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by alpersilistre
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wireless button
Replies: 10
Views: 10120

Re: Wireless button

I didn't try getting an AWS button or hacking an Amazon one for the following reason: AFAIK the battery is not user-replaceable and only good for something like a 1000 activations. Makes good sense for ordering washing powder or cat food, but not good for frequent use like a light switch. https://m...
by alpersilistre
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wireless button
Replies: 10
Views: 10120

Re: Wireless button

it seems lots of pre-programmed dash buttons(I guess not customizable) available with $5 price. I don't have experience of doing it myself, but there are many blog posts suggesting how to 'hack' pre-programmed buttons. If you are able to detect that a signal has been sent in response to the button ...
by alpersilistre
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wireless button
Replies: 10
Views: 10120

Re: Wireless button

An amazon dash button perhaps? I have checked it, it seems lots of pre-programmed dash buttons(I guess not customizable) available with $5 price. I have also found aws iot button which probably allows a customization but the price is $20 and unfortunately, it does not ship to Turkey (I live in Turk...
by alpersilistre
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wireless button
Replies: 10
Views: 10120

Wireless button

Hi everyone. I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W and I wanted to send a signal to the pi zero so I can trigger a task. I am a Software Engineer and I believe I can handle software parts. I am trying to find a proper Bluetooth or Wifi device(just button) so when I press the button, something will happen on ...

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