Category: Hardware

VC0706 and ESP-01

Posted on July 13, 2018

On a lark I tried accessing the Adafruit JPEG serial camera (a VC0706 module) via the TX/RX serial lines of the ESP-01. And…. it sort of works. The library suggests software serial, and with SoftwareSerial camera connection = SoftwareSerial(3,1); and cameraconnection.begin(38400); the library functions for taking a picture, setting the size, and fetching a jpeg […]

29 Oct – ESP-8266 + network + neopixels

Posted on October 29, 2017

Quick links for the Notifier widget. Tested, working – Neopixel library (with network working ok): NeoPixelBus (and works with NeoPixels and older WS2811’s in 5mm LED style packaging) I didn’t have much success with the Adafruit NeoPixel library on the ESP-01; odd since I’m sure it’s worked before. Grab this and restart the Arduino environment: SPIFFS + […]

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