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Connecting the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
Connecting the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
12 September 2017 | Updated 11 January 2018
When compared to other microcontroller boards (e.g. the Arduinos), the ESP8266 is slightly more complex to hook up to a serial port for programming. This post will show how to connect the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer for 'flashing' purposes. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Microelectronics
Tagged with Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP-01, ESP8266, FTDI USB/UART module, Wi-Fi modules, getting started, microcontrollers, wi-fi, wireless communication
ESP-32 development boards for Wi-Fi communication
ESP-32 development boards for Wi-Fi communication
25 June 2017 | Updated 26 June 2017
The ESP-32 microcontroller development board, or simply the ESP-32, is a relatively small, low power, easily obtainable, complete and breadboard-friendly microcontroller board, with build-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Home Automation, Home Security, Microelectronics
Tagged with Arduino programming language, Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP, ESP32, GPIO, Micro-B USB, Wi-Fi modules, YouTube, digital read, digital write, introduction, microcontrollers, specs, videos, wi-fi, wireless communication
WTF is the Raspberry Pi?
WTF is the Raspberry Pi?
20 April 2015 | Updated 26 June 2017
So I'll be raving a lot about this little PC, so I think it's worth referencing directly in all related posts. What exactly is the Raspberry Pi? Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation, Home Security, Microelectronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Bluetooth, Coding, GPIO, Linux, Micro SD card, Raspberry Pi, USB, YouTube, introduction, micro-processors, programming, programming software, specs, videos, wi-fi