December 2019 archive

A Wireless WEB Server on an ESP8266

This is a short post which shows how to create a wireless WEB server on an ESP8266.  It uses a microcontroller, in this case an STM32F103C8T6 (BluePill )  to send commands and control the ESP8266 Here is what the wiring looks like:.   You can get the Fritzing code for this image here.     …

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STM32F103C8T6 Solar Power System Monitoring

If you read my last post on Solar Power System  Monitoring with an Arduino you might be wondering if that circuit could be enhanced a bit. Say, change the LCD to an OLED and add wireless (WEB server) capability? I was not happy to have to go out and look at the device when I …

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Solar Power System Monitoring with an Arduino

Arduino Invertor Monitor

Sometimes, people wonder about the practical side of using an arduino. I do get asked what is the real use for some of the articles I post here.  Are these ‘gadgets‘ just toys or do they have a practical use?  Most people who ask though, are not that familiar with arduinos or microcontrollers in general. …

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