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Old January 14th, 2018, 08:52 PM
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I have 1wire temperature, humidity, pressure and light sensors. The initial script on Github was temperature I think only with maybe humidity support? When I forked it, I added add'l devices that I had (basically anything owfs supports that I was using). In that python script, I ingest a csv of the different devices:
https://github.com/mloebl/mqtt-owfs-...ces.csv.sample

I then read that in the owsensortype variable where depending on the device type from that csv, I process it as needed.

TBH I used 1wire and xAP for a very very long time and your plugins and apps worked great. However I wanted to reuse the existing CAT5e I had from the basement to the attic for 1wire as a dedicated ethernet/wifi IoT network. I had a hard time finding a simple light weight xAP server for Linux to load on a Pi.
It is nice that somebody has gone beyond the basic temperature with small-device 1-wire. Pete asked a question about recommendations about doing something very similar to what you did. I did not have a good answer for him so hopefully he is looking at this thread.

I also have a much 1-wire infrastructure that is being fed with old technology that just keeps working, but some day it will give out and the parts not replaceable so I am preparing for alternatives. I have a water meter counter that has been problematic. Each irrigation season I need to go figure out why it stopped working with the DS2423 1-wire. I'm now trying a Sonoff (<$5) configured as a counter and doing MQTT WiFi to replace the 1-wire at that location. Time will tell if the reliability will span multiple seasons. I would really like to interface 1-wire with the Sonoff. It's Tasmota software has DS18B20 library. I would like to extend it to cover the devices that I use. Likely will replace the 1-wire hubs with multiple Sonoff as the hubs are not replaceable. No urgency, but something to tinker with to be ready.

If you used the HS xAP plugin then you will be familiar with mcsMQTT plugin.
https://forums.homeseer.com/showthread.php?t=192675. I have also taken xapmcsDatabase that I use to maintain all my sensor history in a SQL Server database and added MQTT to it so it talks both xAP and MQTT. Simple way to migrate toward IOT incrementally and leverage my current technology.
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Old January 14th, 2018, 09:43 PM
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If you used the HS xAP plugin then you will be familiar with mcsMQTT plugin.
https://forums.homeseer.com/showthread.php?t=192675. I have also taken xapmcsDatabase that I use to maintain all my sensor history in a SQL Server database and added MQTT to it so it talks both xAP and MQTT. Simple way to migrate toward IOT incrementally and leverage my current technology.
I had *not* seen this, will check this out, thank you!!!
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Here doing a bit similar to Mike going baby steps...

Migrating Davis weather station over to the Meteostick. The console will continue to work but will not get serial data from it anymore...

Davis Console ==> buffered serial cable ==> RPi running Cumulus

Davis and other wireless weather stuff ==> Meteostick ==> WeeWx.

Over the last few months did this configuration for another Homeseer user and it's been working fine.

Also adding an RFXCom RX/TX box to the mix.

Cumulus never was configured to work with 1-Wire sensors and the author is retiring and WeeWx allows for more types of sensors including 1-Wire.

Over on the Domoticz forum there has been implementation using the SDR radio for similiar stuff that Mike is doing. Author there appears to have written the plugin there in LUA.

Here my 1-wire stuff was divided into multiple networks using Michael's xAP and multiple Temp0X devices and a couple of 9097's inside and outside. Still have two AAG original weather stations here from the late 1990's (plus Davis and a fine offset).

So here re purposed the 1-wire catXX cable which used to go down to the basement such that it goes to an RPi (ZNet like device) in the attic.

Recently have added the SDR radio to the RPi and it is connected to a small V-Dipole horizontally mounted for NOAA satellites. I do have another SDR radio...not sure if the RPi2 will work with two SDR radios.

I have Digitemp and OWFS running on the RPi (and MQTT from a long time ago)...just recently though drifted over to the NOAA satellite stuff.

Thank you Michael and Mike for all of this information!!
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