make it safe by filling it up with hot glue.

Incidentally it's one of the few multi-socket thingemies that has a safe
socket design and is therefore permitted to be imported into New


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