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Questions tagged [esp8266]

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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Flash String Helper object as variable

So I have a Bunch of commonly used char arrays to build commands in my library. So to preserve memory, I have them put into flash, via PROGMEM ext, typedef const char PROGMEM ProgChar; ProgChar AT[] =...
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Uploading Arduino code, OTA, via connected ESP8266-12E running Esp-Link

1. A short preliminary introduction I'm deploying a small network of three MEGAs connected trough an RS-485 bus. Each MEGA is connected to up to 16 push-buttons (wall-mounted) and two relay-module (...
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Uni-directional communication between NodeMCU and Arduino spits out garbage

I am sending data from ESP8266 (NodeMCU) to Arduino using serial and 9600 baud rate on both sides. Since it is uni-directional and from NodeMCU to Arduino, I am not using a voltage regulator and I ...
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Non-blocking MQTT library

Are there any MQTT libraries that do not block while connecting? I'm currently using PubSubClient, and the connection part contains this code: https://github.com/knolleary/pubsubclient/blob/master/...
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ESP8266 Websockets problem

I am trying to set up a network of 4 esp8266 programmed via the Arduino IDE. The Network will have 1 server (esp8266 running in AP mode) and 3 clients (esp8266 running in STA mode). I would like to do ...
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Cannot POST to server. HTTP code -1. NodeMCU

I am trying to make a POST request with NodeMCU, but I get a HTTP status code -1. Code: #include <ESP8266HTTPClient.h> #include <ESP8266WiFi.h> #ifndef STASSID #define STASSID "Wifi" #...
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Fail using OTA - Network ports

I was using OTA to upload sketches to ESP ports I have ( around 10 ESPs). For some time now - I'm having some kind of a trouble I would like to share, since I've read some similar topics, but all didn'...
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Two SD card interfaces on one ESP8266?

I know it's possible to hook up multiple SPI devices, but how can one access the second drive from a sketch? Looking at the SDWebServer.ino example, my doubt is with the SD.begin(SS); part. If I ...
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How to listen to multiple server ports with ESP8266?

I'm using WeMos D1 R2. I'm trying to listen to both ports 1992 and 1993. This is my current code: #include WiFiServer server_1992(1992); WiFiServer server_1993(1993); void setup() { Serial....
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Wake up ESP8266 with multiple GPIOs

I am building a ESP-07 based IOT device, that detects the status of 4 doors. The device must connect to WiFi and send an http request, when 1 of 4 doors is opened. I want to place a reed switch, for ...
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ESP-01 not running custom firmware

I have two esp-01 micro controllers that I'm trying to flash using the Arduino IDE but found some problems in the process. I followed step 1 of this tutorial to install all the dependencies to the IDE....
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How can i change by esp8266 baudrate, as I accidentally changed the baudrate to something else(which I dont remember)?

//In order to connect, SoftwareSerial esp8266(2,3); // the TX pin of esp8266 is connected to pin 3 of // arduino uno and RX pin is connected to 2 // we need to pass baud rate to begin ...
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How do I interpret the esp8266 “boot mode” message?

Everytime the chips resets, we get the reason and the next boot mode. ets Jan 8 2013,rst cause:XXX, boot mode:(YYY,ZZZ) For XXX we can check the meaning here. For YYY and ZZZ I am not sure but I ...
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Converting between NEC and HEX values from IR receiver

I jacked one of the IR receivers from my LED strip and hooked it up to my ESP8266 NodeMCU (running Arduino code). I found a great library called IRremoteESP8266. With this library, I can basically ...
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Adafruit Huzzah espcomm_open failed

I recently bought an adafruit huzzah as well as a serial to usb cable to connect it to my computer running windows 10. I was able to get the board set up in arduino following the directions found here....
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How to get response of issued AT command for ES266 on Arduino programatically?

