Hubitat 2.2.9

While it hasn’t always been easy, I am a big fan of my Hubitat C-7 Elevation hub. One of the great things about it, and the other Elevation hubs that the Hubitat keeps on making them more awesome. Today they released the 2.2.9 firmware update which among a HUGE list of changes, drivers, and improvements, also includes some security “enhancements”. […]

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Hubitat Elevation C-7 Home Automation Controller

As a long-time Hubitat Elevation C-5 home automation controller user, I was really looking forward to swapping in their new C-7 hub and reviewing it. While it has worked out for the most part, it wasn’t as clean, easy, or simple as I expected. Device: 00:33​ Features/Functionality: 2:24​ Stability/Performance: 21:28​ Migration: 24:30​ Support: 24:45​ Wrapping Up: 26:16​ Tangent: 27:00​ Back […]

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A Triumph for Home Automation

Last night, er… this morning, I was rudely awoken by my Google Home. But, I’m glad I was because one of our sump pumps had failed and there was water in the basement. What could have easily been a massive mess, was just a bit of water around the pit, and couple inconvenient hours as I pulled the pump out […]

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Hubitat updating Rules engine to 3.0

Hubitat has posted about an update coming to their hubs. Names Rules Engine 3.0 it sets to replace the current 2.5 version. That have added much more flexibility, for my use case. Having a script that is editable, else and elseif now available, and better changes to UI to handle all rules on one screen. (vs the multiple clicks it […]

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Homeseer HS-FS100-W Flood Sensor

Here’s another quick review, but this time for the Homeseer HS-FS100-W flood sensor. After watching the video below, make sure that you check out how the Fibaro device handled the same test. Z-Wave summary for the Homeseer HS-FS100-W flood sensor As we can see, things did not go quite according to plan. I’m not sure what the problem was here, […]

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