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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
Introducing the inexpensive ESP-01 Wi-Fi module
Introducing the inexpensive ESP-01 Wi-Fi module
19 December 2017 | Updated 5 June 2018
The ESP-01 is a popular, inexpensive microcontroller board with built-in Wi-Fi. It makes use of the, now, widely used ESP8266 microcontroller chip. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics
Tagged with Arduino IDE, ESP, ESP-01, ESP8266, FTDI USB/UART module, Lua, NodeMCU, Wi-Fi modules, home web server, introduction, microcontrollers, module, specs, wi-fi, wireless communication
ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules
ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules
6 December 2017 | Updated 1 January 2018
As the the name implies, ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules are Wi-Fi enabled, relay power switches. The module includes a detachable ESP8266 micro-controller board. The main function of these boards are to be used as wireless power switches accessible from Smartphones. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with ESP-01, ESP8266, ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi Relay Switch Modules, EasyTCP, FTDI USB/UART module, Relay Modules, Songle, Switches, apps, microelectronic modules, module, relays, specs, wi-fi, wireless switches
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 4 June 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, Electronics
Tagged with Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP-01, ESP8266, FTDI USB/UART module, Wi-Fi modules, development board, getting started, microcontrollers, wi-fi, wireless communication