Posts tagged Tutorial
Tutorial: How to measure current consumption and why should you do it?

A lot of makers don't know how important it is to know the current draw of your project, or why you need to know this. In this tutorial I will explain to you how to measure the current draw of your project, and why it is so important to know this.

I often get asked the question of what type of power supply to use for projects. Most of us know the voltage required, but how much current it draws and why you need to know this is a mystery to many beginner makers. To start with what is this current thing?  "In comes the analogy that uses the flow of water to explain these things".  

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Tutorial:Storing WiFi Configuration On Your ESP8266 Using The EEPROM Library Made Simple Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 2 part tutorial that will simplify the way you can store your WiFi configuration on an ESP8266 using the EEPROM library. With this knowledge you can then build Internet Of Things (IOT) projects that can be configured by web form. This will enable to change passwords or IP configuration when needed without having to recompile your sketch.

In part 2 you will learn howto read information "your stored in memory in part one" out of memory. How to use it to configure your IOT device to connect to your WiFi network, and make it user configurable by combining Part 1 and 2 in one sketch

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Tutorial:Storing WiFi Configuration On Your ESP8266 Using The EEPROM Library Made Simple Part 1

This tutorial is part 1 of 2 that will simplify the way you can store your WiFi configuration on an ESP8266 using the EEPROM library. With this knowledge you can then build Internet Of Things (IOT) projects that can be configured by web form. This will enable to change passwords or IP configuration when needed without having to recompile your sketch.

In part 1 we learn how to write the information to your IOT project, part 2 will teach you how to read this information out of memory and configure your IOT project so it can connect to your WiFi router

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