Flashing Tuya firmware via serial help

Flashing Tuya firmware via serial help

I’m trying to flash my Treatlife Outdoor Smart Dimmer and I can see that it has been done successfully at https://templates.blakadder.com/treatlife_DP10.html . The kind gentlemen even mentions how to bypass the MCU.

All was fine until I actually opened it up. I have a typical solder iron and typical hobby skills – not a god, but not a glooper either. However, THIS fucker just looks way too small.

Airpod for scale, I’d need to solder the small IC (Nuvoton), the 5th pin from the bottom on the left: https://imgur.com/a/qsqiQwJ

Any tips? I can’t see myself doing this successfully with the tools and skills I have.

And before you folks suggest doing this wirelessly – I’ve tried, but TuyaConvert reports my firmware is too new and has patched the exploit that allowed the OTA firmware hack.

Published at Fri, 26 Feb 2021 21:14:26 +0000

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