IoT Maker

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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Maker Science

Great DIY Powerwall Project

Yesterday, the East Coast was hit hard by a tropical storm that left millions without power. That got me thinking (and searching) about off-grid alternatives, which led me to jehugarcia’s video on his home DIY Powerwall project.

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