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An IC that offers Wi-Fi networking compatible with b/g/n standards. It also has integrated TCP/IP protocol stack. Extremely popular along IoT community as a low cost and powerful board.

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ESP-13 WiFi shield - “error: espcomm_upload_mem failed”

I am creating a web server with Arduino and a ESP-13 WiFi shield. The wiring is as following: Arduino UNO || ESP-13 WiFi shield 5V || .5V GND || GND TX || RX RX || ...
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About Wemos D1 WiFi

I bought the Wemos D1 WiFi and I am wondering how to operate this. So, inside the Arduino IDE, I downloaded ESP8266 boards, I see WeMos D1 mini, WeMos D1 R1, and WeMos mini Pro/Lite. Why in the world ...
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Arduino IDE / Specified folder/zip file does not contain a valid library

I trying to add library here but it doesn't seem to work https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino This happens "Specified folder/zip file does not contain a valid library" This problem make me no longer ...
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Running 2 channel 5V relay with nodmcu esp8266 [on hold]

I am cry for help & search many articles with no solution.pls anyone guide me. I connect my relay with nodmcu in 2 ways 1st one a) Vcc = 3.3v from nodmcu b) in1 = D4 of nodmcu c) in2 = D5 of nod ...
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ESP-8266 stopped working due to possibly faulty perfboard layout

I have been following this tutorial to set up my ESP8266. I have also recreated on a perfboard the circuit provided in the tutorial, and I intend to use this perfboard circuit in my project. The ...
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JPEG/PNG issues with ESP8266 + Spiffy

I am using a Huzzah ESP2866 with Arduino IDE. I am trying to upload images using html + Spiffy, however the broken image logo keeps appearing. The text works fine. I am using code from here: The ...
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Extracting SPIFFS functionality to library on Arduino/ESP32 using PlatformIO

I am trying to make the C/C++ code I am writing a bit more modular (hopefully eventually unit testing it), but I am not familiar with C/C++ so after the refactoring the code does not compile any more. ...
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How to handle concurrent HTTP request when using interrupt

I'm trying to make a door sensor with a reed switch. Each time the there is a change, the ESP8266 sends an HTTP request to web service. Unfortunately, the ESP8266 serial monitor dumps a huge stack ...
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What's the required voltage for ws2815?

I am working on ws2815 led strip with the esp8266 on arduino 1.6.6 fast led library.Using CD40109B level shifter to convert 3.3V of esp output to 12V .It's working fine upto 31 leds according to the ...
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ESP8266 client.connect() generates a memory leak [duplicate]

I have an ESP8266 that has to run 24/7, it sends some data to server every our, everything works fine for about 2-3 days after that it crashes. Sometimes it resets sometimes it freezes. I got to the ...
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ESP12F module not working as an access point

I have an ESP12F WiFi module and I need it to work in access point mode. I burned the example code to it using Arduino IDE and it worked at first. I could connect to the WiFi provided by it using my ...
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Deep Sleep NodeMCU with Door Sensor

I have a very simple code of door sensor (magnetic) which gives results in 1 & 0 format. But I want to run the NodeMCU only when a door is open or close. Rest of time I want to keep it in deep ...
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5V 10A 4 channel relay to 2 lights15W light in series in 220V AC supply

I am trying to setup my first relay module with live environment. I have attached the relay module image below. Which I am using to control 4 devices in my switch board as follows: Fan (working ...
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How to use ESP8266 with Google API for GPS as well as controlling Arduino pins

I am working on IoT based project and I want to control the device using mobile App. Everything works fine, I can switch the load and get the status back on mobile app, but I want to use my ESP8266 as ...
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Calculate the Li-Po Battery Level in ESP-Wroom-02

I am very new to micro controller and circuits. I am not at all with this field. But trying to create a home project where I have a device image attached below. This is 18650 Lipo battery powered ...
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LED turning on late

I am using an Arduino nano and an ESP8266. I have burnt an Arduino, but when I send a request to the Arduino LED, it takes some time to turn ON. Here is my code: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> ...
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How connect to iot device without predefined wifi and password

