ESP8266 MQTT PIR Sensor. Compatible with Home Assistant's MQTT
Using Atom or VS Code, install Platform IO
Once setup, install the
src/setup.hand add your network, MQTT and lighting setup information. Take note of the
deviceNameyou set. You will need this later to subscribe to MQTT messages.
Build the project (Ctrl+Alt+B) and check for any errors
If the build produces an error referencing dependencies, You will need to manually install these libraries:
Upload to your board of choice (Ctrl+Alt+U). This project was created specifically for the
NodeMCUbut can be configured to work with another WiFi board with some tinkering.
Example Home Assistant Configuration
This example creates a
binary_sensor with an automation to brighten a
light_group, if another light sensor is below a threshold and a someone is home, then dimming the lights after 10 minutes if the PIR does not detect movement. This will only occur if the lights are still on.
binary_sensor: platform: mqtt name: Kitchen PIR state_topic: sensor/pir001 payload_on: 1 payload_off: 0 automation: - alias: Kitchen Motion Detected trigger: - platform: state entity_id: binary_sensor.kitchen_pir to: 'on' condition: - condition: state entity_id: group.phones state: home - condition: numeric_state entity_id: sensor.sn1_ldr below: '450' action: - alias: Wake Kitchen lights data: entity_id: group.kitchen brightness_pct: 80 service: light.turn_on - alias: 'Reset kitchen lights 10 minutes after last movement' trigger: platform: state entity_id: binary_sensor.kitchen_pir to: 'off' for: minutes: 10 condition: - condition: state entity_id: group.phones state: home - condition: numeric_state entity_id: sensor.sn1_ldr below: '450' - condition: state entity_id: light.kitchen_room_lights state: 'on' action: service: homeassistant.turn_on entity_id: scene.reset_kitchen_lights