ESP8266: NodeMCU Dev Kit V1.0 Review

This post is due for a while now but I had so much fun actually using the NodeMCU that I totally forgot (or postponed) to write a review about it. So, let’s get started: The new NodeMCU V1.0 Dev Kit module Image Source: https://github.com/nodemcu/nodemcu-devkit-v1.0 The first …

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ESP8266: ESP-201 breakout board review

Today finally a new package from China arrived containing an ESP8266-ESP201¬†bought on aliexpress. I had ordered two pieces and each came in a little plastic bag and stuck in protective foam. The bag also contained a tiny antenna that can be plugged into the connector …

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ESP8266: Test board review

Recently a test board for the ESP8266 ESP-12 arrived. I ordered it on AliExpress and took several weeks to arrive. Since the description was really bad I had to reverse engineers the functions and pins: Pin layout of the test board As you can see the board …

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