Home Assistant Amber

by Nabu Casa

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View all updates Sep 15, 2021

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by Paulus S

We are thrilled to announce our first custom hardware project for Home Assistant: Amber! We are hosting a Q&A live stream today at noon Pacific / 3 PM Eastern / 9 PM CEST to talk about how Home Assistant Amber came to be and answer any questions you might have.

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$149

Home Assistant Amber

This flagship version of Home Assistant Amber is ready to go out of the box. It comes pre-assembled in a custom enclosure with a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) and a custom heat sink for fanless, silent operation. The CM4 is a version without wireless and has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB eMMC storage, pre-installed with Home Assistant. All you need to get started is to plug in the power supply and the Ethernet cable, both of which are included. This variant does not have Power-over-Ethernet.


$99

Amber Kit with Power-over-Ethernet

The Amber mainboard that comes with this kit supports Power-over-Ethernet (PoE). The kit does not include a power supply, though it is safe to operate it with both PoE and a 12 VDC power supply plugged in at the same time, in which case power will be drawn from the 12 VDC supply and not PoE. Custom enclosure, custom heat sink, and Ethernet cable included. You must provide your own Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 and install Home Assistant on it.


$99

Amber Kit with Power Supply

Some assembly required! This kit includes everything in the flagship version except the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. This option allows you to pick the compute module with the memory and eMMC storage to fit your needs. You will need to install Home Assistant on the compute module you provide. Custom enclosure, custom heat sink, and Ethernet cable included. This version comes with a power supply, but does not support Power-over-Ethernet.


$22

12 VDC 24 W International Wall Mount AC Adapter

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

In case you want an extra power supply.

An AC adapter with interchangeable plugs provided for the US, EU, AU, UK, plus a CCC-compliant plug. 24 W max (12 V @ 2 A) with a 1.5 m cable and a 2.1 mm center-positive barrel jack.


$89

NVMe SSD

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

For booting or expanded storage.

SanDisk NVMe SSDs in various capacities: 128 GB (P/N SDAPMUW-128G-1022), 256 GB (P/N SDBPNPZ-256G), and 512 GB (P/N SDBPNPZ-512G).


$50

Raspberry Pi CM4 (16 GB eMMC, No Wireless, 2 GB RAM)

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

Perfect for use with an Amber Kit.

This CM4002016 variant of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 is a System on Module (SoM) containing an ARM quad-core Cortex-A72 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB eMMC flash, supporting power circuitry, and no wireless capability.


$82

Raspberry Pi CM4 (32 GB eMMC, Wireless, 4 GB RAM)

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

Perfect for use with an Amber Kit.

This CM4104032 variant of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 is a System on Module (SoM) containing an ARM quad-core Cortex-A72 processor, 4 GB RAM, 2.4 and 5 GHz 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, 32 GB eMMC flash, and supporting power circuitry.


$6

USB Cable: Type-C to Type-A

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

Optional - only needed for accessing Amber's UART and CM4 USB recovery.

A 100 cm cable with a USB Type-C and a USB Type-A connector.

Credits

Nabu Casa

Nabu Casa, Inc. has been founded by the creators of the open source project Home Assistant and Home Assistant OS. We provide Home Assistant Cloud, the missing cloud piece for Home Assistant. Our mission is the success of Home Assistant as a whole.


Paulus Schoutsen

Pascal Vizeli

Stefan Agner

Dominik Sliwa

Mike Doell

Ben Bangert

Bram Kragten

Franck Nijhof

Martin Hjelmare

Ashton Lafferty

Joakim Sørensen

Erik Montnemery

Jesse Hills

Matthias de Baat

Otto Winter

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