Tutorials

Funkyhome.de tutorials around Home Automation and Smarthome products for intelligent home control.

Homematic Hunter Gardena Garden Irrigation Guide

The next warmer days with longer dry spells are sure to come! And that’s why today on Funkyhome.de there is a new DIY project, in which we show step by step how to build an automatic irrigation system for the garden including pond watering yourself. First we start with the garden irrigation planning, calculation, purchase and then we go to the routing and installation. We use components from Gardena and Hunter for garden irrigation and also integrate it with a … Continue reading

Berner GA101 Battery Solar Garage Door Opener Installation Guide

Today we have published the next detailed step by step guide about electric garage door opener installation as written instructions and additionally as a video tutorial on Funkyhome. This time we install the solar panel including charge controller and battery holder of the Berner GA101 battery solar garage door opener, install LED lighting, install the emergency release, integrate the garage door opener into the smarthome and put everything into operation together in the 10 minute instruction video. Enjoy and thank … Continue reading

Berner GA101 Accumulator Garage Door Drive Installation Guide

Today we have published the detailed step by step do-it-yourself garage door instructions for an electric garage door drive installation, more precisely the Berner GA101 rechargeable battery/Solar drive in written form on Funkyhome.de and additionally as video tutorial on YouTube. In the 15 minutes long tutorial video we show the complete garage door opener installation as well as the first commissioning including end position programming and the garage door remote control learning. Enjoy and we appreciate your likes, shares and … Continue reading

Homematic Wireless Doorbell Detector Guide

Who hasn’t experienced the problem of being in the garden or in the basement for a short while and then the mailman or parcel delivery person rings the doorbell. It would be helpful to receive an immediate message or email on your smartphone. But maybe you just want to integrate the doorbell into your smart home, so that a light flashes or a sound is emitted when the doorbell rings. Even if there is now even an official Homematic IP … Continue reading

Amazon Echo Dot 3 Installation Guide

For the just tested Amazon Echo Dot 3 we have written an Echo Dot installation guide. We show step by step how to set up the smart Amazon Echo Dot 3 Multiroom speaker in the Amazon Alexa app and how to perform an Amazon Echo Dot 3 reset.

J-Wall Smarthome Central Building Guide

Many people have already built a smarthome in their condo or house and would like to have a clear control of all smarthome components and perhaps even video surveillance and a central sound system in the house. We at Funkyhome.de have taken a close look at this and today we are starting with a complete tutorial on how to build a central Smarthome control on the wall or rather in the wall. We will not only show you how to … Continue reading

Homematic Window Sensor Programming Guide

In the following tutorial we show how to create programs for the eQ-3 Homematic Window Sensor to transmit the state of windows and doors to a display, for example by means of system variables. You can also link Window Sensor directly to the Homematic radiator thermostat to save heating costs in winter by automatically lowering the thermostat when the window is open and then raising the thermostat again. How this works, we show in the new Funkyhome.de Smarthome Tutorial.