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Custom Firmware for the ESP8266-based Grounded Indoor Wi-Fi Adapter from Home Depot

Scott Gibson’s version of this adapter was branded EcoPlug; Walmart sell a version under WorkChoice 1 Ol and Amazon have a version called Woods WiOn – they’re all based on the ESP8266.

The switches can only be controlled via the app (which is pretty crap) but I have captured and dissected the communication and discovered it is essentially just a UDP packet controlling the switch state. I was considering writing an openHab binding for it; but decided to open up the switch instead.

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Source code is available on GitHub.


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