Using a 74HC595 shift register with the Wemos

Sometimes in your projects you simply do not have enough I/O lines available, take for example a lot of the multiple LED examples, these...

Wemos and Soil Moisture Sensor example

In this article, we are going to interface a Soil moisture sensor with an ESP8266. This sensor measures the volumetric content of water inside...

VEML6040 color sensor and ESP8266

VEML6040 color sensor senses red, green, blue, and white light and incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, and analog / digital circuits into a single chip using...

Wemos Mini and a TTP223 Capacitive Touch Sensor

In this example we will connect a TTP223 Capacitive Touch Sensor to our Wemos Mini. The TTP223 is a touch pad detector IC which offers 1...

TM1637 7 segment display example

A common display module that you can buy on the internet contain the Tm1638 driver chip, I was interested in this one which is the...

MCP4725 Digital-to-Analog Converter example

MCP4725 is a single channel, 12-bit, voltage output Digital-to-Analog Converter with integrated EEPROM and an I2C Compatible Serial Interface. Again the easiest way to interface...

Wemos buzzer shield example

In this example we look at another Wemos mini shield, this time its the buzzer_shield which as its name suggests is a basic buzzer....

DHT11 sensor data to Thingspeak using a Wemos D1

In this example we will connect a DHT11 sensor to our Wemos D1, we will then send the temperature and humidity values to thingspeak. DHT11...

ESP8266 and OLED Micropython example

In this example we show an example written in Micropython using the uPycraft IDE. This time we will be trying out the Wemos OLED...

ESP8266 and HDC1080 humidity and temperature sensor

The HDC1080 is a digital humidity sensor with integrated temperature sensor that provides excellent measurement accuracy at very low power. The HDC1080 operates over...

Wemos RGB led example

In this example we will connect an RGB led to our Wemos MIni, lets look at RGB leds first RGB LEDs consist of one red,...

ESP8266 displaying a QR code on an OLED display

In this example we will display a QR code on an OLED display with an ESP8266, in this case a Wemos mini. This will...

ESP8266 and SHt30 shield example

This time we look at the SHT30 shield from Wemos. Now there are other versions of this board as well, this is the official...

Wemos Mini and DHT Pro example

In this example we connect the DHT22 Single Bus Digital Temperature Humidity Sensor (DHT Pro shield) to our Wemos Mini , you can see this...

ESP8266 and MMA8452 accelerometer example

In this example we will connect a MMA8452Q accelerometer  to an ESP8266 - as usual it's a Wemos Mini Lets look at the sensor The MMA8452Q is a...

Some Neopixel examples

This example takes the Wemos Mini Ws2812B example a bit further on and use an 8 LED Neopixel strip Here is an image of the strip we...