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by TD-er
10 Dec 2018, 19:23
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: New ESP Mega builds
Replies: 10
Views: 381

Re: New ESP Mega builds

There is a check to see if an OTA update is possible. But I guess "disable" the button makes more sense than just removing it ;) I will add the button and just disable it (including text to explain it) when OTA is not possible. Simply stated, the space for the sketch should be large enough to hold t...
by TD-er
10 Dec 2018, 15:40
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: State not working??
Replies: 6
Views: 180

Re: State not working??

Is it a good idea to remove the 20181204 build from the list, or at least add a big warning about changing functionality of the switch plugin? I will try to make sure the users of existing rules will not be surprised by the changes. So either add an event when output change has changed, or proper in...
by TD-er
08 Dec 2018, 00:36
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Wifi-connection unstable
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: Wifi-connection unstable

It is an issue which has been observed by many more. I would not call it a "known issue", since I don't know what is causing it. It looks like the ESP is still convinced there is an active WiFi connection, but data communication is impossible. So somewhere we must be missing some event or update on ...
by TD-er
08 Dec 2018, 00:33
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] WiFi Problem with Sonoff Basic Using Recent Releases
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: WiFi Problem with Sonoff Basic Using Recent Releases

The Tasmota guys also had a number of issues with the Sonoff Basic R2 (R2 is the key factor here) It seems iTead/Sonoff may have been cutting a bit too much on component costs for this one. Suggestions from the Tasmota side was to make as much idle calls as possible and not doing any sensor activity...
by TD-er
07 Nov 2018, 10:43
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP32 + nextion
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: ESP32 + nextion

Why do you want it to be for the old build for ESP32?
The normal branch can also be used on ESP32, with more functionality compared to that first build.

N.B. ESP32 builds are still considered "testing"
by TD-er
07 Nov 2018, 10:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ASP easy as accespoint
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: ASP easy as accespoint

The AP mode will be disabled as soon as wifi connection has been made to a normal accesspoint.
The ESP will get significantly more hot when AP is on. (not too hot to touch, but noticeable warmer)
by TD-er
07 Nov 2018, 10:34
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA
Replies: 13
Views: 535

Re: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA

Last nightly build should include the 2step uploader image of 276848 bytes.
Also 2 minimal OTA images of about 601000 bytes.
These only have a minimal set of plugins and I will try to reduce it even more and maybe add some more later.
For example to support all hardware included in Sonoff's (THxx)
by TD-er
26 Oct 2018, 19:56
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Best way for inter-unit communication
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: Best way for inter-unit communication

Note that you will need a separate computer running a broker, to use MQTT.
by TD-er
26 Oct 2018, 19:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA
Replies: 13
Views: 535

Re: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA

If you look at the sysinfo page of the web interface, you see something like this at the bottom: (Example of 4MB version) Sketch Size: 748 kB (2320 kB free) SPIFFS Size: 934 kB (859 kB free) On the flash, you have the "Sketch Size", which has room for the current active sketch and the OTA upload of ...
by TD-er
26 Oct 2018, 01:04
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Sporadic NEOPIXEL errors when WIFI status LED enabled
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Sporadic NEOPIXEL errors when WIFI status LED enabled

Maybe you should test enabling the internal GPIO pull-up resistors of the used pins?
It may be possible the WiFi status LED is using a timer too to allow fading the light.
by TD-er
26 Oct 2018, 00:58
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 647

Re: strange behaviour

If you're using MQTT, you could also abuse the LWT topic for it. This is mainly an issue at the receiving end of the data, so that's probably the place to see how this should be corrected, since the ESP cannot send a new value when it is offline. That's why I suggested the LWT, since that's somethin...
by TD-er
26 Oct 2018, 00:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sparkfun BME280 & Huzzah not communicating
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Sparkfun BME280 & Huzzah not communicating

Later builds have the BME280 and BMP280 mixed into the same plugin. It is now called BMx280. Just add it, set the correct address and enable it. After pressing save, it should display the found sensor right next to the I2C address selection box. for example: [Detected: BME280] N.B. 0x77 is not the d...
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 20:30
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Load of the ESP8266
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Load of the ESP8266

I must have to take a look at the BH1750 then.
It looks like something is blocking here.
The SensorSendTask line in your stats is also showing high values of 280 msec on average.

