ESP8266 and VEML7700 layout

VEML7700 lux sensor and ESP8266 example using the Arduino IDE

In this article we look at a ambient light digital 16-bit resolution sensor - this time its an VEML7700. As per usual we will...

Wemos Mini WS2812b example

The WS2812 family is a intelligent control LED light source that the control circuit and RGB chip are integrated in a package of 5050...

A quick look at the Wemos TFT 2.4 Touch Shield

This is a 2.4 inch TFT shield for a Wemos, its a large shield thats more than twice the size of a D1 mini...

ESP8266 and BMA400 acceleration sensor example

In this article we look at another acceleration sensor - this time its the BMA400 Lets take a look at the sensor and its features Description The...

ESP8266 SHT30 shield I2C code example

This example uses the same Wemos SHt30 shield or one of the variants on the internet but tis time we don't use a library,...

Wemos Mini and HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor

The HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor uses sonar to determine distance to an object like bats or dolphins do. Ultrasonic ranging module HC-SR04 provides 2cm - 400cm...

Wemos mini MATRIX LED Shield example

A new shield for the Wemos Mini came my way recently, this is called the MATRIX LED Shield - You can find out more...

Read and write to the eeprom on the ESP8266

Description The ESP8266 has 512 bytes of internal EEPROM, this could be useful if you need to store some settings, such as an IP address...
ESP8266 and VCNL4010 layout

VCNL4010 light sensor and ESP8266 example using the Arduino IDE

In this article we look at another acceleration sensor - this time its the VCNL4010 and we will connect it to a Wemos Mini First...

ESP8266 and SHT21 humidity and temperature sensor example

SHT21, the new humidity and temperature sensor of Sensirion is about to set new standards in terms of size and intelligence: Embedded in a...

TMP175 digital temperature sensor and ESP8266 example

Another sensor or module to cross our path, this time we will look at the TMP175 digital temperature sensors We will connect one of these up...

Wemos Mini and LIS3MDL magnetic field sensor example

In this article we look at another sensor - this time its the LIS3MDL which is a 3-axis MEMS magnetic field sensor, digital output,...

ESP8266 and GY-21P module example

This module  combines a BMP280 sensor and an SI7021 sensor. The on-board BMP280+SI7021 sensor measures atmospheric pressure from 30kPa to 110kPa as well as...

ESP8266 and Si7021 temperature sensor example

The  Si7021  I2C Humidity  and  Temperature  Sensor  is  a  monolithic  CMOS  IC integrating   humidity   and   temperature   sensor   elements,  ...

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 PIR example in Micropython

In this example we look at a PIR example in Micropython for an ESP8266. Once again we use uPyCraft and again we use Wemos...