Smartlife Sq. Temperature and Humidity Show from Banggood

Square temperature and humidity sensor from Banggood

That is simply going to be a fast one. Not seen a lot of Banggood just lately however now that the Chinese language New Yr is over and hopefully we’re on the opposite aspect of the Chinese language Coverage reversal on Covid, it appears that evidently Banggood are bouncing again. So right here, I’ve a brand new system referred to as the Sq. Temperature and Humidity Sensor. I don’t know for certain if that’s a model identify or only a reference to it’s form. Anyway, the mannequin reference nuber is MIR-TE200-WF.

This system does have one factor that units it aside from different WiFi free-standing shows of this kind… it makes use of a set of THREE AA batteries. Everybody else appears hell-bent on utilizing AAA or smaller batteries (CR2032 or comparable) – nice for a slim end however that usually makes for frequent battery replacements (inconvenient and never so good for the atmosphere).

I fitted a set of alkaline AA batteries at which level the system turned on and began exhibiting temperature, humidity, battery and WiFi standing.

Temperature and Humidity Sensor from Banggood

Instinctively I long-pressed the little button (5 seconds) on the highest and certain sufficient the WiFi indicator began flashing. The system is appropriate with the SmartLife App and so I opened the APP and hit the little + image so as to add a brand new system. Shortly thereafter it mechanically chosen the WiFi my cellphone is connected to and requested me to substantiate I wished to make use of that WiFi, after which a reasonably logging show of temperature and humidity appeared within the APP. There are alternatives to pick out levels C or F and to activate and off a low-battery warning. Hopefully I gained’t want the latter for a very long time.

It’s also doable to set “scenes” and allow Google and Alexa compatibility… and that’s about it. A pleasant, stable wanting unit… only a disgrace from my perspective that integrating Tuya and Node-Crimson is not trivial as in any other case I’d have pulled the unit into my Node-Crimson residence management system.

Simply to make sure there could be no surprises, I switched my cellphone from WiFi to 4G and blew on the unit to vary it’s temperature – certain sufficient, seconds later the cellphone up to date… so this system is of the “cellphone residence” kind which updates a SmartLife server and therefore might be learn from anyplace.