smart home
Minimally-Invasive Smart Outlet Surgery
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I have several EFUN SH331W smart outlets for controlling various lights. They’re based on a whitelabel ESP8266 design by Tuya, so I usually use tuya-convert to flash them with Tasmota so I can control them with MQTT. Unfortunately tuya-convert is a rather tedious and error-prone process, and recently I managed to soft-brick one.