I bought a Sonoff switch to understand how it connect to my wifi without predefined ssid and pass. But I couldn't understand its logic. When I want to use ESP8266 module with Arduino, how my phone ...
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Is it okay to short IN and GND pins of relay module with controller ground? [closed]

I have this relay module that is attached to an ESP8266 (Wemos D1 Mini). Currently, I operate the relay by shorting the IN and GND pins to ground (relay module uses low state to energize) with a ...
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Newbie question: Set servo at certain degrees when something happens

I am trying to set my servo at f.e. 90 degrees when the friendlyValue of the soil sensor is < 50%. The servo isn't moving at all, is it because the code is running too fast and the servo doesn't ...
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Detect power interruption on NodeMCU

Im using a 5v 1A power supply and connected to VIN pin on the NodeMCU. I also use 18650 battery to keep NodeMCU running in case the power supply shuts off due to power interruption. I'm planning to ...
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ESP8266 Switching firmware on the fly

Can you help me out to understand if this is possible with ESP8266 / 32 ? I have a main binary that i upload to the chip, let's call it A - that's done from arduino. A starts to work, but ...
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Cannot get esp8266 - 12 wifi module to always read analogRead incoming voltage accurately

So I have and arduino uno that is firing an output on pin 8. This code is not in this file just to be clear. From there Im taking that output and using it to fire pin 0 on the wifi module. Im using ...
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ESP8266 WiFi.softAPgetStationNum() can only increase?

So using the ESP8266 in STA_AP mode, the amount of Stations connected to the AP can be figured out by running a WiFi.softAPgetStationNum() line. But let's say Alpha is my AP. And Bertha is a Client ...
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Garbage output/ not running at start up nodemcu

I have a nodemcu acting as a thermostat home office. The wall heating element is controlled with a solid state relay on D2. If i have it connected, I cannot program the board from the arduino ide. I ...
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Cannot get pins on esp 8266 adafruit wifi module to read HIGH on pin 15

I have an esp8266 and I cannot get the value to read HIGH when 3.3v is applied to directly to pin by hand. I have an Arduino Uno powering the esp8266. It connects to the WiFi like it should, and now ...
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MQTT - Can lastwill be sent to multiple topics?

I'm using an ESP8266 as an IOT device, with MQTT to send status messages. Each device have its own availability topic, to state its online or offline state ( needed for Home Assistant indication on ...
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ESP8266 Supply Voltage dropping below 3.3V

I am trying to power an ESP8266 with a 3.3V regulator (this one, can supply ~ 1A). I've been struggling for days to get the ESP to work – it will occasionally boot, occasionally connect, but then not ...
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ESP8266 SoftwareSerial not receiving any character

I want to use a ESP8266 (ESP12) to receive data from a counter at 9600 baud via SotwareSerial. But my program does not receive any data. I broke it down to the code i attach here. I tried it using ...
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Help to delimit and read specific contents of incoming HTTP string

I am sending strings to an Esp8266 via web browser. The below code returns the following in serial monitor if I send in browser: Send from browser to esp8266 - http://192.168.1.220/s1s2s3s4s5d1 ...
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Management issues through Blynk

I wrote a sketch for controlling the stepper motor under the controls of the Blynk application, the sketch was compiled but there was a problem in that no control was taking place. Receipts and ...
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esp8266 esp-01 printing garbage values on serial monitor

I am trying to up an esp8266 esp-01. While monitoring the serial monitor it's printing garbage values. I am using arduino-mega to write the code to the esp8266. The sample code i'm trying to write is ...
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error 404 in HTTP GET request with Arduino Uno and ESP8266 using AT commands

when I try to send http get request I get error 404 AT+CIPMTX=1 OK AT+CIPSTART=4,"TCP","alirezaabrhshami.ir",80 4,CONNECT OK AT⸮⸮R5U9⸮⸮b⸮⸮j OK > Recv 47 qytes SEND OK +IPD,4,223;HTTP/1.1 404 Not ...
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Why wifiManager.setTimeout(60) is not working?

