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by TD-er
25 Mar 2019, 16:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot, Soft- or Hardware-Problem. My Solution
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Reboot, Soft- or Hardware-Problem. My Solution

I know that pinging the node does have a positive effect on the wifi stability. And I do also believe that the hardware watchdog reboots almost all are related to network interactions. Either something is waiting for a response, or something is trying to make a connection. As of now, I really have n...
by TD-er
25 Mar 2019, 16:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: MH-Z19 calibration issues
Replies: 9
Views: 365

Re: MH-Z19 calibration issues

Yes, the datasheet does refer to "outside" as being 400 ppm, but there are more factors to take into account: - Temperature and humidity affect CO2 readings - After sunset and before sunrise the CO2 levels are not 400 ppm if you are near plants. The CO2 levels can be as high as 700 ppm as I've seen ...
by TD-er
25 Mar 2019, 16:33
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Sonoff Basic and latest versions of ESP firmware
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: Sonoff Basic and latest versions of ESP firmware

Can you give a very short summary of what is working and what isn't?
As I read it, you could make it to work with the last build?
But what did you do differently compared to the first attempt?

And what is this ESPlorer?
by TD-er
25 Mar 2019, 16:28
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: New Reboot Cause. What's this?
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: New Reboot Cause. What's this?

Well it is not "completely new" :) The hardware (and software) watchdog are protection schemes to reboot the ESP when they appear to be stuck. Normally the watchdog timer has to be reset before it will issue a reboot. This is done by calling a delay() or just at the end of a loop. Sometimes a task m...
by TD-er
15 Mar 2019, 13:31
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Hardware Watchdog after some hours
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: Hardware Watchdog after some hours

What position in the device page listing do these pulse counter plugins have? They should be in only the first 3 or 4 positions. The pulse counter plugin does try to combine some call back functions to an interrupt of the configured pin. This may also cause some issues related to timing. We are also...
by TD-er
15 Mar 2019, 13:27
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Connection lost (90%) after a couple of hours
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Connection lost (90%) after a couple of hours

In the latest builds, there is a new option "Gratuitous ARP". Please enable that one.

You could also try to let some host ping the ESP continously to see if that will have a positive effect too.

Also try to find out what core library is used on the "working ESP".
Is it core 2.3.0?
by TD-er
15 Mar 2019, 13:24
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: MH-Z19 calibration issues
Replies: 9
Views: 365

Re: MH-Z19 calibration issues

The unknown response issue was fixed yesterday and is included in last nightly build. And please do not try to perform calibration on these sensors yourself. It is very likely you will ruin the sensor. Enabling/disabling the ABC is fine, but do not perform the baseline calibration, since you will pr...
by TD-er
15 Mar 2019, 13:20
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: SONOFF BASIC: wifi issue with ESPEasy_mega-20190305
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: SONOFF BASIC: wifi issue with ESPEasy_mega-20190305

I have seen the ping to do magic too. See also my discussion here: https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino/issues/5825#issuecomment-468961124 I am thinking of adding some kind of ping like activity to ESPeasy too. For example when the nodes do send p2p traffic to eachother, these packets seem to get lost...
by TD-er
12 Mar 2019, 22:56
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Motor Shield v2.0
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: Motor Shield v2.0

That motor shield is a bit strange with regards to I2C.
If the number of bytes sent to it isn't a multiple of 4 bytes, then it will lock the I2C bus.
by TD-er
12 Mar 2019, 22:54
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy on ShellyV1
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: ESPEasy on ShellyV1

Not entirely sure.
You will at least loose all settings, since the SPIFFS will be removed and thus newly created.
by TD-er
07 Mar 2019, 00:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Sonoff devices with wifi conection issues
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Sonoff devices with wifi conection issues

Great! Good to hear it is helping stability on those devices. On the other hand, the fact this does help increase stability does indicate the power supply of the module is a bit under powered. You may want to consider adding some capacitor then on the 3V3 line to help stabilize the power during high...
by TD-er
07 Mar 2019, 00:29
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: D1 MINI PRO Flash problem
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: D1 MINI PRO Flash problem

I'm using those too and I know they should be running fine. How did you try to flash it and with what firmware version/build? We currently don't have a build that uses 16MB of the flash, so you should use a 4M version. Make sure you are using a proper USB cable. If possible, try to flash it via an U...
by TD-er
06 Mar 2019, 12:27
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Sonoff devices with wifi conection issues
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Sonoff devices with wifi conection issues

