ESP8266 WiFi Color Display Kit 2.4″

Rated 4.79 out of 5 based on 19 customer ratings
(19 customer reviews)

$29.90

All you need for building the WeatherStation Color and the PlaneSpotter Color.

  • 1x Wemos D1 Mini Pro (16MB Flash)
  • 1x 2.4″ ILI9341 Color Display TFT with Touch Interface XPT2046 (320×200 Pixels)
  • 1x Custom Connector PCB to connect the ESP8266 and the TFT
  • 1x Set of Pin Headers
  • 1x USB Data Cable

Also available on Tindie (accepts Credit Cards)

Soldering required!

Please Note: There is a holiday in China from Sept 30 until Oct 8. During this time orders might be processed with delay

60 in stock (can be backordered)

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Description

The ESP WiFi Color Display Kit contains all the components you need to build the WeatherStation Color and the PlaneSpotter Color project:

  • 1x Wemos D1 Mini Pro (16MB Flash)
  • 1x 2.4″ ILI9341 Color Display TFT with Touch Interface (320×200 Pixels)
  • 1x Custom Connector PCB to connect the ESP8266 and the TFT
  • 1x Set of Pin Headers
  • 1x USB Data Cable

Please note: this kit requires you to solder.

Getting Started Guide

 



Do you need quickly a case for the WeatherStation Color? Just print out this template, glue it on some card board (e.g. pizza box), cut it out and you’re done in less than 20 minutes!
CardBoardTemplateV2

Additional information

Weight 0.15 kg
Dimensions 15 x 9 x 5 cm

19 reviews for ESP8266 WiFi Color Display Kit 2.4″

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Habe das Video von Hobbyelektroniker gesehen und finde die Idee sehr gut.
    Leider stehe ich mit Paypal auf Kriegsfuss. Gibt es eine andere Möglichkeit Kaffees zu spenden? Gruss Karl

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Nice design, nice kit, well packed and speedy shipment. Putting it together is 5 minutes work. Sfwr is up and running. Next is adapting it to my wishes 🙂

  3. Rated 3 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I have 4 of the OLED weather stations from SQUIX and as looking forward to this new TFT color version. I had downloaded his software only and had problems finding the TFT board he was using, so when I saw this complete kit, I ordered it. The parts were all there and i started assembling it. I didn’t like the idea of “CUTTING OFF” the sd chip holder so I didn’t to solder it up yet. I wanted to see if there was a 3D case for the unit and make sure it would fit the new configuration. all the other projects had a blog where others would comment about and problems and fixes. i didn’t see one for this color weather station. I also didn’t see and reference to a 3D case! I downloaded the SW from github and installed all the libraries. I’m using 1.8.2 IDE. The code compiled OK and when I went to upload it to the WEMOS, I started getting errors :

    ets Jan 8 2013,rst cause:2, boot mode:(3,6)

    load 0x4010f000, len 1384, room 16
    tail 8
    chksum 0x2d
    csum 0x2d
    v00000000
    ~ld

    Exception (3):
    epc1=0x40213bf4 epc2=0x00000000 epc3=0x00000000 excvaddr=0x40247139 depc=0x00000000

    ctx: cont
    sp: 3fff18e0 end: 3fff1b80 offset: 01a0

    >>>stack>>>
    3fff1a80: 3fff07ac feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe
    3fff1a90: feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe
    3fff1aa0: 3fff1b16 3fff1b14 3fff0624 3ffe8c29
    3fff1ab0: 3fff1ac2 3fff1ac0 3fff0624 40207197
    3fff1ac0: ffffffff 00f00140 00000001 4020782e
    3fff1ad0: 40200000 00000000 3fff0624 000000f0
    3fff1ae0: 00012c00 00000000 3fff0624 000000a0
    3fff1af0: 3ffe8c28 00000078 3fff0618 40206aaa
    3fff1b00: 3fff1b12 3fff1b10 402120e0 3fff0b60
    3fff1b10: 00000000 00000000 00000078 3fff0b50
    3fff1b20: 3fffdad0 00000000 3fff0624 3fff0b50
    3fff1b30: 3fffdad0 00000000 3fff0618 40208d16
    3fff1b40: feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe
    3fff1b50: feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe feefeffe
    3fff1b60: feefeffe feefeffe 3fff0b48 40212124
    3fff1b70: feefeffe feefeffe 3fff0b60 4010070c
    <<<stack<<<

