Zigbee Aqara door/window sensor as a Zigbee watersensor


(Gert Koolwijk) #1

Just like my little doorbell project I used a Xiaomi Aqara door/window sensor to build a cheap watersensor. Because I have mainly Xiaomi aqara Zigbee stuff (25 sensors en power plugs and switches) I wanted to build a cheap Zigbee watersensor. I removed the small glass tube with the magnetic contact from the Aqara sensor and connected a wire to both soldering point. I already had a 433mhz watersensor that I dit not use anymore so I used the cable and the sensor to connect these to the soldering points of the removed glass tube. Works great!

(Jimmy) #2

Do you have a modified device handler to share that shows wet/dry instead of open/close?

(Gert Koolwijk) #3

Hi Jimmy,

No, that’s a minor detail. Only Open/Close message. But it’s enough to give an alert.

(Jimmy) #4

Not minor when you can then tie it into smart Home Monitor for other actions like closing valves. Pretty easy to do.

(Jimmy) #5

Check out this code for how to swap contact capability for moisture capability