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Adding the ESP8266 board to the Arduino IDE
Adding the ESP8266 board to the Arduino IDE
22 June 2018
The ESP8266 community created an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows Arduino-like (C or C++) programming to be uploaded/flashed as software for the ESP8266 microcontroller. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Software
Tagged with Arduino IDE, ESP-01, ESP8266, videos
Importing a budget 3D printer – South African perspective
Importing a budget 3D printer – South African perspective
16 June 2018
After disappointment with a previous 3D printer, I still could not withstand the urge to embark on a new journey of being able to make my own 3D prints. The price was right, the reviews were favourable, the supplier was trustworthy, the order was placed. I bought a Tevo Tarantula. This is what happened afterwards... Read more...
Collections(s): 3D Printing, Blog
Tagged with 3d printer, BangGood, Chinese supplier, DIY, Tevo Tarantula, budget 3D printers, unboxing
Using the UART interface
Using the UART interface
5 June 2018
UART (universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter) is a communication interface used between two microcontrollers. Data signals are transferred using two lines, one for transmitting signals (Tx) and one for receiving signals (Rx). Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with FTDI USB/UART module, TTL, UART, microcontrollers, serial communication, wired communication
The FTDI USB to TTL serial converter module
The FTDI USB to TTL serial converter module
5 June 2018
The FTDI USB to TTL serial converter module is an UART (universal asynchronous receiver-transmitter) board used for TTL serial communication. It is a breakout board for the FTDI FT232R chip with an USB interface, can use 3.3 or 5 V DC and has Tx/Rx and other breakout points. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics
Tagged with ESP-01, ESP32, FTDI USB/UART module, RS232, TTL, microcontrollers, microelectronic modules, module, programming module, serial module, specs
Using serial ports for communication
Using serial ports for communication
2 June 2018
The serial port is a connection port through which data transfers in or out one bit at a time. Data signals are transferred using two lines, one for transmitting signals (Tx) and one for receiving signals (Rx). Read more...
Collections(s): Electronics
Tagged with RS232, UART, programming, serial communication, serial port, wired communication