DIY Home Automation System With Limited Budget

DIY Home Automation System With Limited Budget

DIY Home Automation System is getting more and more popular. Though cost much time, DIV can save a lot of money. I will share my experiences about creating an home automation system of their own. Hope what I share is useful information to you.

Feature Planning: The First Step in DIY Home Automation Design

Nowadays there are too many home automation products on the market, that makes a new starter hard to choose brands and componets to use for building his system. Rather than products or brands, choose features is more easy to do, so that should be the first thing you consider. The aim of home automation is to automate your hobits at home and facilitate your personal lifestyle. Think what you want the smart products to do, consider which features are most wanted. Start with some core features you like most at first, then add extras as you need in the future is most people’s choice. Afer choose the features,then it is easier to choose products.

Components Must Buy

Four Components You Must Buy when DIV Home Automation System

  • Primary Controller:It is the core of home automation control systems. IT allow you to control electrics and set ‘scenes’ for the equipments. Some Controllers can connect your home automation system to the internet so that you can you access and control with phone app.
  • Sensors:Sensors to the home automation system are like the eyes to human beings. They give the system information to act on. There are many kinds of sensors, like light sensors, temperature sensor and more.
  • Actuators:Actuators are the mechanical devices do the actions when you give a
  • Electrical Appliances: An home automation system can include all kinds of electrical appliances especially home entertainment systems.


DIY Home Automation Protocols and Brands

All devices should use the same protocol so that they can communicate with each other.The best and easiest way is buy same manufacturer’s devices. But this way the features you can mix are limited, and the price will the a little high.

Installation of The Devices

The installation of the devices did’t need many tools.A set of screwdrivers, electrically insulated handles, side-cutting pliers, and a drill, that’s all. Then follow the directions step by step, and your first home automation system is nearly done.




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