What are your Domoticz controller settings?
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 20:24
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26

So you'll need the PUYA builds, I guess?
We really should take care of patching all builds with Uzi18's patch, so it is no longer important to have a separate PUYA build.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 19:48
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Bulk buy cool project shell/boxes/enclosure/cases
Replies: 7
Views: 544

Re: Bulk buy cool project shell/boxes/enclosure/cases

What color is the acrylic front?
The same as the product on AliExpress you linked?
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 17:07
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy > Thingspeak
Replies: 17
Views: 568

Re: ESP Easy > Thingspeak

Yep, the position in the table on the "devices" tab of the web page.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Espeasy module does not work when controller is down
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Re: Espeasy module does not work when controller is down

This use case is one of the reasons I added the delay queue in the controllers. This is a feature which was added about 2 months ago, so it is not included in your build. Make sure to save your current settings and rules before updating, since there is no guarantee all will be kept when upgrading. A...
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: [solved] Some devices ignored when using 2 controllers - queue issues?
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Some devices ignored when using 2 controllers - queue issues?

I think this was your fix:
Max Queue Depth: 25

The queue is the number of samples to keep waiting to be sent.
When a lot of values are sent in a burst, you may want to increase this queue depth to fit all.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA
Replies: 13
Views: 535

Re: Please make BLANK image flashing unnecessary to enable flawless OTA

OTA flashing to nodes with 1M of flash is currently next to impossible.
The current image size is too large for OTA flashing, even in 2 steps.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:40
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy > Thingspeak
Replies: 17
Views: 568

Re: ESP Easy > Thingspeak

The minimum send interval for Thingspeak is 15 seconds? So you should set that value on the Thingspeak controller. This leaves another problem, how to sync this send interval among nodes when you want to send to the same account. You can add the ESPeasy P2P networking controller to send values of a ...
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:28
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26

Can you get a close-up of the ESP and flash chip?
Or write down the text on these chips.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:26
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: esp8266 with 12 V AC step down converter
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: esp8266 with 12 V AC step down converter

The module you linked has it all, so that's fine too.
Make sure you either have one which can be adjusted, or choose a fixed one with the correct voltage for your project.
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:19
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: esp8266 with 12 V AC step down converter
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: esp8266 with 12 V AC step down converter

For the part after the rectifier, you may want to use one of these: http://nl.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=AS_20181024021458&SearchText=12v+to+5v+step+down Use one that may be able to handle enough current, since the ESP may need up-to 250 mA and you also need some for the sensors....
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:14
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Load of the ESP8266
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Load of the ESP8266

The load was previously computed by simply counting the number of times the loop() function was called. The highest value seen was set as 0% and the lowest count seen was 100%. This was very inaccurate, since its scale could change over time and you cannot compare loads among other nodes. So a node ...
by TD-er
24 Oct 2018, 12:07
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: (solved) Store Variable for Hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Store Variable for Hardware

Isn't this just about the same as is being done in this Pull request : https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/pull/1944

I still have to look at that one, but it may be merged in 1 or 2 days.
by TD-er
22 Oct 2018, 10:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: ESP Easy on Sonoff S26

Make sure you get the button pressed very stable. I haven't tried the S26 myself, but I assume the button is connected to GPIO 0 like all others. A few of my Sonoff's have issues getting flashed, which seems to be related to a very flimsy button. When I hold them really stable pressed, I can get the...
by TD-er
22 Oct 2018, 10:35
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 21
Views: 6759

Re: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

We can also add a "%weekday%" parameter, which returns 0...6 That makes these rules a lot simpler Edit: There is already a %sysweekday% So it should be as simple as >=2 and <= 6 for determine if it is not a weekend. or the other way around, < 2 or > 6 for weekend. (not sure if it starts at 0 or 1, I...
by TD-er
22 Oct 2018, 10:33
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: RCWL-0516 Microwave Motion Sensor
Replies: 43
Views: 20060

Re: RCWL-0516 Microwave Motion Sensor

Will be great to follow :)
Just to be sure, what is the motion sensor being used for? Presence detection of humans to determine the need for heating, or switching the backlight?
Or is there some ingenious use to detect water flow? ;)
by TD-er
22 Oct 2018, 10:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: P141 RGB Strip Plugin
Replies: 56
Views: 9006

Re: P141 RGB Strip Plugin

For PlatformIO there is a separate lib directory at the same level as the src dir.
See directory structure here: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy
by TD-er
20 Oct 2018, 20:53
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Setting OLED Contrast
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Setting OLED Contrast

At this moment the Framed OLED plugin is the only one able to set the contrast.
The command is "OLEDFRAMEDCMD" and the options are:
- off
- on
- low
- med
- high

Commands can be sent from the rules.
by TD-er
18 Oct 2018, 11:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: ebay sonoff devices?
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: ebay sonoff devices?

