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Connecting the ESP8266 to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
Connecting the ESP8266 to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
12 September 2017 | Updated 14 September 2017 | Renier Delport |
Compared with other microcontroller boards (e.g. the Arduinos), the ESP8266 is slightly more complex to hook up with a serial programming port. This post will show you how to connect the ESP8266 to a breadboard and FTDI programmer. Read more...
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Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Microelectronics
Tagged with Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP8266, FTDI programmer, 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 | Renier Delport |
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...
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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
The Raspberry Pi & local home networking – my experience
The Raspberry Pi & local home networking – my experience
8 November 2015 | Renier Delport |
After literally struggling for months with my home network (LAN) after introducing the Raspberry Pi and static IPs to it, I though I would get rid of my frustrations by writing this article. Read more...
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Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation, Home Security, Microelectronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with ESP, LAN, Linux, PuTTY, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, getting started, network, wi-fi
Set up a static IP address on the Raspberry Pi using Wi-Fi
Set up a static IP address on the Raspberry Pi using Wi-Fi
4 October 2015 | Updated 4 June 2017 | Renier Delport |
This post will explain how to get a static IP address for a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Wheezy & Jessie) using Wi-Fi. Read more...
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Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with LAN, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Raspbian Jessie, Raspbian Jessie Lite, Raspbian Wheezy, dhcpcd.conf, getting started, interfaces, network, rc.local, sd install, wi-fi
WTF is the Raspberry Pi?
WTF is the Raspberry Pi?
20 April 2015 | Updated 26 June 2017 | Renier Delport |
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...
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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