Hacking a smart bulb (RGBCW) #ReverseEngineering @lucadentella_it
Lucadentella.it posts a teardown/reverse engineering of a Fcmila smart bulb. It is an RGBCW bulb, that is able to emit – in addition to all the different colors – also warm (W) white and cold (C) white.
With this blog post I complete my efforts to make Fcmila smart bulbs more open.
As you have read, the manufacturer has adopted different solutions based on the products I analyzed. Some bulbs are therefore easier to modify, requiring only a reprogramming of the control module, while others require a complete replacement of this module.
If you are interested to buy a smart bulb for installing Tasmota (or a different open firmware), my suggestion is therefore to choose the smart bulbs that are compatible with Smart Life app.
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