Can you also try the "PUYA" build for these?
I have seen other reports of new Sonoff's which use PUYA chips, or at least they have flash chips that act the same way as those PUYA ones.
by TD-er
18 Oct 2018, 10:48
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: RCWL-0516 Microwave Motion Sensor
Replies: 43
Views: 20060

Re: RCWL-0516 Microwave Motion Sensor

If you have pictures of the final product, I will be very interested.
by TD-er
15 Oct 2018, 11:35
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20

Yes, maybe. But before writing down a statement I have to take in mind, that e.g. AC current can be measured using the hall effect - and galvanically seperated though. We'll see. True, but for proper energy monitoring you should also measure the voltage. And that's a lot more difficult to do withou...
by TD-er
15 Oct 2018, 00:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20

The modules that also measure current and voltage are for sure not isolated from mains.
For example the Sonoff POW versions, but there may be others too.
by TD-er
13 Oct 2018, 23:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: IFs and %syshour% issue
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: IFs and %syshour% issue

It should be fixed with this pull request: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/pull/1900
I will merge it as soon as possible.
by TD-er
13 Oct 2018, 23:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Problems with rules
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Re: Problems with rules

It should be fixed with this pull request: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/pull/1900
I will merge it as soon as possible.
by TD-er
13 Oct 2018, 21:57
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Modding external I2C to SONOFF S20

It is still very well possible the pins are not isolated from the mains. The ESP8266 is normally not connected to anything accessible to users. But that doesn't mean the "GND" of the ESP is isolated from the mains. So indeed be warned about the possible dangers when touching these pins with your han...
by TD-er
13 Oct 2018, 15:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: First LED of Neopixel ring always ON [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: First LED of Neopixel ring always ON [SOLVED]

Great to see it now works.

And just out of curiosity, do you have a link (or links) to these rings?
Is it one set or did you just combine all available ring radius boards?
by TD-er
12 Oct 2018, 01:39
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: First LED of Neopixel ring always ON [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: First LED of Neopixel ring always ON

Have you set the correct Strip Type? (RGB / RGBW) And can you set a 5th parameter to 0 in the command? // (1) NeoPixel,<led nr>,<red 0-255>,<green 0-255>,<blue 0-255> Plugin_038_pixels->setPixelColor(event->Par1 - 1, Plugin_038_pixels->Color(event->Par2, event->Par3, event->Par4, event->Par5)); As y...
by TD-er
12 Oct 2018, 01:24
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: table presence
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: table presence

There are also 'radar' sensors , which cost next to nothing. These detect motion, but the 'problem' is they detect it all around them and even behind. But this can be directed/shielded using metal. So you could try to experiment by mounting such a sensor in a lamp above the table, or even mount thes...
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 12:44
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Serial config
Replies: 8
Views: 383

Re: Serial config

Maybe it is also possible to upload files to the SPIFFS on flashing?
But I agree it is a bit hard to deploy lots of nodes at this point.
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 02:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: P141 RGB Strip Plugin
Replies: 56
Views: 9006

Re: P141 RGB Strip Plugin

I added an issue for it on Github: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/issues/1889
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:54
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Wifi Candle - illuminate with ESPEasy (WS2812)
Replies: 95
Views: 48942

Re: Wifi Candle - illuminate with ESPEasy (WS2812)

So you got it working now :)
I will have a look at your changes, since this plugin should be included in the current code base I guess.
See https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEas ... Candle.ino

I added an issue to merge the fixes: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/issues/1888
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:48
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: New MQTT lib in Tasmota, something for ESPEasy?
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: New MQTT lib in Tasmota, something for ESPEasy?

At this moment almost all network transactions in ESPeasy are blocking.
The only ones which are not is the webserver and ... MQTT ;)
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:46
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: mega-20181006 Controllers issues
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: mega-20181006 Controllers issues

Yep, message interval should be low.
Since these changes to controllers it is not being used anymore as much as it was before.
It was blocking the entire node for the message interval duration, which is really bad.
That message interval setting was one of the reasons I changed the Controller behavior.
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:44
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESPEasy v2.0.0-dev13
Replies: 34
Views: 5896

Re: ESPEasy v2.0.0-dev13

Note: Old firmware: R120 new firmware: ESP_Easy_mega-20181008_normal_ESP8266_4096 Problem after update firmware old -> new: No button "connect" on connecting page. Solution: upgrade again with the same firmware (ESP_Easy_mega-20181008_normal_ESP8266_4096) with the command: 192.168.4.1/update Proble...
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: (solve) Problem with Compiling in Arduino
Replies: 13
Views: 432

Re: (solve) Problem with Compiling in Arduino

I know what you mean.
That's another reason to use Atom + PlatformIO. Then the warnings are in yellow/orange ;)

There are other libraries which give warnings. I should have a look at them too, since some of them have the potential to cause a lot more not reproducible issues.
by TD-er
11 Oct 2018, 01:37
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: TaskValueSet with %unixtime%
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: TaskValueSet with %unixtime%

My guess is that this also has something to do with commands running from the scheduler.
That is something I have to revert, but the last two times I tried, it resulted in crashes.

It is on my PRIO list: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/projects/12