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Many modern TVs can be controlled not only with IR remote. Many could be easily integrated with Home Assistant or any other smart home solution. Samsung smart TVs, LG with WebOS... But what if your TV...

Previously I was using JBL Bar connected to a TV in my living room. It was controlled with WiFi IR bridge, so whenever my Chromecast or PS4 was in playing state, the Bar was turned on and ready.

Now...

Quick step by step guide on assembling a IR receiver for reading IR codes from your remotes based on Wemos D1 mini, Wemos IR shield and using ESPHome.

Components used

  1. The housing from Broadling RM...

My living room multimedia setup consists of numerous devices with varying degrees of stupidity. I'm chasing to improve it adding additional DIY hardware and functionality not always because of hate of...

At the beginning there was nothing. I mean nothing smart in my rental apartment. The first device in my setup was Sonoff Basic WiFi relay. Unfortunately, I don't remember what I was controlling with...