I'm successfully running AT commands via the Serial Monitor. But now I'm issuing AT commands via Arduino code and facing problems getting the correct response. Goal: After issuing AT commands ...
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Sending data from Arduino UNO as a SOAP request

I have a servo motor on one end which can be turned ON and OFF with web service sending SOAP request. In the other end I have my Arduino UNO with ESP8266. Currently, I am able to send HIGH or LOW ...
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How to parse data most efficiently coming through mqtt with ESP8266

I am writing a program that is currently set up like so: Python script running on my computer. Raspberry pi is the broker for the mqtt data transmission An ESP8266 is programmed to listen to/...
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esp8266 using thingspeak for iot light on project via google assistant fatal error everytime

fatal error timeout and unable to connect to thingspeak for fetching data sent via google assistant (ifttt) #include <LiquidCrystal.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> //ESP is connected to ...
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reference to 'File' is ambiguous. Why am I getting this error?

The program is supposed to take photo and store the picture into the SD card with the timestamp. My Program Code: #include <SdFat.h> #include <Adafruit_VC0706.h> #include <SPI.h> #...
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ESP8266 and Arduino, using i2s and the built in adc?

I've done some extensive googling but haven't found any kind of proper documentation. Is it possible to use i2s with the built-in ADC on an esp8266 to sample audio? And if so: any sample code on how ...
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Turning on controller with button and turning off with a timeout

I am making a device controlled by an ESP 8266 and am wanting to save power by having it power down when not in use. The desired behavior is for a momentary button press or vibration sensor activation ...
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error compiling for board node MCU 1.0

Arduino: 1.8.9 (Windows 10), Board: "NodeMCU 1.0 (ESP-12E Module), 80 MHz, Serial, 115200, 4M (3M SPIFFS)" In file included from C:\Users\Priyaranjan Tiwari\Documents\Arduino\007mcu_php\007mcu_php....
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If an Arduino goes to sleep, does the attached ESP also sleep?

I am using Arduino Uno + an attached ESP-01 (ESP8266). I want to save battery, so I made my Arduino get sleep & interrupt by a watchdog timer. But if the Arduino goes to sleep, does the attached ...
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EEPROM Esp8266 Memory Issue

I had assembled a board with esp8266ex bare chip with 4MB eeprom for esp and also can be shared with host MCU. I had gone through some googling and found that using eeprom function I am able to write ...
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My PIR sensor output changes but digitalread high all the time

This is my final project, I have to communicate with two wemos d1 mini by LAN. The problem is that when I read the state of the PIR sensor it is "HIGH" all the time, but when I connect the led light, ...
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MKR1010 serial communication

Is communication using tx/rx from an arduino to mkr1010 the same as any other serial communication? I ask because I can't find any tutorials or info on connecting an arduino to mkr1010, but there are ...
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driving an stepper motor using esp8266

I have an stepper motor, and a stepper driver Uln2003a which is connected to an esp8266. the esp8266 is powered via usb, and the stepper motor is powered via the driver, which is then powered by an ...
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Send file from ESP to server via FTP

I've a code which records sound to SD, then starts an FTP connection for a limited time. I want to make an automatic system which records then sends the sound file continuously. Now I'm recording ...
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Can't POST data with Arduino and ESP8266

I'm having problems with my Arduino UNO and the ESP8266 module. I need to send values from Arduino to my PHP web page in this way: http://www.server.com/km/db.php?id=53 the ESP8266 module is working ...
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Cant get rid of Soft WDT reset using ESP8266

Im using ESP12E DevKit v2 (esp8266 wifi module) board for controlling relays and displaying DHT22 temp,humidity on web server. It runs smoothly but after while i always get a watchdog timer reset. (If ...
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OTA mDNS issues with ESP8266 and PlatformIO?

