All posts by Łukasz Jokiel

DS18b20 with RPi - connections

Domoticz part 4: connecting the DS18b20 thermometer

Temperature readout is one of the first sensor we add to domoticz. It’s a very simple task and allows to connect multiple thermometers via the 1-wire bus. 1-wire means that thermometer has a single data wire, on top of VCC and GND. This wire is used to send back data to 1-wire controller and then it gets verified. What will you need? Hardware: thermometer DS18B20 (Dallas) – comes in variety of housings – usually it’s a chip with 3 pins. It’s good to measure from…

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ESP8266 on NodeMCU Amica Board with DHT22 sensor and battery power

Domoticz part 3: ESP Easy – quick and easy sensor for weather station using ESP8266

ESP8266 has become so popular that a beginner can choose from multitude of projects/firmwares and then – just start using them. Advanced IoT adopters will praise it’s quick implementation and stability. Today we will check out the Richard Ten Klooster’s project ESPEasy – https://github.com/ESP8266nu/ESPEasy. Basically ESPEasy is a firmware that can be flashed onto ESP8266 – preferably ESP-12E or ESP-12F and right after boot – we can join it’s WiFi access point (AP) to configure it via web interface. No console needed. Then, it is…

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