Tag: arduino

Philips Hue motion sensor Teardown

I’m using my hue sensor in openhab and really like them, I was looking for some nice teardown pictures of the hue motion sensor, but could only find the Hue dimmer switcch dissection & Hue tap Dissection Since I’m pretty curious… Read More

Controlling remote with pnp for openhab

I have a ventilation system in the house, which came with a RF remote: I wanted to be able to control my ventilation system from anywhere in the house, and had some pnp transistors which I thought would… Read More

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HC-SR50 Motion sensor at 3.3v & whisper node low power

I recently found this tutorial to convert the HC-SR501 PIR Motion sensor, to allow it to run on 3.3V, so I thought I would give it a try, to use it with my whisper node, and make it… Read More

Talk2 Whisper node CR2302 Battery Test

I’m currently testing batterylife with the whisper node and a CR2302 battery.

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Talk2 Whisper node & ESP8266 base station code

I have my basic whisper code ready and working, I used part of the talk2 library code from their bitbucket repository and changed it to my needs.

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Talk2 Whisper node first client server setup

The Talk2 whisper nodes are low powered boards based on the Atmel AVR ATMega328p microcontroller. This board can be powered with as little as 0.9V. You can even run it o a CR2032 battery for a long time with correct… Read More

Talk2 Whisper node, low power sensors

Today I received my Whisper nodes from https://talk2.wisen.com.au/, these devices are a lot more low powered compared to the esp8266, I will be testing these to see if I can get a similar working setup with less battery drain,… Read More

ESP8266 Software

For my sensor project I want the ESP8266 and The HC-SR04 Ultrasonic sensor to periodically collect and send data to my server. For easy configuration of the esp I took the ESPwebconfig software and stripped it to the… Read More

ESP8266 HC-SR04 PCB Version

By now I already have had a professional make the pcb design called vortexe9000 on fiverr, we discussed the design, I asked him to add a switch (pin 15 to gnd for easy flashing of the ESP) and he… Read More

Test Setup ESP2866 ESP-12 HC-SR04 on Batteries

I’m currently building a sensor based project, where a sensor needs to gather data every hour, and send it to a server, I first thought it would make sense to use an arduino board, connect a wifi shield and… Read More