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by oisisi
03 Aug 2020, 13:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Version differences?
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Version differences?

Just note the needed plugins and controllers and build a 'custom' env in PlatformIO. Just to confirm: I edit the respective "pre_custom" Python file, set "default_envs" to "custom_ESP8266_4M1M" in platformio.ini and let the build process run? (Building worked flawlessly, I just want to make sure my...
by oisisi
03 Aug 2020, 12:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory

Feedback: the PR has been merged, compiling works now. Thank you!
by oisisi
28 Jul 2020, 14:27
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Version differences?
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Version differences?

That's very helpful. As powerful PlatformIO is, it seems like a lot of ini files to edit. Thanks!
by oisisi
28 Jul 2020, 14:02
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Version differences?
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Version differences?

Interesting. My PlatformIO environment used to work properly in the past so that is the lesser challenge. I think I still need to put together the proper env stanza to have a build with my needed plugins.
by oisisi
28 Jul 2020, 13:58
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Re: Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory

Yes, that checks out. Adafruit BusIO is in there. I'll wait for the inclusion of the PR.
by oisisi
28 Jul 2020, 11:07
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory
Replies: 4
Views: 2140

Can't compile: Adafruit_I2CDevice.h: No such file or directory

I cloned the latest github version and when I try to build the normal_ESP8266_4M1M variant PlatformIO complains about a missing header/library: In file included from .pio\libdeps\normal_ESP8266_4M1M\Adafruit GFX Library\Adafruit_MonoOLED.cpp:20:0: .pio\libdeps\normal_ESP8266_4M1M\Adafruit GFX Librar...
by oisisi
28 Jul 2020, 08:25
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Version differences?
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Re: Version differences?

Thanks for the 'pointers'. I assumed the truth is in the code but I hoped for a more readable approach. I gather that the sensors that I need to be supported are part of the Normal package, so "Normal with IR" should fit the bill. If I understand it correctly, "IRext" would also work but it would al...
by oisisi
27 Jul 2020, 22:03
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Version differences?
Replies: 8
Views: 1633

Version differences?

I'd like to update a few boards and seem to be unable to find documentation on something that should be pretty obvious. I guess I am not searching properly. Where are the more subtle differences between the binary builds documented? Flash size and hardware type are simple, but I need to find out if ...
by oisisi
05 Mar 2020, 11:25
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 6909

Re: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges [SOLVED]

I figured it out. It was rather simple. I used minicom for serial communication and one flag made the difference. I wrongly used '-d /dev/ttyUSB0' rather than '-D /dev/ttyUSB0'. Next: writing a parser and disabling wifi.
by oisisi
05 Mar 2020, 09:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 6909

Re: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges

The ESP may take quite a big power surge when connecting to WiFi. Wouldn't be surprised if that would set the Pi into some error state. Thanks for the remark. I measured it, the Pi supplies enough power for the module. I have the suspicion that it is the USB/serial interface which is causing issues...
by oisisi
05 Mar 2020, 09:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 6909

Re: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges

Any chance your Wemos WiFi shows a reasonable RSSI value, but it's experiencing browser access problems (slow page loading and/or timeouts)? Or too many disconnect/reconnects? Thanks for the hint but I don't think this applies. The module was working fine for several months. I now changed my wifi s...
by oisisi
04 Mar 2020, 16:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 6909

Re: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges

Yes, CSV or JSON would work. I'm ready to write something that can parse the output of my three sensors so standardized output has less priority for me. I haven't checked yet if CMDs for my RGB LED are read from the serial input but that is also something I can work around. The bigger challenge is t...
by oisisi
04 Mar 2020, 15:49
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges
Replies: 7
Views: 6909

Serial connection in place of wifi, challenges

I have a Wemos d1 mini module that is struggling with wifi connectivity. There is a Raspberry Pi next to it which is doing fine. I thought I could simply hook up the Wemos to one of the Pi's USB ports and parse the serial output. I direct GPIO/UART connection does not work in my environment. I would...
by oisisi
04 Mar 2020, 15:25
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy Flasher
Replies: 135
Views: 81703

Re: ESP Easy Flasher

Just rebooted and tried it on a different USB port. It works now and there. I have the impression that devices are recognized if they show up on the same port they were on in the past but not if they are connected to a different one.
by oisisi
04 Mar 2020, 07:16
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy Flasher
Replies: 135
Views: 81703

Re: ESP Easy Flasher

I flashed dozens of the same module before (Wemos D1 mini). The behavior is the same on all ports.

It could still be my PC so I‘ll do some more tests.
by oisisi
03 Mar 2020, 13:20
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy Flasher
Replies: 135
Views: 81703

Re: ESP Easy Flasher

Possibly. We can wait if there are more reports. My current workaround was to change the COM port in the device manager to one where non-active devices were seen/remembered.

