Fiverr – Freelance services marketplace for the lean entrepreneur
22 July 2018
Fiverr is the world’s largest freelance services marketplace for entrepreneurs to focus on growth & create a successful business at affordable costs. Read more...
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
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
Understanding the digital read pin on a microcontroller
Understanding the digital read pin on a microcontroller
6 July 2017 | Updated 10 June 2018
When working with electronics, one will very often come across working with digital readings. Digital read (and write) pins are available on many microcontrollers and is one of the simpler pins to work with. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with GPIO, TTL, digital read, introduction, microcontrollers