Tag: ESP8266

Small preview on @iochili project article

I’m working on an article about my tweeting hydroponics chili plant project @iochili that has light, temperature, reservoir water level and grow tray mass sensors – powered by ESP8266.  A Raspberry Pi reads the sensor data over WiFi, analyzes it

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ESP8266 MCP3002 Driver

In an upcoming ESP8266 project I need to able to read some analog sensors in the range of 0.0 – 3.3 V and since the ADC that comes with ESP8266 is limited to 0-1 V range, it’s not suitable for

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Programming Olimex ESP8266 development board with FT231X

A couple of weeks ago I got a bunch of Olimex ESP8266 development boards (MOD-WIFI-ESP8266-DEV) for IoT prototyping. ESP8266 itself is a neat little WIFI-enabled SOC by Espressif. It has 16 GPIO pins, support for I2C, SPI, UART etc. and

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