Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display
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Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display

There are several situations where using an RTC could adversely affect your project by increasing cost, size, time accuracy or IO requirements. To prevent this, especially in ESP/WiFi-based or other clock-reliant projects, makers usually turn to obtain time information from NTP servers....

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DIY ISS Tracking Lamp
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DIY ISS Tracking Lamp

The International Space Station (ISS) is one of greatest feat of engineering achievements by mankind. It is a space station (habitable artificial satellite) in low Earth orbit. The ISS serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which crew members conduct...

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New and Improved Geiger Counter – Now With WiFi!
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New and Improved Geiger Counter – Now With WiFi!

In one of our previous tutorials, we examined the development of a DIY-Geiger Counter showing the efforts of “Instructable” user Prabhat who combined the ESP8266 with a touch screen display to create a truly intuitive version of his Geiger Counter. He recently created an updated...

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Free Elektor Article: A 3-Dollar Tiny Wi-Fi Switch That Works
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Free Elektor Article: A 3-Dollar Tiny Wi-Fi Switch That Works

Out of curiosity I ordered a tiny ESP8266 relay switch board from aliexpress.com, for next to nothing. Blissfully unaware, then, of the struggle ahead to make the thing work as advertised. I survived and conquered — here’s the story. By Somnath Bera @ elektormagazine.com The little...

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ANAVI Gas Detector – An ESP8266-powered air quality monitor
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ANAVI Gas Detector – An ESP8266-powered air quality monitor

ANAVI Gas Detector is an ESP8266-powered, open source, Wi-Fi dev board for monitoring air quality and detecting dangerous gases. ANAVI Gas Detector is an ESP8266-powered, open source, Wi-Fi dev board for monitoring air quality and detecting dangerous gases. It supports popular analog...

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Getting Started with ESP32
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Getting Started with ESP32

Over the last few articles, we have covered the use of ESP8266 boards for building several WiFi based projects. For today’s tutorial, we will look at it’s recently released successor; the ESP32. As mentioned in previous tutorials, ESP-12e module popularly referred as the nodeMCU...

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ESP8266 Weather Monitor with tiny OLED display
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ESP8266 Weather Monitor with tiny OLED display

deantonious @ github.com has shared the Arduino code and PHP api for a simple ESP8266 weather monitor with 128x32 pixel oled display. Not much additional details are given, but we thought worth sharing this interesting mini project. ESP8266 WeatherMonitor with tiny OLED display -...

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ESP-WROOM-5C is a Side-Mounted ESP8285 WiFi Module
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ESP-WROOM-5C is a Side-Mounted ESP8285 WiFi Module

Seems we don't have enough ESP8266 or ESP8285 WiFi modules in the market, and based on an FCC listing, we now know that Espressif Systems has been working on another ESP8285 WiFi module – ESP-WROOM-5C – designed to be side-mounted on a PCB. ESP-WROOM-5C specifications: SoC...

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