Ordered a dozen this morning. I figure if they suck, well... I've wasted 5x more on thermostats and locks in the past... LOL.
Ha! You and me both. I bought 8. At less than $60, it was worth the risk.
I must be cheap. I just ordered one to see if it would work!
If this will allow me to get rid of those non-standard Xiaomi/Aqara sensors.....
Hmmm, not so sure about that. I'm pulling for you, but I ordered a Konke motion sensor to play with and was not impressed. Maybe it just needs a good driver, but it doesn't seem to report inactive. Not sure they're being truthful in their descriptions.
There - fixed that for you
Well we already know the temp/humidity sensor pairs and works at least a little with HE (from the OP). So wasn't a blind jump.
No of course. I'm just not sure these are following a standard. I'm guessing based on one experience though, so it doesn't mean much.
1... 16... That's about the same.
My Konke's came in. They paired right away to my Hubitat with the Peanut/SmartThings outlets as repeaters. That Hubitat is on Zigbee Channel 20.
They simply refuse to pair to my Hubitat with all the Aqara sensors that has Tradri outlets and USB repeaters. That Hubitat is on Zigbee Channel 23. I got so many sensors on there that I am reluctant to change zigbee channels.
So here's hoping they stay paired to the Peanut Hubitat .....
Good info. Channels above 20 have always been problematic for me. So I'm on 17 and 18 now (wifi 20 MHz width on 1 and 11).
I have one hub with all Ikea repeaters and Xiaomi devices. The other hub has all of my other zigbee, including a samsung outlet (known to be bad for Xiaomi).
Hopefully mine will be coming in soon. Hasn't been a shipping status update on either order for 10 days, so who knows where they are?
Mine didn't update until they showed up at Customs in Chicago and from then it took 4 days (probably because yesterday was Sunday).
Edit - Also, first time I've ordered something from Banggood/GearBest/AliExpress that was clearly examined by US Customs. The box had been opened, couple of sensors were unpackaged/repackaged, and that box had US Customs tape sealing it.
So, I got mine a few days ago.
I put it right next to a centralite and a manual device.
It's close, but not exactly the same as those devices.
However, it has continued to report, and has not fallen from the Zigbee mesh. (Since November 13th, when it was first included.
I pronounce this device a winner!
That's good to hear. What zigbee channel are you using?
Zigbee channel 20 - no issues.
Skimming through the discussion in the link below, it seems as if the Konke Zigbee 3.0 devices only like zigbee channels 15, 20, and 23.
It will be interesting to see how they do on your hubs @JasonJoel
Thanks for all the updates. Ironically, my Aqara sensor hasn't fallen off since my last post here. I guess my threatening it worked
I'm still on lucky channel 13. Have been since the beginning, and my test hub is on channel 20. Interesting note about the preferred channels for Konke. Same boat as you @aaiyar. Way too invested in my current channel 13 to rock that boat. It's been working so far, so I wouldn't want to change it for one sensor.
It would be somewhat difficult for them to design it to only do 15, 20, 23 - and very little return for that work. So I'm skeptical.
But I guess we'll see when mine get here!
Pertinent to your question that made me try my "Peanut" Hubitat, according to getChildAndRouteInfo, Konke Temp/Humidity sensors can route through Peanut plugs.
Edit - also, without your having urged to try both Hubitats, I would have only tried the Tradfri Hubitat, gotten frustrated, and tossed them in the garage catch-all junk box. So thank you!
Funnily I tried the Peanut Hubitat first; they pair so quickly and in place. I tried all kind of crap with the Tradfri Hubitat. Right next to the Hubitat. Reboot the Hubitat. Next to a repeater - nothing worked, so I googled .....
So odd, since the Trådfri are 3.0 I would have thought they'd be fast friends.
That GitHub link I found has three people on it stating they had to change to a supported channel (15, 20, or 25) to get these things to work. I'll bet if my Tradfri Hub was on Channel 15, instead of 23, it would have worked.
The real test of the claims on GitHub will be when @JasonJoel gets his Konkes.