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justinbyoung

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#258681 15-Oct-2019 18:23
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Hello,

 

I am after recommendations for automated curtains. We are looking to replace our bedroom and living room curtains and I am really into DIY home automation using Home Assistant.

 

I have both zigbee (using zigbee2mqtt) and Z-Wave capability. I would prefer to keep it within my local network and need it to work with Home Assistant.

 

The Xiaomi Aqara Curtain motor seems like a good option, and it is pretty cheap off of Ali-express, but I can't find much info about what curtain tracks I would need to use with it or where I could purchase them.

 

Any other options you would recommend?


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technician14
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  #2337668 15-Oct-2019 19:27
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Hey, on AliExpress there are curtain tracks too, there are some with broadlink automation and works with alexa

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  #2337671 15-Oct-2019 19:49
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HomeKit - Fyrtur and Kadrilj from Ikea - but you need to have an Ikea source around you.





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  #2337676 15-Oct-2019 20:12
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I got this. Works great

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32528164079.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.27424c4d6iuRGQ

 

I use it with homeassistant through an RMpro.

 

Alexa also controls it (and blinds) through HA as well.

 

 

 

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