Tip: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

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Tip: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Aug 20, 2015 19:01

I got a ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver mini board from eBay today.
With the default firmware you can use it with simple serial AT command's or compile and upload your own firmware.

Joshy

ESP8266 with 512 KB and it operates at 80 Mhz.
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!!! youtube Wifi Range/Distance Tests ~4 KM !!!

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Re: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Aug 26, 2015 18:36

I got a tiny ESP8266 board with external 2.4GHz WiFi antenna connector.
With a range/distance of ~4KM you can control your robots or flying copter/plane easy.

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Re: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby super_castle » Jan 12, 2016 12:07

I want to please the firmware, which you can enter the AT commands.

thank you
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Re: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Jan 12, 2016 16:14

super_castle wrote:I want to please the firmware, which you can enter the AT commands.
Your device has a default firmware running.

show videos:
ESP8266 Part1 WiFi Basics, AT Commands, Wiring & 'TRAPS' : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trWT7VDBEyg
ESP8266 Part2 - Getting & Sending data via Internet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1ZDtobzin0
ESP8266 Tutorial AT Commands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uznq8W9sOKQ

and download:
AT command set
ESP8266 WiFi Module Quick Start Guide


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Re: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Jan 19, 2016 19:47

A free ESP8266 book with 317 pages.
download: Kolbans-Book-on-the-ESP8266-October-2015.pdf

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Re: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Feb 15, 2016 12:10

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Re: Tip: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby mmiscool » Jun 16, 2016 3:17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntYJ5TE ... zAGodfIE05

http://esp8266basic.com

http://www.esp8266.com/viewforum.php?f=38

ESP8266 basic interpreter.

Web based programming.

Flash the firmware. Connect via wifi. Goto http://192.168.4.1

type in your basic program or edit the devices settings in the browser.

Click run.

Supports gui widgets such as
listbox, dropdown, textbox, button, slider, imagebutton, grapahics.
GPIO
PWM
I2c
SPI
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Re: Tip: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby D.J.Peters » Jun 16, 2016 11:44

Thank you for sharing.
How fast / slow is the BASIC ?
For example if you toggle an GPIO pin LO/HI in a loop how fast will be the square wave ?

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Re: Tip: ESP8266 Wireless Serial WIFI Transceiver (4KM range)

Postby mmiscool » Jul 09, 2016 2:06

It is probably not as fast as many would like being an interpreted language but it packs many features out of the box.

PWM is supported also.

All programming is done in your web browser once the firmware is flashed to the module.

You type in the ip address of the esp module in to your browser and can change settings. Upload or edit scripts and files.

It supports simple html web form gui widgets out of the box. For example see the following small program.

Code: Select all

button "ON", [turnOn]
button "OFF", [turnOff]
wait   'Sends the gui to the browser and waits for user interaction

[turnOn]
io(po,D4,0)   'Set pin D4 low
 wait
 
[turnOff]
io(po,D4,1)  'Set pin D4 high
wait

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