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README.md

Smart Wifi Enabled Curtains

This projects provides instructions on how to build a smart wifi enabled system for your existing rod based curtains.

The original blog post can be found here: http://vignesh.foamsnet.com/2018/06/v20-ok-google-open-my-curtains.html

Hardware Links

Item Amazon Ebay
Nema 17 stepper motor $13.99 $6.99
TB6600 stepper motor driver $13.20 $9.96
Vibration dampener $11.45 $2.98
Mounting bracket $6.50 $2.82
Timing belt pulley kit $12.98 $8.79
NodeMCU (ESP8266) microcontroller $5.98 $5.80
12V DC power supply $7.77 $8.99
Total Cost $71.87 $46.33

Programming the NodeMCU

The arduino sketch for the microcontroller that controls the curtain is found in curtain_control.ino. It can be compiled using the Arduino IDE.

Home Assistant

This repository contains a custom component for home assistant which exposes the curtain as a cover.

Please see home_assistant/README.md for more instructions on how to use it.