Get started with IoT: How to build a DIY Blynk Board

Get started with IoT: How to build a DIY Blynk Board

“The SparkFun Blynk Board is based on the ESP8266 and comes with 10+ preloaded projects. This tutorial is for those with some DIY hardware experience, though advanced beginners may find it a fun challenge. Also, experienced users might find it fun to set this up for beginners to learn from. To make this board without the SparkFun IoT Starter Kit …

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PacketMonitor

PacketMonitor

“Did you ever wonder how many data packets are flying around you right now?! This little project tells you how many Wi-Fi packets are sent every second and on which channel. It’s not limited to one network, it scans all traffic on one channel.”

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Power Peacefair Pzem 004 + ESP8266 & Arduino Nano

Power Peacefair Pzem 004 + ESP8266 & Arduino Nano

“For some time I wanted to buy a single-phase electricity consumption meter, a few months ago I got Peacefair Reference PZEM-004 meter, its price seemed affordable, it has the advantages of being a non-invasive meter in the electrical circuit and has a communication protocol to request data such as Active Instantaneous Power “kW”, Voltage “V”, Amperage “A” and Active …

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Tiny ESP8266 Dash-Button (Re-Configurable)

Tiny ESP8266 Dash-Button (Re-Configurable)

“This is a tiny ESP8266 based dash-button. It stays in deep sleep, once you press the button it performs a GET request to the specified URL and if configured also passes the supply voltage as a variable. The best part is that by simply bridging two pins you can make it enter configuration mode. Allowing you to change all the …

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WiFi to IR interface

WiFi to IR interface

“Once again a project realized in the B&B during my free time, far from home. The circuit described here will be capable to drive almost any device that currently uses an IR remote control, by means of WiFi connection, as to say: with your smartphone. This time I want to show all the route from the idea to the …

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ESP8266/Arduino Smartthings Bearded Dragon Habitat Controller/Monitor

ESP8266/Arduino Smartthings Bearded Dragon Habitat Controller/Monitor

“DaVinci our Dragon was due for a software upgrade to his Vivarium’s Controller. I decided to migrate from the good ole traditional ‘full on’ Arduino logic that has been chugging away quite reliably for the past year, to a ST_Anything SmartThings integration so I could leverage the automation and remote accessibility that environment inherently provides. The cool thing is …

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Wifi Temperature Logger (With ESP8266)

Wifi Temperature Logger (With ESP8266)

“Hello, glad to see you here. I hope that in this instructable you will find some useful information. Feel free to send me suggestions, questions, … Here are some basic data and a quick overview of the project. For mobile users: Video. I’ve recently bought a NodeMcu (esp8266 based) board just to give it a try so this is not …

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