Xiaomi Mi Smart Home - a smart home for every budget!
Xiaomi Mi Smart Home - stylish and affordable sensors for everyone!
Mi Smart Home is a set of sensors giving you full control over your home. System from Xiaomi offers control of all basic functions in a smart home at a fraction of the cost of professional kits! Ideally suited for apartments or small offices. The sensors connect via WiFi. This system really makes an impression. A set of smart sensors guarantees a whole new level of automation in your home, improving the comfort of everyday life.
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Xiaomi Mi Smart Home - contents of the kit
The central and essential point of the kit is the Xiaomi Mi Smart Home Hub control unit, which integrates the devices into the system and helps control all the smart functions. It supports three communication protocols simultaneously for easy and stable operation. Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Mesh can be used in parallel for different devices, with one hub being enough for stable operation of the entire smart home system.
The system can be expanded according to the user's needs and other devices already owned by the manufacturer Xiaomi. The standard set includes:
The individual components of the kit are surprisingly solidly made. Very small size allows you to place them in any corner of the room. The person unaware of their presence will not even notice them. The devices are powered by button batteries sufficient for about 2 years of operation.
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Xiaomi Mi Smart Home Hub
Xiaomi Mi Smart Home Hub is the centerpiece of the miHome ecosystem. The device supports the ability to control the system using the voice assistant Siri or the Homekit app. In addition, it is possible to create scenarios that allow you to run any smart home devices depending on mutual signals, and even without the Internet. The control panel looks minimalist and stylish, thanks to its small size does not stand out in any interior. At the same time, the use of durable plastic and reliable components allows the device to work stably in a wide range of temperatures and do not react to their fluctuations. Reliability of operation in any protocol is confirmed by appropriate certificates, and RoHS compliance confirms the safety of the materials used.
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Dual Wi-Fi antenna with MIMO 2×2 technology creates a reliable connection even in rooms with thick walls and allows data transmission up to 200 meters. Thanks to this, the system based on the Smart Home control panel works stably even in very large rooms.
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Xiaomi Mi Smart Home Hub can be easily configured and controlled using the Mi Home app. The flow of the entire process is shown below
Xiaomi Mi Temperature and Humidity Sensor
Xiaomi Mi Temperature and Humidity Sensor can monitor the temperature and humidity in real time. When the indicators deviate from the most comfortable ones, the sensor will automatically send a notification to your smartphone. In addition, you can use the app to view the history and trends of the indicators at any convenient time.
Using the Mi Smart Home Hub and Mi Smart Power Plug, you can sync the sensor with other devices. By connecting to the ecosystem of smart devices, once the sensor is synced with the smart humidifier and the smart outlet to which the air conditioner is connected, it will be possible to maintain the temperature and humidity in the room at the level set for it.
Main features and benefits:
Easy installation and connection
Temperature measurement with an accuracy of ±0.3 degrees
Humidity measurement with an accuracy of ±3%
Configuration of the device in the application:
Xiaomi Mi Window and Door Sensor
The main task of the sensor is to react to the opening of doors and windows. It can then send a signal to the owner if used as part of an alarm system. It can also be easily set up to control air conditioning units, and the sensor will be responsible for turning the humidifier or air conditioner on/off so that they are not running in vain with the windows open.
The compact Xiaomi Mi Window and Door Sensor is part of a smart home system. Window and Door Sensor consists of two small components, the main unit and a magnet, which are mounted in the desired location literally in one motion using double-sided adhesive tape.
Installation of the device can be done on our smartphone with installed Mi-Home application
Xiaomi Mi Motion Sensor
The Mi Motion Sensor is the most important part of a smart system, allowing it to monitor activity in a specific area and trigger other sensor-related devices. The sensor can be easily installed in any convenient location in the home. The response time is a minimum of 15 ms. The included battery lasts for nearly 2 years of continuous operation.
Mi Motion Sensor can work in several scenarios. For example, when combined with a smart lamp, it turns on the light when motion is detected. Or it can simply send a signal to the owner, in case it becomes part of a security system. Each of these options can be easily configured and controlled through its own app.
Installation of the device is trivial - just put it in the target place or stick it using the double-sided tape included in the set.
Xiaomi Mi Smart Plug - remote-controlled electrical outlet
The Mi Smart Power Plug controls the flow of electricity to selected devices and allows you to remotely use the equipment via a mobile application. No more worries about an unplugged iron or TV, you can easily check if they are using electricity from your phone and turn them off if necessary.
This way you can also start and stop other household appliances, such as air purifiers. The Xiaomi Smart Plug uses Wi-Fi connection technology and can be controlled from anywhere in the world using the app on your phone.
The described set performed exceptionally well in relation to its price. The devices connected without any problems with the phone. Stylish and minimalist design makes the sensors fit into any type of interior. A small drawback is the application interface, which is not translated in all places, there are single Chinese characters. However, this does not cause a significant obstacle, the most important functions are clear and in Polish.
Modern, minimalist design
Connectivity in three standards - WiFi, Bluetooth and Zigbee 3.0
Easy and quick device configuration in the app
Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
No Polish manual
Individual Chinese characters in the application menu
No "pin" in the set to reset and pair the sensor with the network