Hi guys. I wanted to share a project that I’ve been working on for a few months now.
This is version 2 of a project that I posted about a few years ago:
With this new version it’s really simple for anyone to get started and control your regular ceiling fans from your smartphones/tablets/computers without spending a lot of money.
The hardware exists of a breadboard, Photon, transmitter and some wires which costs less than 50$
Then you install a universal fan remote kit from Amazon which can be purchased for about 25$. You will need 1 per fan you want to control.
Next you use the FanRemote.IO service to control your fans remotely, schedule them, or integrate them with your Nest Thermostat.
I have posted all the details of what is needed on Hackster.io:
I’ve been using my service for the last 6 months and it works really well. So I hope others can enjoy it as well.
Please feel free to ask any questions!