ESP8266 PlaneSpotter Color

After many hours of work I’m very happy to finally publish all the sources for the ESP8266 PlaneSpotter project. It is not yet really in a V1.0.0 state but I’m sure with the help of the community it will quickly get better. While this post is …

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ESP8266 Weather Station on the “Big Screen”

The 0.96″ OLED displays I usually use for the WeatherStation are gorgeous but they could be bigger, right? Recently a bigger version of the SSD1306 based display became available on my favourite channels. Thanks to great work of the community (especially Fabrice Weinberg) the OLED …

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ESP8266: SSD1306 Oled Library Release

The “ESP8266 OLED SSD1306″ is an open source library which allows you to control those pretty OLED modules from our beloved ESP8266 module. Fabrice Weinberg cleaned up all the ugly pieces of code which I initially wrote caused by my near C/C++ illiteracy. He also added support for …

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Laser Cutted Case for the WeatherStation

@WaldyWiz designed a wonderful case for the ESP8266 WeatherStation which you can lasercut yourself. Thank you for sharing!Got inspired? Order the development kit here: https://blog.squix.org/product/weatherstation-kit-w-white-oled for US $24.50 Resources https://wizbrewery.wordpress.com/2016/02/21/iot-laser-cut-case/ https://github.com/wizbrewery/iot-laser-cut-case    

ESP8266 Arduino IDE Alternative: Platformio

The Arduino IDE is a good choice for a beginner to get into the world of small embedded devices. Feedback that I got from Weather Station Users indicates that the ESP8266 attracts many hobbyists to the IoT field that before had little experience with programming …

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ESP8266 Products Hitting the Market

Today I discovered a new ESP8266 based product on Banggood which looks quite interesting: the SONOFF (maybe short for switch on/off?) from ITead Studio  which is a WiFi controllable switch in a nice and safe case for between USD $4.85 – 9. Not bad! Obviously I …

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3D Printed WeatherStation Case

Dennis van Elteren sent me this wonderful WeatherStation case project. If you want to print this yourself you can download the .stl files from here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a6692237ysiwj7m/AAARxjrN0PK5s8WQT_SeEBeIa?dl=0  Thank you Dennis for sharing!

Weather Station in an Old Nokia Phone

Today I got a wonderful email from Jens Lochmüller from Germany which shows that necessity is truly the mother of invention. He wanted to build a case for the Weather Station with a picture frame but since he didn’t have an unused one at home …

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