Michiel van Beers
Published © MIT

DIY Smart Home Upgrade: make your IKEA Curtains smart!

Read this if you want to know how you can make any (IKEA) curtain in your home smart for under $50.-

IntermediateFull instructions provided16 hours7,090

Things used in this project

Hardware components

IKEA Bekräfta curtain rod
×1
IKEA Betydlig wall bracket
×1
IKEA Syrlig curtain rings
To reduce the friction of the curtain
×1
Curtains of your liking
×1
12v, 5A power supply
×1
LM2596S Step down converter
To power the ESP8266
×1
NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
×1
Nema 17 ~3–4 N. cm stepper motors
×2
A4988 Stepper drivers
×2
100mF capacitator
×2
10mF capacitator
×2
GT2 16-tooth wheel bore
To use with the timing belt. I tried with a cable as well, but that would have insufficient grip
×2
5 meters timing belt
×1
m3 bolts
To connect the stepper motor to the 3D print
×6
m5 bolts
To connect the stepper motor mount to the wall brackets
×4
Cables to connect stepper motors
I used old network cables
×1
Dupont cables
×1

Software apps and online services

Tasmota
Tasmotizer

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)

Story

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Schematics

Wiring ESP8266 & A4988 stepper

Credits

Michiel van Beers

Michiel van Beers

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