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Little Known ESP32 Power Saving Modes

Another great video about the ESP32 and its power saving modes. I need to dust off my soldering iron. We all know that we send our ESP32s to deep sleep to save energy. But do you know the other possibilities to save energy like light sleep and clock reduction? And what about modem sleep or […]

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Science

Are Supercapacitors the better Batteries?

I have often wondered why use batteries and not supercapacitors. Supercapacitors are super like Superman or Superwoman. Otherwise, they only would be called “Capacitors.” Right? Where are they “super” and where not? Where can we use them, and how? And the most important question: Are they better than batteries?

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Using as ESP8266 a Window Sensor

Making your home smart doesn’t have to be expensive, just a little bit of knowledge will go a long way. Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 1:07 Requirements 1:27 The idea 3:06 ESP8266 basics 3:57 Simulation in CircuitJS 6:32 Circuit design in KiCAD 9:04 SMD-Components 9:58 PCB-Design in KiCAD 11:34 Assembly and SMD-soldering 13:07 Programming and software […]

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House Plant Monitoring and Watering with IoT

Caroline Dunn has been working on am electronic house plant monitoring and watering system.  In part 4 of her series, she covers Relays & Pumps.

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IoT Privacy

10 Indoor Security Cameras Tested to Protect Your Privacy

The Hook Up puts 10 indoor cameras to the test to figure out which one gives the most features while retaining your privacy. My top 3 choices for those without the ability (or desire) to block cameras from the internet: EufyCam Pan & Tilt (Ships June): https://www.eufylife.com/activities/indoorcampreorder  IoTeX UCAM (Ships July): https://ucam.iotex.io/  WyzeCam V2 (Shipping […]

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Mesh Networking demo on ESP8266 & ESP32

In this video, techiesms demos how to use Mesh Networking on ESP8266 and ESP32 boards – both one to one communication and one to many communication.

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Containers Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Server Based on Docker with VPN Remote Access and More

If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done. In this video, he covers: Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and […]

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