Install your own controller on cheap android tvbox
i have few android tvboxes that can be buyed from all over the interne for very low price.
i was experimenting with linux distros for similar hardware devices and i managed to install frw of them with success.
my goal was to make chep homeautomation controller, with software allredy prvided.
i was sucesful of running agocontroll, jeedom, fhem and domotiga. on this devices without to much problem
If anyone is interested i could share my experiance
Interesting. What kind of processor are they equipped with?
My bet it's an A20 allwinner SOC, like all the other cheap android things that comes from china.
(and no.. I haven't looked at the link, that @mrendu43 had provided in his post, where the processor is mentioned in the facts box on the right ;))
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funky81 last edited by
Please share it with us...
msamy.earth last edited by
I found this one, it costs about 28$
you will not finde any linux distro for that chip set.
just go with A20
tey have many distrol allredy made for them
here are little more info
similar with agocontroll, and fhem , and jeedom
when you have linux up and running , and working just follow rocedure for instaling controller from the site you chose (controller)
virgus1970 last edited by virgus1970
Does A20 TV Box with DomoTiga on board work with MySensors sensors?
I read this page, but didn't receive clear answer
nomanni last edited by
i want buy this, but i never bought from this website, does anyone shopped from here beforem？
andriej last edited by
I've bought OrangePi and it works well as RPi alternative.
Mike Cayouette last edited by
The TV box you are talking about is pretty much like the Cubieboard2, which is also an A20 processor, except the cubieboard2 has 1GB of DDR3 memory. I use a Cubieboard3, also known as a Cubietruck, which is an A20 dual core 1Ghz with 2GB of DDR3 memory. The Cubietruck runs Cubuntu server, on this I run openHAB, Node,js, Node-RED and Mosquitto server. I have the MySensor serial Gateway connected to the USB port of my Cubietruck and node-red handles all the incoming serial messages and parses them to an MQTT format, and the other way around it takes MQTT message and parses them to a MySensor serial format and sends it the serial gateway. I also have a 128GB SSD attached to it and use it as a NAS for my 3 OpenELEC media center servers running on Raspberry Pi's and I also have some Raspberry Pi's with PiCams that stream mjpeg videos to the NAS. It works like a charm all in one little package.
I have been documenting my installation and configuration progress, one day when I have more time I will put it up somewhere.