[Noisebridge-discuss] ESP8266 - $5 wifi module w/ GPIO, Lua firmware, etc. - Group Order?

Henner Zeller h.zeller at acm.org
Tue Jan 27 17:25:06 UTC 2015


I am in for 5.

On 27 January 2015 at 09:13, Jacob Fenwick <jacob.fenwick at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
>>
>> Phil,
>> 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.
>> -c
>>
>>
>>
>> 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>
>> > wrote:
>> >> 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[1] from eBay,
>> >>> and it takes a few weeks to arrive. If anyone has a preferred
>> >>> supplier,
>> >>> then I'm all ears.
>> >>>
>> >>> --Casey
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> 1:
>> >>>
>> >>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Good-ESP8266-Serial-Wireless-WIFI-Transceiver-Module-Send-Receive-ESP-12-/381093537119
>> >>>
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