Low price automation of blinds. Blinds are also cheap.
I use ESP8266 with firmware that is native to Home Assistant. Without using MQTT.
- Leroy Merlin Blinds Inspire 100x160 cm aluminum color white * 3 pieces
- 28BYJ-48 5V 4 Phase DC Gear Stepper Motor + ULN2003 Driver Board * 3 pieces
- LOLIN D1 mini V3.1.0 - WEMOS WIFI Internet of Things development board based ESP8266 * 3 pieces
- AC-DC 100-240V To 5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply Module * 1 piece
I use ESPHome Hass.io Add-On to compile:
Automation rule for Home Assistant
Depending on the light level, the blinds rotate 90 degrees.
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Project
ESP8266 does not know the current position of the blinds. Sometimes you have to spin manually by a command from the Home Assistant interface.