In this category you will find all the tests of home automation devices, connected objects, microcontrollers, mini-PCs, TV boxes and 3D printers used in DIY tutorials and projects.
Victim of its success, Wemos is the subject of many clones (or fakes as some say!). After the Wemos 1d mini, it's the turn of the LoLin32 to be copied. Today we are going to discover a rather nice ...
#Test: unpacking the SONOFF 4CH PRO, 4 relays operated in WiFi & RF on DIN rail, test with the EWelink app
Itead, the Chinese manufacturer of SONOFF marketed the SONOFF 4CH Pro, an improved version of 4CH. You are most likely familiar with the power supplies and the connected SONOFF module. In the ...
The Xiaomi Smart Home kit is very well supported by the Open Source Home Assistant home automation server. This very economical kit is very well adapted to begin in home ...READ MORE +
Today, I propose to discover the Shield Motor I2C for Wemos D1 Mini. This small shield built around the Toshiba TB6612FNG driver allows to control 2 DC motors. The board is ...READ MORE +
Today I propose you to discover the camera connected panoramic Xiaomi Mijia 1080p capable of filming 360 degrees. Only available in China at the moment, it is however possible to obtain it directly ...READ MORE +
We continue our series of Shields presentation articles (expansion cards) for the ESP8266 Wemos D1 Mini. An essential shield for the realization of connected objects, models or ...READ MORE +
#Test: shield OLED for Wemos D1 Mini (SSD1306 64×48 pixels) review with ESP Easy and Adafruit_SSD1306
Today, I propose to test the OLED shield for the Wemos D1 Mini. This shield is equipped with an OLED screen of 64 x 48 pixels. It uses the usual SSD1306 microcontroller already presented in several ...READ MORE +
The Orange Pi Plus 2e (also Orange Pi+ 2e) is a computer card built around the SoC Allwinner H3. The H3 is a Cortex-A7@1.6GHz quad-core microprocessor capable of delivering a 4K ...READ MORE +
The Raspberry Pi v2.1 NoIR 8MP camera has been emulated by Asian manufacturers (as usual you will say). This camera is of very good quality. It is built around a Sony IMX219 8MP sensor that also ...READ MORE +
Orange Pi markets a small 2MP color camera with wide-angle optics that can be used to create a small additional surveillance camera. In this tutorial, we will install the ...READ MORE +