The common useage of the OTA library for this MCU is to have it connect to a network, and to then use a computer on that network to upload firmware across that network. Due to either issues with ...
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OTA port not showing up

I am using the BasicOTA file and after uploading and rebooting the board everything works and I get a message in the serial monitor saying "Ready" and my board's IP address. However, the board doesn't ...
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esp8266 + octocoupler relay: WDT reset when using AC current

I'm trying to switch on bulb via 4 channel 5V optocoupler relay controller from ESP8266 using WIFI Access point. All my connections looking fine and i can able to connect WIFI SoftAP and send signal ...
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HTTP GET fails from ESP8266 to Emoncms

I've tried the code with emoncms.org as well and the results are identical; one parameter posts fine, but when I include the second parameter in the JSON I get HTTP 400 Bad Request from nginx and I'm ...
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Connecting to Alexa with FAUXMOESP library not detecting the device

I am using NodeMCU (ESP8266 12E) module from some days. I am trying to connect to Alexa for voice controlling. I have Amazon Alexa Echo 2 from which I am trying to discover my nodemcu as a smart home ...
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Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 Battery Power issue

I'm trying to connect a ~5.5V (2 x 3V coin cells in series, but their voltage drops a little) to the VBat (or V+) of my Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 module (not the black Feather one, the smaller blue one: ...
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Arduino/ESP8266 - TCP server, connect to AP, receive connections/data

We're trying to use an ESP8266/Arduino Uno as a TCP server, which connects to a wireless AP and then receives commands from other devices on the same network. Currently we got the "connect to AP" part ...
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Exporting an html for esp8266

EDIT: Added "web page source" ("In the end", :D ) (Please, sorry if this question isn't in the right place, feel free to move it to that place) Here I have a problem: In my house I have a self-...
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What is the best way to communicate with ESP8266-01 in LAN?

I've been working on this small project, not that small for me though, for a while. Because I also had classes and exams I didn't really have time for it. But almost everything was done except that I ...
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ESP8266 based wifi IR Universal Remote for A/Cs

I have been working on a prototype for a wifi based universal remote controller and i have been using the IR-Remote library for the same. But i have a couple of questions which google couldn't help ...
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ESP8266 WiFi Module disconnects from WiFi itself

#define id "qwerty" #define password"123456789" int relayPin= 4; void setup() { Serial.begin(115200); Serial.println("AT"); pinMode(13, OUTPUT); pinMode(relayPin, OUTPUT); delay(3000); ...
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ESP8266 can't read parasitic DS18B20 temperature (reset during conversion, 85°C)

tl;dr at the end I was running two DS18B20+PAR temperature sensors without any problems for the last two years on an ESP-01 module running on 3.3V on GPIO 2 using a 4.7K pullup resistor. Now, ...
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Serve currently uploaded code from Arduino

I'm creating a project where multiple ESP8266 12-E's are connected together. I want to use ArduinoOTA with the HTTP option (described here) and I want to have one ESP be able to send its code to ...
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Reading +IPD response from serial.read() using Arduino UNO and ESP8266

I have a python server running on my PC and I am using an Arduino Uno (wifi enabled by a ESP8266 chip) as the client. I can make the the server and client communicate using AT commands as shown below: ...
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ESP8266 exception if sending TLS-POST-request for a couple of iterations

Problem I send sensor measurements from an Arduino to -> AWS APIGateway -> Lambda -> CloudWatch, which works but only for a couple of minutes, then a stack-trace is shown and the program stops. ...
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Adafruit Huzzah Feather not resetting and serial monitor garbage

Hi there, I have an Adafruit Huzzah Feather project laid out as you can see in the diagram above. Currently I am having trouble getting it to reliably reset and start the sketch. More often than ...
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ESP8266 - Webserver not working in loop

I have simple example, where in loop is called webServer to handle clients and also text drawing on display. The thing is that webServer is not responding, but when I remove second part of loop - ...
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espcomm_sync failed when connecting ESP8266 (ESP-01)

I'm new to the Arduino (I'm a developer but didn't have a chance to work with this kind of device before) and wanted to connect my ESP8266 to the Arduino Uno. I followed this tutorial but I got errors:...
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ESP8266WiFi client.print() strange response

I am using a NodeMCU, so ESP8266. I installed the core via the Boards Manager at the last version. My goal is to control a GoPro camera through WiFi. I am getting mad with these few lines of code: ...