in this code I am using wifiManager.setTimeout(60); so that when it fails to connect to the wifi it should restart. However, wifiManager.setTimeout(60) is not working at all. It get stuck and display ...
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Problem in the library blynk

there was a problem loading the sketch, writing that the BlynkSimpleSerial.h library is missing. I tried to find on the Internet I did not tell me how to fix this error. #include <SoftwareSerial....
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Software serial conflict with WiFi on ESP8266

I'm trying to use an ESP8266 (Wemos D1 mini) to read from a 19.2K serial port and report the results over WiFi. Programming is via Arduino IDE. The code to read the port works just fine if WiFi is not ...
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Nodemcu 1.0 and boot mode (1,6) after soft reset

I have a problem with a nodemcu 1.0 (lolin) board. Sometime a soft reset is performed from the watchdog and the board freezes in boot mode (1,6) (I have to manually reset the board to restart it). I ...
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Value of uninitialized EEPROM in ESP8266?

In my limited testing it appears that the EEPROM in the Wemos D1 is not initialized to 255 like the specs say is the case for AtMega based Arduinos. In fact, the values look to be more-or-less random. ...
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Problem with ESP8266, wrong voltage?

I recently bought a new ESP8266 because I'm pretty sure I used 5V instead of 3.3V on my old one. But it seems the new one behaves the same as the old one. I'm using the sketch: https://i.imgur.com/...
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Arduino: incorrect calculation of long integer

I'm doing a simple calculation with integers (on Arduino with ESP8266 12E), but I can't get the expected result and can't find the error. Can someone guide me? #define A 200 #define B A * ...
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Sensors are not function with ESP8266 WeMos-D1R2

I attached all sensor into the Wemos-D1 for uploading the sensor data to the server. but when I upload the data to the server, it connects to the server but cannot save the data into the database and ...
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No hex file generated from the Arduino IDE to use in proteus after adding esp8266 library

after adding the esp8266 and the firebase Libraries to the Arduino IDE, I am not getting the .hex file anymore. I already saw in some topics that this is normal and that it will only generate .bin ...
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Testing a capacitor with a nodeMUC Lolin V3

Apparently it's possible to test the capacitance of a capacitor with an arduino. In this thread, someone tries to do the same on a NodeMCU but the conclusion is that it's enough to get the change in ...
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Using an OV7670, Arduino Uno, ESP8266 and SD card

I am planning to create a project which will take a picture with OV7670 and Arduino Uno with SD card and send it to server with ESP8266. is it possible to use Arduino Uno(it has only 2k RAM memory)?
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Send Sensor Data to Thingspeak using ESP8266ex wifi shield on Arduino AtMEga 2560

I want to Use my Robotdyn AtMega2560with in-built ESP8266ex to send DHT temp and hum data to thingspeak. I'm only getting started with this, and I know I am not using the correct code to apply this ...
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Can't extract basic data using ThingspeakHTTP

I don't know anything about HTML, but I want to extract the % probability of the Northern lights being visible from this webpage http://aurorawatch.ca/. I entered this into the URL field, and selected ...
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Esp8266 -12E v3

So I have this ESP 8266 v3 board that has a program. Running on it currently, it’s the example scan Network Program. No matter what program I send to it now I get a error complaining for board NodeMCU ...
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Ov7670 (without FIFO) captures the images twice at the same time

I recently started working on an security camera system, with an arduino uno and an OV7670 camera without FIFO memory, and an ESP-8266 to transfer the images to a webserver. Everything is working, ...
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ESP8266 like WiFi modules [closed]

I am trying to make a circuit using Nodemcu ESP8266 to control the speed and direction of 3 DC servo motors, however I am short of analog pins. So are there any ways to increase the number of analog ...
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WiFi.setOutputPower();

I'm trying to cut my esp8266 range down to about a meter to save power. I know that I can adjust output power but I don't know enough to understand what a given setting will actually yield. I can ...
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Arduino Uno + ESP8266 - Get Request with AT Commands

My project consists of passing some data read by some sensors to a server with an Arduino Uno board and an ESP8266 module. I have managed to send data using thingspeak.com but when I try using my own ...