hello i am quite new and was working on home assistant and i got it working but i would love to connect my arduino mega with an ethernet shield and add some sensors to it but i don’t know how and i would would like help with it
Check out openmqttgateway. It has firmware for arduino mega /Ethernet that works well with HA.
What specifically are you looking for?
For example, what type of sensor?
The communications MQTT is usually the best choice as there is a stable, well supported and maintained library called PubSubClient which works well to pass messages to Home Assistant. You’ll need to set up MQTT on Home Assistant however that is really easy (the steps vary based on how you have HA installed) and you’ll find then that it is the most ideal and stable way to communicate.
In fact, most of the time if you have a sensor, you can google “sensor arduino MQTT” and get code examples right away. Many of them deal with the ESP8266/NodeMCU however you can almost always just take out the WiFi library code and plop in the Ethernet library in place.
i saw that i had a lot of AM2302 sensors that i can use so i like to use that
one if that is posible
An example to get you started:
Note the full source is linked to in the article.