[Device] Tuya Zigbee Signal Repeater

The other week back I found some tiny Tuya Zigbee signal repeater’s on Aliexpress so I pulled the trigger on one. It paired instantly with my zigbee mesh no issues at all. I have since sent the details to @markus to use within his Generic Zigbee Repeater (with presence) driver. Anyways see pictures below it’s much nicer looking than the IKEA’s hey and with a really tiny footprint.

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Nice find.

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Nice find indeed!
Now I need to change some GPO’s to USB ones!!

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I have about 11 of these around the house they are awesome. I believe I got them for about $15 each last year but still a really good price and 3.1amp too.

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There’s been a few I have wanted to change but one of them things never got around to doing!

I keep seeing some at Costco, which I think it 3 for $40.
Cant remember the specs but double check next time!
Otherwise, the ones you linked are a good price!

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Nice and small. What LQI are you getting back to the hub, compared to the ikea ones?

Looking at your setup I’m tempted to have a few GPO’s swapped out for these just to turn them into repeaters!

Bad example as the Tuya is installed in the same room as HE given I have IKEAs everywhere else but it’s going well.

[Tuya Study, BFBE], LQI:254, age:4, inCost:1, outCost:1

I was fortunate enough to build a new house last year so I found them and told the builder “here just use these” which was nice :slight_smile:

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Wow, these are really cute. Much nicer than the jutty-out IKEA ones, as long as they work as good. Will have to get a few.

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I’ll have to get one in for testing now :grinning:, although the shipped price is closer to $20 these days. I’m more interested in performance as my ikeas have their USB ports stripped out (so that makes them pretty tiny as a result) and fitted into battery supported housings.

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Not available out of china, and other countries listed not shipping to AUS.
Looks like have to wait for these!

Can’t be right, they’re not available in the link that @jchurch provided but if you search for the same term there are plenty all over aliexpress. Here’s one https://www.aliexpress.com/i/4001360700735.html

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lol. That’s what I get for not searching more!!

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Yeah noticed that too. We need @markus to go buy a bunch for us and be their distributor :smiley:

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Oh yeah, woop woop, managed to finally find one that ships to Thailand. Ordered 4. Should help the mesh a bit and are nice and discrete.

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Did you find compact repeaters with battery backup? I would like both to strength the net, same as to check if a power outage occurred (of course I’ve UPSed the hubs and critics l components of the network)

Hmm … think I could plug one into the usb of a zwave plug in the wall behind the couch. First thing that goes through my head is the “parasite” effect. :grin:

You’ll need to build your own. Check out the thread here https://community.hubitat.com/t/diy-battery-backup-hubitat-under-ten-bucks-no-soldering/16598

Their ebay store sells packs of 5 for $70 with shipping.
I bought them also but would get the one with usb-c as well which wasn’t available at the time for a few dollars more.

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Good deal! Even better it has usb-c!
I can see this getting expensive to change over real quick!

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I’ve got that stuff. However what I would like is a zigbee pluggable repeater with internal batterue, able to detect and report power outages. I’ve found one https://www.climax.com.tw/zigbee-acc-rm.php but I do’nt know where to buy.