DIY Smart Homes made EASY!

Daniel Ross
Hi! I am Daniel and I built my own DIY smart home. With 100% local storage, local processing and full privacy. Interested?

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Security Cameras

Our DIY Smart Home Network Map in 2023A few years ago, my wife and I decided to get a CCTV security system. We didn't know much about home security or ...

Home Automation

Our DIY Smart Home in 2023I often get questions from friends, family and colleagues about our cloud-free DIY Smart Home and how they can also get ...

Setting up your own CCTV?

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There was a time long long ago when a professionally installed home security camera system was the only option for mere mortals such as us. But today we live ...


When I first started using a NAS as my DIY NVR, it was more of an experiment than anything else. I originally purchased the NAS for backing up all our devices ...

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