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Outdoor Contact Sensors for your HomeKit Smart Home! [DIY]

There aren’t any great options for an outdoor HomeKit contact sensor. So we’ll make our own. I’ll show you how I prepared and installed these regular sensors to be used outside that support HomeKit. I also setup some great automations for my smart home with these outdoor gate sensors!

Sponsored by Aqara
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Products Used
Aqara Door/Window Sensor: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D37VDM3?maas=maas_adg_A8462CD687E8E0D08602AB709F9C8C66_afap_abs&ref_=aa_maas&tag=maas
Junction Boxes https://geni.us/ElecBox
Magnets https://geni.us/Magnets
Heavy Duty Tape https://geni.us/HeavyTape

Other Products Seen In Video
Aqara M1S Hub https://geni.us/Aqara_M1S
Aqara M2 Hub https://geni.us/Aqara_M2
Aqara G3 Camera Hub https://geni.us/Aqara_G3
Aqara G2H Pro Camera Hub https://geni.us/g2hPro
Aqara E1 Hub https://geni.us/Aqara_E1
Aqara P1 Motion Sensor: https://geni.us/AqaraP1
Aqara TVOC Air Quality Sensor https://geni.us/TVOC
Aqara Water Sensor https://geni.us/AqaraWater
Aqara Vibration Sensor https://geni.us/AqaraVib
Aqara Wall Switch https://geni.us/SingleNeutra
Aqara Smart Plug https://geni.us/AqaraPlug1

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Video Chapters:
0:00 Project Overview
1:06 Sponsor – Aqara
1:46 Aqara Door Sensors
2:22 What You’ll Need
3:50 Testing the Connection
4:26 Installation
5:11 Does it Work?
5:23 Gate Automations!
6:18 Final Thoughts

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