ITead's "Sonoff Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus" based on Texas Instruments CC2652P +20dBm radio MCU now sold for $14.99

are you using zigbee2mqtt?

No, ZHA (unfortunately it seems)

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Not sure if it matters but maybe need to use all upper-case capital letters when entering IEEE address?

I have not tried to change IEEE address myself either but see in the respons that at least the letters your old IEEE address was written in all upper-case capital letters (and not in lower-case letters).

Yet it looks like you are trying setting the new IEEE address with lower-case letters.

Hello

I think I have a problem with the stick → I want to switch from Conbee to the Sonoff stick but unfortunately the reception is now much worse

LQI with Conbee +200
LQI with Sonoff 50

Fimware is the current and the transmit power is 9

Do you have a solution for me?

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I received my new Sonoff stick and upgraded the firmware. I will be migrating from a HUSBZB-1 and I am hoping that someone can help guide me with the process. I have about 50 devices that I do not mind repairing as the backup and restore procedures that I have seen on these forums is a bit too much for me.

I know that I can do it the long way:

  • remove all of my entities and devices
  • remove the ZHA integration
  • unplug the HUSBZB old stick
  • plug in the new Sonoff stick, let it auto discover the USB path or define it manually
  • re-add the ZHA integration
  • pair each device and then rename all of the entities to their previous names.

Is there a shortcut? Can I remove the ZHA integration without removing all of the device and entities and then when I add the new stick and re-pair the devices will the device and entity names be retained?
thanks for any help!

The shortcut is the backup and restore method that you do not want to do, though it is really not hard as basically you perform backup to a file with a “bellows” CLI-command then restore from that file with “zigpy-znp” CLI-command before changing to ZNP config to use other dongle seral-port and zigpy-znp:

https://github.com/zigpy/zigpy/wiki/Coordinator-Backup-and-Migration

https://github.com/zigpy/bellows#nvram-backup-and-restore

https://github.com/zigpy/zigpy-znp/blob/f069b4580e9b39eb0c2bda09a04ae9c236447a31/TOOLS.md#backup-and-restore

https://community.home-assistant.io/t/backup-your-zha-husbzb-1-stick-and-even-seamlessly-migrate-to-a-new-stick-without-re-pairing/229044

https://community.home-assistant.io/t/zha-integration-to-do-nightly-backup-of-both-zigbee-coordinator-adapter-dongle-stick-and-zigbee-database/357558

Same here! I hope it’s just a different way of how LQI gets reported.

Different chip-sets calculate LQI differently.

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FYI, submitted feature request to zigpy (ZHA) developers → https://github.com/zigpy/zigpy/issues/886

LQI calculation ideas and feedback will probably all be welcomed there if given in a constructive way

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Heads up! The price of this dongle will be increased from $10.99 to $14.99 now on the 25th of January.

Announcement on Facebook state price hike is due to raised cost of material costs (i.e. CC2562P chip):

https://www.facebook.com/SONOFF.official/posts/2957570017887977

https://www.facebook.com/SONOFF.official/posts/2960339344277711

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did the shipping to US go down?

You can buy them already in the US Sonoff Zigbee 3.0 Dongle Plus - CloudFree

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I just ordered from this site, before seeing your comment — I was searching in Google for US-based sellers that sell this product, and they were the only one I found. The store seems to have a good reputation. I chat to them and they said that the cheapest shipping (USPS First Class) should deliver in 1-4 days. Shipping was $3.86 to California.

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Ordered, thanks

I recently upgraded from a CC2531 to thie sonoff dongle and all was working well.

After about a week the batteries died in my ikea E1743 switches. I replaced the batteries but the switches didnt reconnect.

I tried resetting the switches, put them in pair mode and enabled permit join but when checking the logs in debug there is no messages being received.

When trying to pair one of the switches it then took control of one of my LIDL HG06492C bulbs which now can no longer be controlled by Z2M.

I have tried putting the bulb into pair mode and enabled permit join and again there is nothing appearing in the logs.

I’m running Z2M 1.22.2 and the coordinator is on 20211217.

has anyone got any ideas please?

There are known Zigbee2MQTT issues when migrated from CC2531/CC2530 to any CC2652/CC1352 where one solution has been to backup, reset NVRAM, then restore from backup. See discussion here:

https://github.com/Koenkk/zigbee2mqtt/issues/9117

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Thanks Hedda, i started a thread there and Koenkk linked me to that thread too.

Seems my searching skills work as well as my zigbee pairing :smiley:

$20 including shipping to east coast.

It was. $60 with shipping on itead website.

Tip! Check out CC2652P based ITead Sonoff ZBMINI-L which I hope is also a Zigbee Router device(?)

https://community.home-assistant.io/t/sonoff-zbmini-l-zigbee-3-0-smart-switch-by-itead-works-without-neutral-wire-and-based-on-cc2652p-so-should-be-a-good-zigbee-router/384644/

Update! Seen many reporting that Sonoff ZBMINI-L does not have Zigbee Router config in firmware.

But, new Sonoff S26R2ZB is also based on CC2652 so might maybe it works as a good Zigbee Router?

https://itead.cc/product/sonoff-s26r2zb-zigbee-smart-plug-uk-de-fr/

https://sonoff.tech/product/smart-plug/s26r2zb/

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Hi, I recently bought in amazon a 2-pack of sonoff zigbee dongle plus.

I’m trying to boot in bootloader pressing the boot butom before connect it to usb port, waiting 10 sec until release, but it’s doenst work. Windows detect the dongle as zigbee usb, not as com port.

Seems to be that the board is version v1.4 and actuals methods for enter to bootloader are not valid. I also have tried python scripts but it not detect any com port available.

Anyone knows how to flash this dongle to can use it with zigbee2mqtt?

Thanks!