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Smart LED holiday Bow Tie with Neopixel Jewel and Feather Huzzah esp8266

This year I wanted something geek-ish for the holiday seasons, so I created a smart led bow tie which shows animations in all possible RGB variations and can be controlled with your smartphone. For this project I got my inspiration from Adafruit’s Tony Dicola tutorial “MicroPython Smart Holiday Lights“. ItĀ holds all the information you need […]

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Controlling Neopixel LED ring with Feather Huzzah ESP8266 and MicroPython

In dit project experimenteer ik met de aansturing van LED’s en meer in het bijzonder de Neopixel van Adafruit. Hardware Feather Huzzah ESP8266 (Kiwi Electronics) NeoPixel Ring – 12 x WS2812 5050 RGB LED drivers included (Kiwi Electronics) Language MicroPython Tutorial Adafruit Adafruit MicroPython Code Github

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MicroPython installeren op Huzzah Feather ESP8266

Tutorial voor het installeren van MicroPython op de Huzzah Feather (speciale uitvoering van de ESP8266 microboard). MicroPython is een versie gebaseerd op Python bedoeld voor IoT devices zoals microcontrollers. MicroPython heeft dezelfde basis functionaliteit als Python, maar dan in vereenvoudigde vorm. Links: https://learn.adafruit.com/micropython-basics-how-to-load-micropython-on-a-board/esp8266 http://docs.micropython.org/en/latest/esp8266/esp8266/tutorial/dht.html Installatie: De Huzzah Feather draait standaard op C++ (de taal van […]

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Smart Doorbell project with Adafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266

My doorbell is nothing more than a simple pushbutton. So if I wire a microcontroller to my doorbell, I just have to figure out some simple code that executed the following: if the doorbell is pushed, then send a push notification to my iPhone. So I need a doorbell, gladly my house is provided with one, a […]

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Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 + DHT22 temperature and humidity sensor

Do you want to monitor your room temperature and humidity in realtime? The Feather HUZZAH from Adafruit in combination with the DHT temperature sensor does the job. /*************************************************** Adafruit MQTT Library ESP8266 Example Must use ESP8266 Arduino from: https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino Works great with Adafruit’s Huzzah ESP board & Feather —-> https://www.adafruit.com/product/2471 —-> https://www.adafruit.com/products/2821 Adafruit invests time […]

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