Windows complained that the port number was in use but that was definitely not the case.
by oisisi
03 Mar 2020, 12:13
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy Flasher
Replies: 135
Views: 81703

Re: ESP Easy Flasher

I don't know if it's a recent WIndows update but the Flasher no longer finds the connected ESP. For Windows and Putty the respective COM port is addressable. I noticed in the log that the registry scan results are being saved and deleted. Can I disable the delete step and look at the scan results?
by oisisi
02 Dec 2018, 20:59
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display
Replies: 211
Views: 68900

Re: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display

To be able to change modes remotely per command generally makes sense, imho. What would happen if you just remove the break from the command functions?
by oisisi
02 Dec 2018, 18:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display
Replies: 211
Views: 68900

Re: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display

all of the modules I've tested with this configuration (colon+dot) have only one of the two connected (and most of the times is the colon :( ). After extensive testing it seems mine is also one of those. I was hoping to use the dots as additional status indicators. I guess I have to add separate LE...
by oisisi
02 Dec 2018, 11:12
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display
Replies: 211
Views: 68900

Re: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display

all of the modules I've tested with this configuration (colon+dot) have only one of the two connected (and most of the times is the colon :( ). Thanks for your quick response. I've seen several remarks online where people came to the same conclusion. I'll see if I can get to the dots with this libr...
by oisisi
02 Dec 2018, 09:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Connecting a TM1637 4-Digit Display
Replies: 211
Views: 68900

Colon AND dots?

I have a four-digit display with both, dots and a colon (8.8.:8.8.). It seems that I cannot address the dots. In temperature display mode the colon is used as decimal separator. It doesn't make a difference if set the plugin to address a display with dots. Is it even possible to use the dots or indi...
by oisisi
30 Sep 2018, 17:13
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Best practive recommendations (PIO, own modifications)?
Replies: 2
Views: 1002

Re: Best practive recommendations (PIO, own modifications)?

Thanks for the response. I created my own env which includes IR receive and plugin 144 (RC Switch TX, from the playground). For that purpose I also have to modify 'define_plugin_sets.h'. I'd like to stay in sync with the main repository and not have to wade through local merge conflicts.
by oisisi
25 Sep 2018, 17:57
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Best practive recommendations (PIO, own modifications)?
Replies: 2
Views: 1002

Best practive recommendations (PIO, own modifications)?

I'd like to use plugins from the playground but also keep in sync with the upstream repo with the least manual effort. I use Custom.h and that gets ignored as it should be. What is the recommended/easiest way to maintain an own section in platformio.ini, to include additional plugins and, of course,...
by oisisi
24 Sep 2018, 18:43
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers
Replies: 53
Views: 18997

Re: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers

Mine arrived as well. Thanks a lot!
by oisisi
19 Sep 2018, 13:59
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection
Replies: 18
Views: 4402

Re: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection

So this implies that a client ID collision could not be the cause of the observed issue.
by oisisi
17 Sep 2018, 12:18
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection
Replies: 18
Views: 4402

Re: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection

The client ID is not about security it is about identity. Every MQTT client introduces itself with an ID when connecting to the broker. I observed similar behavior when a client ID was not unique. The broker would reject connections from clients using an ID that is already in use by another connecte...
by oisisi
15 Sep 2018, 19:16
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection
Replies: 18
Views: 4402

Re: Mosquitto on Ubuntu - no connection

In recent versions there is an advanced setting "MQTT usage unit name as ClientId" have you tried activating that?
by oisisi
12 Sep 2018, 21:13
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: TSOP4838 no data read IR
Replies: 14
Views: 3446

Re: TSOP4838 no data read IR

Found the issue, modest pull request entered.
by oisisi
11 Sep 2018, 18:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: TSOP4838 no data read IR
Replies: 14
Views: 3446

Re: TSOP4838 no data read IR

To revive this: When I use a recent binary build which includes the IR library and plugins I can see in the log that codes are received and recognized but the MQTT payload always contains "0": 515390 : IR: Encoding : NEC Code : 1FEA05F (32 bits) 515416 : MQTT : home/environment/esp031/irin/ir 0 I ha...
by oisisi
10 Sep 2018, 22:21
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers
Replies: 53
Views: 18997

Re: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers

Temperature, ambient brightness, light switches (remote controlled and fixed ones), door bells, motion, IR, and much more - all this can be sensed or actuated with ESP easy. It is an out of the box Jack of all trades. There is not much missing (speaking of missing, AWS IOT GW/secure MQTT support wou...
by oisisi
10 Sep 2018, 06:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Support of WPA2 "Enterprise" (IEEE 802.1X/Radius)
Replies: 3
Views: 1951

Re: Support of WPA2 "Enterprise" (IEEE 802.1X/Radius)

It's been done (for at least one flavor of WPA2 Enterprise) but it requires using the chip manufacturer's SDK.
by oisisi
10 Sep 2018, 06:45
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: RC-Switch-TX plugin (433 MHz control) as default?
Replies: 0
Views: 834

RC-Switch-TX plugin (433 MHz control) as default?

