On 9/16/20, Kim Oldfield via luv-talk <luv-talk(a)luv.asn.au> wrote:
I have a "Brilliant" smart globe on which I used tuya-convert to install
Tasmotat 220.127.116.11. It worked fine for a month.
Tasmota comes up in a Google search, along with the ESP8266 chip,
which is a wi-fi IOT chipset. There are security questions about the
widespread use of it. If you can get wired access, there are ways to
reflash, but if sealed in with the only access by wi-fi, then probably
It has since stopped working. Now, when I switch the
globe on it
broadcasts an open SSID "ESP-B2CDB3" - where B2CDB3 is the second half
of the globe's MAC address. Connecting to the SSID reveals the globe
using 192.168.4.1 is running a DHCP server which gives out 192.168.4.2
to me when I connect.
192.168.4.1 does not have any open TCP ports (as confirmed by nmap). As
port 80 (and 443) are both closed browsing to http://192.168.4.1/
and I can find no way to do anything beyond getting an IP via DHCP with
Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I could recover this globe?
From my reading, briefly, I think you need to physical
access to the
circuit board, and that may be not possible in a nondestructive
fashion. Best of luck.