Preparing for the launch of our crowdfunding campaign at CrowdSupply we are doing some housekeeping. Part of that phase is tidying up our documentation and guides with up to date info and photos to help you. The biggest change though is that we moved all info and restructured it in
Code and schematics soon on Github once polished. We all know how important it is for our health to control the humidity in the house. That’s why I wanted to get a dehumidifier (my area never suffer from too low humidity). But going to the store I realised that the
>> Discussion area << Supported features: Minor bugs and fixes with UI and boost functionality Disabled LCD screen blanking HestiaPi now supports MyOpenHAB cloud connector (further steps needed to enable remote access)
Okay, now that the storm is over I can update you on how HestiaPi saved my (basement’s) life during Christmas holidays. I was working at my basement when I realised there is a leak and drops were coming down from the
That would be the case if we wouldn’t love you! We are migrating instead to a faster, bigger and all around better machine to withstand the increasing load so expect some minor glitches during DNS propagation today 🙂
Till now the update script: sudo /home/pi/scripts/update.sh would overwrite your rules and UI files with the default ones. The new integrated update script (same location) asks you 2 questions: Choose UI: 1) HVAC (US) 2) Standard (EU) and Choose temperature Unit: 1) Fahrenheit (F) 2) Celsius (C) and updates all
A previously fixed bug on OpenHAB reappeared with our latest update of OpenHAB migrating to Stretch, so if you use this image, you will notice that tapping on LCD buttons that have an icon, most of the times produces a drag event on the icon rather than pressing the button.
Now that we officially support Raspbian Stretch, here are the detailed installation steps if you don’t like image files or you simply want to install HestiaPi software on an existing system!
>> Discussion area << Supported features: Stretch update: We have upgraded from Jessie to Stretch, the latest stable distro release New optimised LCD driver for faster response to touch events Celsius, Fahrenheit, EU and HVAC mode support in the same image. See here for instructions to change mode. Easily
Now that DtDNS has officially suspended their operations some of you may have been locked outside their house. Noip.com is another tried, tested and approved solution for dynamic DNS to replace DtDNS. Find here how to seamlessly integrate it within your HestiaPi.
v6.0 – Supported features – Thank you paciotti! – Improved design with noise protection from high voltage spikes – Snaps on RaspberryPi Zero/3/2 – Supports both 3.3V and 5V BME sensors. – Dual relay can control 2 independent contacts, like heating thermostat, AC, fan or hot water – Relays offer
A few users have reported their WiFi being problematic dropping the connection every now and then. HestiaPi has its WiFi to automatically reconnect once the network is available but this hasn’t always solved the problem. Our latest update introduces a new optional cronjob script that does more. It tries to
Atmospheric pressure is now supported with the latest update! Note that only a software update is needed. The hardware is already there. No soldering required 😉 Monitor in realtime, plot against time or even use it to trigger a further action at a certain pressure level. Simply run this twice
After a few requests we are now very happy to work with Antares for any case customisations needed! Customer asked for oak wood. Have a look at his latest work and his website! Customisations from now on will be available upon request.
The latest release of HestiaPi offers very easy remote access to your home without touching your network modem/router or even knowing HestiaPi’s IP! Does not depend on port forwarding or DynDNS! Woohooo! Please note that this is an externally hosted service not controlled by you or us but by OpenHAB
As of 10.1 version, you can now connect your phone to the “HESTIAPI” network with HESTIAPI as the password. Once connected you will automatically be prompted on your phone to select your WiFi network (no hidden SSID supported yet) and enter the password. Your HestiaPi will restart
We have finally lifted our limit of 1 HestiaPi per order!!! RaspberryPi Zero W will soon be our only version of Raspberry used and the WiFi adapter together with the microUSB converter will be gone.