Sonoff Dongle Plus-E can be used as a Zigbee gateway in Home Assistant, openHAB, Zigbee2MQTT or other open-source platforms for local control of all Zigbee devices. It allows you to connect up to 32 devices simultaneously and works more efficiently than CC2531 or ConBee 2. You no longer need to invest in Zigbee hubs of different brands, all you need is a universal gateway – Dongle Plus!
SONOFF Zigbee 3.0 USB Dongle Plus-E is pre-flashed with Zigbee coordinator firmware. Plug it into the computer/Raspberry Pi, you can use it as a Zigbee coordinator in smart home open source platforms such as Home Assistant, openHAB, etc. Also, you can reflash the firmware and use it as a router to extend the network range.