You can try the latest build, which has an option for "CPU Eco mode" See https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Tools/Tools.html#advanced It does reduce CPU power and still keeps the device responsive. But for some network traffic (like sending commands to the node) it may miss a few packets. That...
by TD-er
06 Mar 2019, 12:12
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: Solar Power Supply

Please note that the last build has some options to allow for "CPU eco mode" (sorry, could not think of a better name), which does reduce power requirements of the CPU significantly. It does have a few drawbacks, but for that we have the documentation ;) https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Tool...
by TD-er
06 Mar 2019, 12:09
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy on ShellyV1
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: ESPEasy on ShellyV1

Just as a remark, we have in the more recent builds an environment specially tailored for the Shelly-1. It is the hard_core_250_Shelly_1_2M256 in PlatformIO. At this moment the core 2.5.0 builds are excluded from the nightly builds since there were some issues with core 2.5.0, but you can make a ver...
by TD-er
06 Mar 2019, 12:01
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Serial Communication Via HTTP get
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Serial Communication Via HTTP get

For now, there is not a single plugin that could do something like that, to give a reply via the web interface. (or just via HTTP) But I can see that it would make sense to give out the reply of a command as a reply to a GET request. And also a command for sending stuff to a serial port. In the past...
by TD-er
26 Feb 2019, 21:07
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Homie / openHAB 2.4 autodiscover compatibility
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Re: Homie / openHAB 2.4 autodiscover compatibility

As far as I know, nobody has started development yet. Do you have a bit more information about this discovery process? Then it may be easier to determine what may be needed here. My first guess would be to include this in the OpenHab controller. A plugin can be set to a controller, so then you can u...
by TD-er
26 Feb 2019, 15:10
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: UDP Controller only sending first value
Replies: 12
Views: 324

Re: UDP Controller only sending first value

Why are you using such a long interval between messages? (Minimum Send Interval)
For internal communications 10 msec is often just fine.
Also the timeout can be set a bit lower, if the receiving end is up for it (also take into account the network latency)

How is the Dummy device configured?
by TD-er
26 Feb 2019, 14:07
Forum: uPyEasy: General Discussion
Topic: AurAir Kickstarter Campaign
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: AurAir Kickstarter Campaign

Birth woes apart, top. Question : Specs say plug 7/7 and socket 7/3 If I have it right, this is still usable in most of EU, as a 7/7 plug is compatible with earth pin or the 2 earthing clips “German” variant. As far as I know, the module is using the so called "type F" socket . Germany is listed on...
by TD-er
20 Feb 2019, 19:54
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Problem with SendToHTTP
Replies: 15
Views: 510

Re: Problem with SendToHTTP

I guess it is a bug then.
The parsing of the rules is a bit too complicated every now and then.
Comparing commands is done case-insensitive, but the parameters should be sent case sensitive.
Or else strings sent to a display for example can not have a mix of lower and upper case letters.
by TD-er
20 Feb 2019, 00:58
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: SendToHTTP problem with URL lenght?
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: SendToHTTP problem with URL lenght?

It may very well be the limit for these is 80 bytes. The parameter (separated by a ',') has a length of 100 bytes in your example and I guess the limit for those is 80. That still doesn't explain why you're missing 7 bytes. The entire line is 128 bytes SendToHTTP 192.168.0.16,80,/control/trigger_eve...
by TD-er
05 Feb 2019, 12:57
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Sensor plugin with more than 4 values
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: Sensor plugin with more than 4 values

I suggest you also take a look at how the settings struct (see ESPEasy-Globals.h) is being organized. There you'll see how all data is arranged and thus also what happens when you try to add more than 4 output values per plugin. (data corruption) This struct is dumped directly from memory to the SPI...
by TD-er
02 Feb 2019, 17:43
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: BIG announcement, the future of ESP Easy. [READ THIS IF YOU LOVE OUR FW]
Replies: 58
Views: 19010

Re: BIG announcement, the future of ESP Easy. [READ THIS IF YOU LOVE OUR FW]

Just an update to give some insight into my (TD-er) situation and also a explanation about the slow development of the last few weeks. In other words, the "open" in "open source" is also about the 'behind the scenes' openness. In September I received word from my employer that they had to fire me (a...
by TD-er
06 Jan 2019, 17:57
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESPEasy with Sonoff S20 fails as Tasmota doesn't
Replies: 4
Views: 359

Re: ESPEasy with Sonoff S20 fails as Tasmota doesn't

There is something with more recent Sonoff modules like the S26 and the Basic r2.
What Tasmota does, is do as much calls to 'delay' as possible until WiFi connection has been made.
It seems like the module is not stable when doing other things too when trying to connect to WiFi.
by TD-er
06 Jan 2019, 17:54
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: new firmware releases with core 2.5 and 2.4
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Re: new firmware releases with core 2.5 and 2.4

