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ESP8266 Power Monitor

Energy Monitoring using ESP8266 Last month we have been using air-conditioning for more than usual. And when I received the bill, the bill was 46 USD but previously the bill never gone up above...

ESP8266 OLED Example

OLED Displays are great in many ways. They use very little power, are bright, easy to read with large viewing angle and have high resolution considering their small size. The OLED we will use...

Installing Eagle CAD Software in Ubuntu 14.04

Download from the official website http://www.cadsoftusa.com/download-eagle/ After downloading You need to make the .run file executable. This can be achieved using chmod. chmod +x filename.run The above command gives executable rights to filename.run In your...

ESP8266 JSON Weather Display

This is my first attempt to receive data with an Arduino and the ESP8266 WiFi-Module. This program is based on the example by Seedstudio, and displays weather data on a small TFT display. The JSON The weather updates...

Getting Started With The Kankun Small K / KK-SP3

Out of the box I recently purchased a couple of wifi switches. Specifically the Kankun Small K. Very reasonable, compared to others out there, for dipping your toes into the “smart home” world. Once they...

Kankun KK-SP3 Wi-Fi Smart Socket Hacked

Kankun KK-SP3 is a $20 Wi-Fi smart socket that can be controlled via iOS and Android app. But one person created a Kankun community on Google+ to try to hack the device and control...