    I'm stuck and need some help to proceed.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Excellent composition of Hardware, Software and Geniousity 🙂
    Complete kit provides out-of-the-box happiness in completing the kit – great deal !
    A pleasure to support your work by buying your stuff to enable you creating to create other miracles…

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I think it was my fat fingering that caused the problem. I went back and downloaded the latest version of the Arduino IDE, (1.8.3) Reloaded all the libraries and this time it worked without problems. Looks great. All I need now is a good looking project box to show it off in.

    Great job.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Very nice kit and easy to build. Daniel is a nice person to deal with especially if you have setup questions (which I did). I look forward to enhancements and improvements. Thanks very much.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Hi. Great work!
    Just note, “WeatherStationDemoExtendedDST” example code needs two Tickers, otherwise “setReadyForWeatherUpdate” will newer execute :
    …..
    Ticker ticker1;
    Ticker ticker2;

    ticker1.attach(UPDATE_INTERVAL_SECS, setReadyForWeatherUpdate);
    ticker2.attach(60, setReadyForDHTUpdate);

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Kit arrived in neat box, well packed, good impression, very professional!
    Followed the clear and easy instructions in the manual.
    I appreciate all the extra information in the manual.
    Contact Daniel on email, got a quick and friendly reply. Very nice person to deal with.
    Kit is of great quality, all working first time.
    I even ordered 2 more kits for friends.
    Thank you Daniel, really appreciate all your effort and time to produce a GREAT kit.
    Keep up the good work

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    A very nice kit, easy to put together and well supported. Daniel helped me out with a problem that came up shortly after I built the kit and very quickly solved it for me. Excellent assistance from a friendly and helpful guy. Highly recommended.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    This was a great kit. I followed the instructions and I was able to get it to work with only a minor issue. If it helps someone else the Wemos ESP8266 in my kit required the Silicon Labs CP210x driver (http://www.silabs.com/products/development-tools/software/usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers). The troubleshooting section mentions this but I just thought I would comment here incase someone was having an issue. Other than that everything worked right away. I just took my time, installed the Arduino IDE, added the ESP8266 boards manager, installed the libraries mentioned (Mini Grafx, ESP8266 Weatherstation, JSON Streaming Parser, SimpleDSTadjust), edited the Settings.H file for my location, set the clock mode to 12 hour AM/PM, changed the metric system to imperial, modified the time zones for the central time zone in the USA, set the WIFI information, and created a Weather Underground API. Everything is working great! Thanks…

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Great Kit, I made a simple 3d-printed desktop stand https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2471803

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Built my weather station in less than 60 minutes. Awesome UX, works like a charm.

    # Hardware

    Nice packaging comes with more than you need to build your weather station. I’ve chose not to remove the SD card slot and attach the enclosed Wemos D1 Mini Pro using a connector instead of soldering directly. It will allow for future replacements and adding another shield, where I want to plant some basic temperature/humidity sensor (possibly remotely connected). The board does not leave much pins free, however more devices can be easily chained through I2C bus.

    What you’ll build in less that 20 minutes of soldering is a device, that (with demo sketch for Arduino IDE) is able to connect to your WiFi and fetch current WeatherStation data for pre-defined location. On first start, it will require to calibrate touch display used to control the device.

    Which gives a real brainkick when you realize you have SD card, touch screen, free serial port and you could easily add GSM module (without additional memory requirements) and possibly some additional I2C device(s) attached.

    ### Software

    Even though it might not be visible at first sight, there’s a tremendous amount of work behind.
    The awesome Arduino sketch with LCD, WiFi, WeatcherStation and NNTP support has only 438k built so there’s still plenty of room to add more features.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I have build this weather station in less than 60 minutes (soldering, programming using Arduino IDE). Awesome UX, works like a charm.