Known issues with the core 2.5.0: - Loopcount is lower than with core 2.4.x - The nightly builds are based on the 'stage' branch of the core libraries, so they may change on every nightly build - WiFi seems more stable though - Binaries built with core 2.5.0 are bigger. (minimal build will not fit i...
by TD-er
06 Jan 2019, 17:48
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8473

Re: Sensair S8

Could it be one marked to read a different range of concentration values?
e.g. that the value should be divided by some factor (e.g. 10)

Changing calibration levels is something I would only start doing as an absolute last resource.
by TD-er
04 Jan 2019, 13:01
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8473

Re: Sensair S8

Not only should the calibration and the sensor be right, but also the way it is being used. For example when you have no ventilation near the sensor, the readings will be off. Or in a tight enclosure the sensor may heat up by the heat produced by the ESP for example. Or a CO2 sensor may be exposed t...
by TD-er
22 Dec 2018, 20:19
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A call for help :)
Replies: 21
Views: 1136

Re: A call for help :)

@TD-er: So I think we must forget about core 2.3.0 for testing, since it already took me 5+ hours today and still no success. I'm sorry to hear you wasted several hours on this. It may have been a useful test but certainly not worth that kind of effort. - Thomas Well in the process I shaved 4k off ...
by TD-er
22 Dec 2018, 13:58
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A call for help :)
Replies: 21
Views: 1136

Re: A call for help :)

I can try to make ESPeasy being built again on core 2.3.0, but then a lot of users will get all kinds of warnings/errors in their browser since the chunked transfer we use was not fully supported back then. I don't mind verifying that core 2.3 is the main reason for stability success. So if you are...
by TD-er
21 Dec 2018, 23:03
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A call for help :)
Replies: 21
Views: 1136

Re: A call for help :)

I can add a force flag to force the wifi to B/G mode, or maybe even in N mode but with forced smaller bandwidth. I guess the last option would be the least troublesome one, since it does not require the AP to switch between modes. (which will cause issues with a lot of AP's) About the stability issu...
by TD-er
21 Dec 2018, 20:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Is this Wifi Plug Supported OBI Socket 2 Wroom 02
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: Is this Wifi Plug Supported OBI Socket 2 Wroom 02

For this one, the core 2.5.0 (beta) build may be the better choice, since the core 2.5.0 allows for a better partition layout which allows OTA updates.
by TD-er
21 Dec 2018, 20:14
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy P1 Smart meter dead
Replies: 31
Views: 1487

Re: ESPEasy P1 Smart meter dead

I am also working on updating the serial interface layer, so I will also think about issues like these when working on that part of the code.
by TD-er
21 Dec 2018, 19:41
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A call for help :)
Replies: 21
Views: 1136

Re: A call for help :)

- with all those DS18B20 problems (talking about 3 wire connection).. Those are fixable, like Jimmy said. The WD reboots have been worked on for many months now and I seriously don't think we can get it fixed in due time. Every time I seem to fix one cause, there are still others left. The main caus...
by TD-er
21 Dec 2018, 14:36
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy P1 Smart meter dead
Replies: 31
Views: 1487

Re: ESPEasy P1 Smart meter dead

What GPIO pins are you using?
See also this page: https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/lates ... light=gpio

If the RX pin is low, then it might fail to boot.
And it may crash + reboot due to HW watchdog when the reception is poor.
by TD-er
19 Dec 2018, 21:31
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: send command via UDP message
Replies: 20
Views: 1110

Re: send command via UDP message

I don't know the number-schema. I just documented it. Looks like somebody was thinking about some simple mask to maybe send messages to some types and exclude others. But then the "Nano Easy" is a bit (pun intended) strange. I would say 9 and 5 are also still available :) Maybe 129 could cause issue...
by TD-er
19 Dec 2018, 19:37
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: send command via UDP message
Replies: 20
Views: 1110

Re: send command via UDP message

The current implementation of the P2P protocol is documented: https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Controller/C013.html Yes it will change, but the change will be an addition. It will still be backwards compatible with existing protocol. Later I will add an option to disable the "old" (current) ...
by TD-er
10 Dec 2018, 19:23
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: New ESP Mega builds
Replies: 10
Views: 889

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: 15
Views: 1074

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: 322

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: 7
Views: 980

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: 365

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: 499

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: 14
Views: 1058

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: 350

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: 14
Views: 1058

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: 268

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: 1014

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: 368

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: 614

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?