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by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 12:20
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy to guard meter-box
Replies: 8
Views: 178

Re: ESPEasy to guard meter-box

The "aardlekschakelaar" you're talking about is probably not 1-to-1 mapped to a circuit group in your house. According to the NEN1010 regulations, you may have up-to 4 groups on one earth leak breaker circuit. So that may give some 'discount' in the number of units needed. Another thing you may want...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 11:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy LoRa: Mail Box Alert
Replies: 16
Views: 2251

Re: ESPEasy LoRa: Mail Box Alert

Did they take your LoRa notifier too?
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 11:09
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Wroom02 and OLED-091 - I2C-Init to early ?
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Wroom02 and OLED-091 - I2C-Init to early ?

Well you can add some work around. At power on reboot, the RTC memory is cleared, so it will contain all 0's This RTC memory is restored at crash/software reboot. So what you can do using the rules is trigger on boot and check the content of one of the dummy plugin variables. If it is 0, set it to 1...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 11:04
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 35
Views: 2787

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

Sorry I have not visited the forum lately. Usually I only get here when GrovKillen "summons" me via Slack. :) About the WDT reboots. There seem to be various reasons that cause these WDT reboots, like already well explained by ThomasB. Some of the fixes in core 2.5.2 are related to handling stalled ...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 10:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 104
Views: 10040

Re: Sensair S8

Please try using some software serial pins. The thing is, the HW serial pins are kind of special. They either output garbage at boot (Serial0) or need to have a very specific state at boot (hence the warning for pin 15) The S8 plugin does work very well with the Software Serial setup, since the data...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 10:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: [SOLVED] out of memory
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: [SOLVED] out of memory

It can also happen when the ESP is waiting for a reply on some network connection. Something like NTP request can also trigger this I guess. There have been some fixes lately regarding timeout settings not being honored. These are present in core 2.5.2, so you may want to try that one. But there are...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 10:35
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Core version
Replies: 11
Views: 590

Re: Core version

I have tried VS code a few times myself and it does have configuration option to define (in text configuration) how you want to define tasks. But since these are lost when I move to another computer (and not checked in, since they are quite personal), I am no longer using VS code myself. It is quit...
by TD-er
18 Jun 2019, 10:33
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Wroom02 and OLED-091 - I2C-Init to early ?
Replies: 7
Views: 254

Re: Wroom02 and OLED-091 - I2C-Init to early ?

I have been thinking about adding a 'boot delay' parameter. The thing is, I've also had reports from someone about issues with the WiFi, which seem to be related by trying things to start too quickly. The question is then, at what level should this delay be set? At the end of setup(), before going i...
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: [SOLVED] out of memory
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: [SOLVED] out of memory

What was the plugin that was really required?
Maybe I can add a remark to it to help others.
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:52
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Maximum Uptime minute
Replies: 6
Views: 1680

Re: Maximum Uptime minute

@ThomasB.
I do partly agree with your statement.
I think the reboot issues started around the time when we switched to core 2.4.x and newer.
So that's around end of March 2018.

The new core 2.5.2 does seem to work a bit more stable compared to the ones before but it's too soon to tell.
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Flashing errors.
Replies: 7
Views: 1541

Re: Flashing errors.

Most ESP01 modules have a PUYA chip. For example the core library is patched to work around the strange write behavior of those chips.
I am not sure if the flasher is 100% compatible with those chips.
You could try the Python based ESP flash tool used in the development tools (Arduino/PlatformIO).
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:44
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 104
Views: 10040

Re: Sensair S8

For domoticz if you want to use an "air quality" device, you may need to send an "nvalue" to it, not the "svalue" like is needed for almost any other type of device.
See Domoticz wiki for more on that part.

I myself use the "custom sensor" in Domoticz for CO2 sensors.
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:41
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Core version
Replies: 11
Views: 590

Re: Core version

I have tried VS code a few times myself and it does have configuration option to define (in text configuration) how you want to define tasks. But since these are lost when I move to another computer (and not checked in, since they are quite personal), I am no longer using VS code myself. It is quite...
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:36
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Warning triangles on interface.
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: Warning triangles on interface.

Well, Grovkillen is mainly involved in the documentation part :)
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:35
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: GPIO problem with deep sleep
Replies: 6
Views: 1579

Re: GPIO problem with deep sleep

Please have a look at this page in the docs about pins to use: https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Reference/GPIO.html#best-pins-to-use-on-esp8266 It does describe what the default condition of some of the pins is regarding pull-up or pull-down. GPIO-0 and 2 need to be pulled up and GPIO-15 nee...
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:27
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: How to correctly set up input / output pins in a plugin (changes during the last few months)?
Replies: 2
Views: 1485

Re: How to correctly set up input / output pins in a plugin (changes during the last few months)?

