[Noisebridge-discuss] ESP8266 - $5 wifi module w/ GPIO, Lua firmware, etc. - Group Order?
jacob.fenwick at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 17:13:51 UTC 2015
Anyone doing a hackfest with these soon?
I might be interested in hanging out if that happens.
On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:56 AM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:
> Thanks for weighing in! I was intending on getting the ESP-12, which
> exposes all the pins. Is there a reason to pick the ESP-1 over that? It
> does seem that it has non-standard pin spacing.
> On 1/27/15 12:39 AM, Phillip Pearson wrote:
> > You can get better pricing on Aliexpress... $2.58 each or better if
> > you're ordering 5+ at a time.
> > Note that there are multiple versions. ESP-01 is probably what you
> > want for messing around and prototyping, because it has a 2x4 pin
> > header that exposes the critical pins. ESP-03 is better if you're
> > developing software to run on the board itself, because it exposes a
> > whole bunch more GPIO pins, but it's a surface mount module, so
> > requires some slightly fiddly soldering if you don't already have a
> > PCB to mount it on. (I'm going to whip up a breakout board for it at
> > some point though, so if anyone's super interested in ESP-03, let me
> > know, and I'll prioritize that.)
> > Cheers,
> > Phil
> > On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 11:51 PM, Patrick O'Doherty <p at trickod.com>
> >> I've been curious to pick up a few of these. I'll put my name down for
> >> 4. Torrie's recent runlevel idea has be thinking of ways to apply it to
> >> the space and my apartment and I think these would be neat little
> >> devices to implement it with.
> >> p
> >> On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:47:04PM -0800, Casey Callendrello wrote:
> >>> Hey,
> >>> Anyone been following the ESP8266 thing? It looks awesome - a 3.3v
> >>> 802.11n-talking module for like $5. People discovered it has a pretty
> >>> useful general purpose µc on it already, so they built a Lua firmware
> >>> for it.
> >>> The specs are at https://nurdspace.nl/ESP8266 and
> >>> I was gonna do an order for a few, and if anyone wants to join in, I'll
> >>> happily pool an order. The best price is currently $4.36 from eBay,
> >>> and it takes a few weeks to arrive. If anyone has a preferred supplier,
> >>> then I'm all ears.
> >>> --Casey
> >>> 1:
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