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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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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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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Social Stats Tracker Display With Esp8266

Social Stats Tracker Display With Esp8266

“Frame your followers! Here’s how to build a social media stats tracker display using the a wifi arduino-compatible ESP8266 microcontroller board and several seven-segment displays. This project is an extension of my YouTube Subscriber Counter project, but uses one “brain” to track and display multiple networks. Easily omit the left (large digits) displays for any stat under 10k to …

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Youtube Subscriber Counter With Esp8266

Youtube Subscriber Counter With Esp8266

“I was inspired by the Play Button awards YouTube sends out for subscriber milestones, and built this circuit to display my realtime subscriber count using an ESP8266 wifi board and seven segment display. I built this one to celebrate surpassing 10k subscribers, so this is an upgrade to my previous counter, which only supports counts up to 9999. Personalize the …

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