    # Hardware

    Nice packaging comes with more tham you need to build your weather station. Only thing that was missing was a piece of paper with reference to documentation, which is to be found on the Internets.

    I’ve chose not to remove the SD card slot and attach the enclosed Wemos D1 Mini Pro using a connector instead of soldering directly. It will allow for future replacements and adding another shield, where I want to plant some basic temperature/humidity sensor (possibly remotely connected). The board does not leave much pins free, however more devices can be easily chained through I2C bus.

    What you’ll build in less that 20 minutes of soldering is a device, that (with demo sketch for Arduino IDE) is able to connect to your WiFi and fetch current WeatherStation data for pre-defined location. On first start, it will require to calibrate touch display used to control the device.

    Which gives a real brainkick when you realize you have SD card, touch screen, free serial port and you could easily add GSM module (without additional memory requirements) and possibly some additional I2C device(s) attached.

    However, the packaging would use a business card with URL to continue from with software installation.

    # Software

    Even though it might not be visible at first sight, there’s a tremendous amount of work behind this thing (and by ‘thing’ is meant a combination of software and hardware). When you start installing the sample Weather Station sketch, it appears that you need to install some libraries, all of them by Daniel Eichhorn: ESP8266 WeatherStation which is a WeatherUnderground client, Json Streaming Parser that helps keeping low memory profile while getting huge API responses, and Mini Grafx library that implements a VSYNC equivalent through framebuffer for embedded devices.

    The Arduino sketch has 438k built so there’s still plenty of room to add more features. However, I’m looking to dive deeply into existing example code in order to reuse as much as possible. There’s NNTP, visual WiFi display, display carousel, icons, fonts, colours and last but not least the touch screen support.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    ESP8266 WiFi Color Display Connector by blog.squix.org

    Build your weather station in less than 60 minutes. Awesome UX, works like a charm.

    ### Hardware

    Nice packaging comes with more tham you need to build your weather station. I’ve chose not to remove the SD card slot and attach the enclosed Wemos D1 Mini Pro using a connector instead of soldering directly. It will allow for future replacements and adding another shield, where I want to plant some basic temperature/humidity sensor (possibly remotely connected). The board does not leave much pins free, however more devices can be easily chained through I2C bus.

    What you’ll build in less that 20 minutes of soldering is a device, that (with demo sketch for Arduino IDE) is able to connect to your WiFi and fetch current WeatherStation data for pre-defined location. On first start, it will require to calibrate touch display used to control the device.

    Which gives a real brainkick when you realize you have SD card, touch screen, free serial port and you could easily add GSM module (without additional memory requirements) and possibly some additional I2C device(s) attached.

    However, the packaging would use a business card with URL to continue from with software installation.

    ### Software

    Even though it might not be visible at first sight, there’s a tremendous amount of work behind this thing (and by ‘thing’ is meant a combination of software and hardware). When you start installing the sample Weather Station sketch, it appears that you need to install some libraries, all of them by Daniel Eichhorn: ESP8266 WeatherStation which is a WeatherUnderground client, Json Streaming Parser that helps keeping low memory profile while getting huge API responses, and Mini Grafx library that implements a VSYNC equivalent through framebuffer for embedded devices.

    The Arduino sketch has 438k built so there’s still plenty of room to add more features. However, I’m looking to dive deeply into existing example code in order to reuse as much as possible. There’s NNTP, visual WiFi display, display carousel, icons, fonts, colours and last but not least the touch screen.

  16. Rated 4 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Another nice piece of work…nice job… thanks again…

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Very good quality set, even the excellent box it comes in can be used to hold my assorted other electronic modules.
    Had some initial issues getting it to work, but was 100% my fault as I did not realize for a few embarrassing minutes that I did not use the proper WeatherStation COLOR Arduino script while following the how-to for an older WeatherStation, facepalming ensued, worked fine after. 🙂
    Impressed with the touchscreen working so well.
    But, very well done, good price – would buy again.
    Now to print a 3D case. Anyone got some ready-made STL files, pretty please?

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Here is a ready made case for this project: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2603094

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Excellent kit. It really contains everything you need. And the documentation is very good.

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