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Home Assistant Articles & Tutorials

Home Assistant

Home Assistant is an open-source home automation project powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts. It can run on various computer platforms, including the Raspberry Pi. For more information on Home Assistant, you can visit their website at https://www.home-assistant.io.

We support the Raspberry Pi edition of Home Assistant with the following expansion boards.

ADC Differential Pi
8 Channel 18-bit Differential Analogue to Digital converter

ADC Pi
8 Channel 17-bit Single-Ended Analogue to Digital converter

IO Pi Plus
32 channel MCP23017 digital I/O expander for the Raspberry Pi

Custom components for the supported expansion boards can be found on our GitHub Repository.

https://github.com/abelectronicsuk/abelectronics-home-assistant-custom-components

You can use the following tutorials to assist you with setting up your Home Assistant home automation project.

Using 1 Wire with Home Assistant and the Raspberry Pi OS

This tutorial is for using 1 Wire devices with Home Assistant running in a docker container on Raspberry Pi OS. We will use the 1 Wire Pi Plus or 1 Wire Pi Zero to connect the 1 Wire devices to the Raspberry Pi with OWFS (One Wire File System)....

Using I2C Devices with Home Assistant on the Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will install the Home Assistant Operation System on your Raspberry Pi and enable I2C to use the ADC Pi, IO Pi expansion boards, and other I2C devices with Home Assistant....

Using the ADC Differential Pi with Home Assistant on the Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will setup the ADC Differential Pi to use with Home Assistant Operation System on your Raspberry Pi....

Using the ADC Pi with Home Assistant on the Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will setup the ADC Pi to use with Home Assistant Operation System on your Raspberry Pi....

Using the IO Pi Plus with Home Assistant on the Raspberry Pi

This tutorial will setup the IO Pi Plus to use with Home Assistant Operation System on your Raspberry Pi....