There are several rc-switch based plugins in the playground. I think P144 is the best and most flexible. Anybody else like to see it to become a standard plugin?
by oisisi
18 Aug 2018, 09:31
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Public MQTT Broker not working
Replies: 10
Views: 3885

Re: Public MQTT Broker not working

Then I am also out of ideas. Is your issue perhaps related to this topic?
by oisisi
17 Aug 2018, 16:55
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Public MQTT Broker not working
Replies: 10
Views: 3885

Re: Public MQTT Broker not working

Try to replace the hostname with the IP address 37.187.106.16 (and change the dropdown accordingly).
by oisisi
16 Aug 2018, 20:28
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: missing events after some days of runtime
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Re: missing events after some days of runtime

Currently, after an uptime of almost 23 hours, there are no entries regarding connect or disconnect from the module in mosquitto's current logs (there would be). I checked, the subscription is still alive.
by oisisi
15 Aug 2018, 21:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: missing events after some days of runtime
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Re: missing events after some days of runtime

I did more research: Commands via web (wget/curl) continue to work (connectivity is therefore not the issue Memory remains stable Publishing from the device (Wemos D1 mini and Wemos D1 mini pro) keep working. Changing the "Controller Subscribe" topic (for OpenHAB MQTT) through the web interface does...
by oisisi
14 Aug 2018, 13:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Meta: Cannot log in from tablet
Replies: 2
Views: 2737

Re: Meta: Cannot log in from tablet

Sorry, I was unclear: the undraggable captcha kept me from logging in into the forum.
by oisisi
14 Aug 2018, 07:04
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: missing events after some days of runtime
Replies: 5
Views: 1616

Re: missing events after some days of runtime

I experience something similar and was about to post my own topic when I came across this one. I tried several recent mega releases and while the module keeps running and is sending MQTT it stops reacting to published commands after a day and half or so. I syslogged vitals but can't see any anomalie...
by oisisi
14 Aug 2018, 06:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Meta: Cannot log in from tablet
Replies: 2
Views: 2737

Meta: Cannot log in from tablet

I get prompted to solve a drag-and-drop captcha but none of the browsers I use on my iPad (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) seem to support that. Is there an alternative way?
by oisisi
22 Jun 2018, 23:05
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Analog continuous read
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Re: Analog continuous read

Thanks. This confirms my observation, I'll stop my search and stick to my Arduino sketch to continuously read analog values then.
by oisisi
22 Jun 2018, 21:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Analog continuous read
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Analog continuous read

I may be missing something but what can I do to continuously read an analog (knock) sensor and (using a limiting rule) publish the values? If I set the time interval to 0 it resets to 60.
by oisisi
11 Aug 2017, 12:25
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

I used the latest files with the most recent Arduino IDE, took out a few plugins that added too much to the size, I added the two mentioned plugins and it compiled with only one warning. Try fetching the latest Arduino IDE.
by oisisi
21 Jun 2017, 11:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

That's the problem! The log you see comes from controller.ino which is common for all controllers. The syntax descriped above is only implemented in "OpenHAB MQTT" (CPlugin 5). In "PiDome MQTT" (CPlugin 6) it is implementet differently (...) Thanks for tenaciously investigating the cause. Since I u...
by oisisi
20 Jun 2017, 20:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

JKD wrote: 19 Jun 2017, 21:23 Is your first controller "OpenHAB MQTT" ???
No, I use PiDome MQTT format with Controller Subscribe: "home/%sysname%/#". %sysname% is esp014 and therefore I assume "home/esp014/cmd" should be interpreted.
by oisisi
13 Jun 2017, 17:57
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

"RC,ON=1000010000,5" should work Thanks for the advice. Regrettably it doesn't work. I can see that the payload arrives in the log: mosquitto_pub -t "home/esp014/cmd" -m "RC,ON=1000010000,5" shows up in the log as 375247309 : MQTT : Topic: home/esp014/cmd 375247309 : MQTT : Payload: RC,ON=100001000...
by oisisi
07 Jun 2017, 19:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

In your case - try 'mosquitto_pub -t "home/esp014/cmd" -m "rfsend,1000010000,5" Hope this helps.. Regrettably this and variants thereof don't work. My device is named "rcswitch" so I tried `mosquitto_pub -t "home/esp014/cmd" -m "rcswitch,ON=1000010000,5"` - no dice. I think a command beginning with...
by oisisi
05 Jun 2017, 18:35
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

I am now using "Plugin 144: RC-Switch TX" from the plugin playground together with the current Mega release. It works nicely with my dip switch and rotary type sockets. Regrettably, I can't get it to work with MQTT so I have to to issue get requests (e.g. http://192.168.4.151/control?cmd=RC,ON=10000...
by oisisi
01 Mar 2017, 21:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

Post it here, we might try to create a plugin out of it... Well you were warned. Here it is. It works with sockets that have dip switches for selecting the code and ones with two rotary code selectors. /* MQTT -> ESP8266 -> RC controlled socket parsing JSON formatted topic and turns 433.92 MHz radi...
by oisisi
01 Mar 2017, 13:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

data wrote:Post it here, we might try to create a plugin out of it...
I was afraid this would pop up. It is currently very ugly, I'll clean it up a bit and post it.
by oisisi
28 Feb 2017, 14:59
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rc-switch plugin
Replies: 62
Views: 29880

Re: rc-switch plugin

Thanks for the reply. I now hacked together my own standalone sketch. Regrettably, I lack the skills to work it into a plugin.