I guess P001 is not the best choice to look at for inspiration.
Why do you need to set the pin state for your plugin?
It was used to keep track of pins that could be shared among plugins.
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:23
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A Disconnect button to annoy people?
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Re: A Disconnect button to annoy people?

I have used that button myself a lot. For example I use it myself to test disconnect events and trying to reproduce reported issues. It is indeed a temporary disconnect, so it will be forced to try and reconnect. If there is no known AP available, it should start AP mode for setup. One of the first ...
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:16
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Warning triangles on interface.
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: Warning triangles on interface.

Hmm, apparently I have not yet added a link to the page I made in the documentation about it.
See this page: https://espeasy.readthedocs.io/en/lates ... on-esp8266
by TD-er
28 May 2019, 10:13
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: GPS P082 update rate
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: GPS P082 update rate

You should try the latest version. Last week I did change the outputs to be selectable and also added an option to trigger an update either by the set interval time, or a configurable distance travelled. (0 = disable the update by distance) So the update rate issue is already fixed and also having a...
by TD-er
15 May 2019, 19:03
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Core version
Replies: 11
Views: 590

Re: Core version

Yes it should be possible to compile using the Arduino IDE. You then have to move the files to a few different folders, since the Arduino IDE must have the name of the "main" .ino file the same as the folder it is in. Also you cannot use the online libraries of some of the libs we use, since we've m...
by TD-er
11 May 2019, 22:03
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Latest ESPEasy for ESP8266 1M with HLW8012 Support
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: Latest ESPEasy for ESP8266 1M with HLW8012 Support

Hmm, aparently there isn't a build for the 1M units with the HLW8012 support.
I thought I did make a change very recently to add a build including the same plugins as for the Sonoff POW for 1M units.
It was at least added as a new issue only a few weeks ago.
by TD-er
11 May 2019, 21:56
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 23
Views: 1083

Re: Solar Power Supply

@Ton_vN We already have deep sleep in ESPeasy. But that only can be set to a specific interval. At boot (wake from deep sleep), the wifi connection is initiated and after that the rules may be processed. So at this moment it is not possible to set some proper time schedule to wake. Without WiFi or G...
by TD-er
11 May 2019, 21:51
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: MHZ19B Unknown response
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: MHZ19B Unknown response

Software serial should work just fine for the MH-Z19 sensor. Also double check to see if you have the Rx and Tx connected the right way. So in your case, TX of the sensor to GPIO-13 (D7) and RX of the sensor to GPIO-14 (D5) Also you do not have to set the Pin Mode in the GPIO boot states. Just leave...
by TD-er
11 May 2019, 21:44
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Resets the variable every day.
Replies: 26
Views: 2349

Re: Resets the variable every day.

There still is a space in the line of the rules TaskValueSet, 1,2,0 And the suggestion made by Jimmy to do the reboot will probably not work (anymore) in the more recent builds. I (quite recently) fixed a bug, which does now keep track of the last values of plugins after a reboot. (as long as the bo...
by TD-er
01 May 2019, 22:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: What is going on with our beloved Switch Input Plugin?
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: What is going on with our beloved Switch Input Plugin?

The main idea is to make a plugin for using it as an input and one for using it as an output.
Even when using it as an output, you may still want to read its current state. That's what I read into your remarks, right?
by TD-er
01 May 2019, 20:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: What is going on with our beloved Switch Input Plugin?
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: What is going on with our beloved Switch Input Plugin?

As far as I am aware of, the changes were reverted to allow the old rules to be working again. And there is some development in the background to make separate plugins to make it work like it should but just not breaking the old rules. So if this is not the case, please let me know, since its intent...
by TD-er
25 Mar 2019, 16:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot, Soft- or Hardware-Problem. My Solution
Replies: 2
Views: 216

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: 551

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: 402

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: 326

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: 177

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: 188

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: 551

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: 360

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: 10
Views: 727

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: 675

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: 377

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: 302

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: 377

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: 23
Views: 1083

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: 675

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: 238

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: 4
Views: 514

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: 569

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: 452

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: 659

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: 308

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: 397

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: 67
Views: 22985

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: 467

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.