Home automation is "The Internet of Things". It simply means the way all devices or appliances are networked together to provide users with a seamless control over their home equipment.
Sonoff is an affordable WiFi smart switch that provides users with smart home control. It is a remote control power switch that can connect to a wide range of appliances. Sonoff WiFi electrical switch transmits data to a cloud platform through the WiFi Router, which enables users to remotely control all the connected appliances, via the mobile application eWeLink. The server of Sonoff WiFi switch is Amazon AWS global server.
Sonoff WiFi controlled switch makes all home appliances smart. As long as the mobile has network, users can remotely control the appliances by turning them on off from anywhere at any time. Another feature available is to set timing schedules for the appliances, which can include countdown on/off, scheduled on/off, and can thus, help users maintain an easy life.
The mobile application eWeLink enables users to control the appliances easily. The iOS version of the application can be downloaded in App Store while the Android version in Google Play.
Note: this Sonoff WiFi switch does NOT have 433Mhz RF remote capability. If you want RF function, please buy Sonoff RF.
How to install the Sonoff WiFi wireless switch? (Note:applicable for other Sonoff devices as well)
Preparation: Switch off all related electricity source first.
Attention: The power input L N cables must connect with the “INPUT” side. The power output L N cables must connect with "OUTPUT" side. DON`T mistaken the directions!
When connecting Sonoff to home appliances(within 2200W), the two terminal connector ports at "INPUT" can be connected to input cable L and N randomly, and "OUTPUT" can connect to output cable L and N randomly. But in order to avoid from any safety problems, please strictly follow the wiring connection as follows: