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by mkotek
10 Feb 2017, 14:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

My Sonoffs have arrived and so I was able to create the final version of my solution. It involves Sonoff Basic programmed with EasyESP with GPIO-14 used to control the dimmer. It is attached to the ceiling lamp from IKEA http://www.ikea.com/pl/pl/catalog/products/00304493/ . Actually I have (on req...
by mkotek
09 Feb 2017, 21:58
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

My Sonoffs have arrived and so I was able to create the final version of my solution. It involves Sonoff Basic programmed with EasyESP with GPIO-14 used to control the dimmer. It is attached to the ceiling lamp from IKEA http://www.ikea.com/pl/pl/catalog/products/00304493/ . Actually I have (on requ...
by mkotek
08 Feb 2017, 09:26
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: PWM output with automatic fade
Replies: 12
Views: 6908

Re: PWM output with automatic fade

Sure, PWM command has the last parameter, that defines time for fade:
/control?cmd=PWM,<gpio>,<level>,<fade_time>
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 21:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

OK, so Witty module is behaving really, really strange. Measured difference between VCNT and GND is changing, but the range is unbelievable: for GPIO-16: 2,35V-5,24V for GPIO-14: 1,93V-5,24V for GPIO-5: 1,95V-5,24V Even I have measured the voltage between VCC and GND and confirmed, this is 5,24V ind...
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 15:12
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

Was looking on the Witty schematic and looks to have some extra stuff on some GPIO's. You can see the assignment of pins here and D0 (GPIO-16) should not be used for anything: http://www.schatenseite.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/160422_witty_cloud_01-1.jpg Will test and let you know. Will also try...
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 12:14
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

I am absolutely not suggesting, there is anything wrong with your product. I have decided to go Forum route, as my issues might help someone in the future. I like the dimmer very much and I am sure, your suggestions will help me overcome the issues and have fully working solution. Will let you know ...
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 09:15
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

Than you. Will check tonight and also with another board. What I meant about the video, it shows that dimming works, only not as much as I expected. But maybe because of something unexpected, that is why I asked for advice. I can also try this separate I2C driver, if that is better than standalone E...
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 07:49
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

Witty is a standard Esp8266 on a small breadboard.
I have connected VCC, GND and GPIO-16 to VCNT.

As for firmware, I am using version R147 RC8.
by mkotek
01 Feb 2017, 00:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

I have purchased and received today MPDMv4 dimmers and put one into tests. All seem to be working fine, but there is one problem - dimming levels are not comparable with demo on YouTube. You can see the clip showing dimming adjustment from 100% to 50%, then to 5% and all the way to full and to minim...
by mkotek
30 Jan 2017, 15:13
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Editing Sonoff SSID
Replies: 5
Views: 1947

Re: Editing Sonoff SSID

That is correct. However.....no matter if I edit this before uploading, or enter the details afterwards by having access to the Sonoff, and click submit, it does not change. In this example it does accept the name change for the Sonoff module Mod2, but not the SSID. http://i66.tinypic.com/hv1l6f.jp...
by mkotek
23 Jan 2017, 20:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage
Replies: 51
Views: 23914

Re: MPDMv4 - Universal AC MAINS Dimmer Board usage

Would you be so kind and specify, what exactly (which modules) do I need to purchase in order to be able to control and dim 2 channels of ordinary 230V LED lights via ESP and Domoticz? I got a bit confused by Universal Board, EVO board, dimmer board, etc. So after watching the videos again, I unders...
by mkotek
05 Jan 2017, 22:19
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: ESP Easy development status
Replies: 143
Views: 48281

Re: ESP Easy development status

Thank you for all the work you did. It has been exactly what I have been looking for after getting serious about home automation.

Good luck
by mkotek
04 Nov 2016, 08:18
Forum: RFLink: Hardware Related discussions
Topic: CC2500 - or equivalent for Ansluta?
Replies: 7
Views: 3627

Re: CC2500 - or equivalent for Ansluta?

As for the module, you need a real CC2500. Not one of the many fakes or mostly incompatibles. A search for the real CC2500 on aliexpress shows one for 2.37 and one for 1.93 euros. Hardly expensive... I have just asked for the benefit of us all, as the blog shows 2 other components I presume compati...
by mkotek
01 Nov 2016, 22:04
Forum: RFLink: Hardware Related discussions
Topic: CC2500 - or equivalent for Ansluta?
Replies: 7
Views: 3627

CC2500 - or equivalent for Ansluta?

I have seen, there is now a requirement for CC2500 to be used for connectivity to Ansluta devices. Does it mean, I can use Ansluta and Milight connection at the same time (pins seem to be overlaping - any way to move them?)? Also, I can see, on Aliexpress, they offer MD7105-SY (or A7105) claiming to...
by mkotek
15 Mar 2016, 21:23
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Thermal printer as attachment for ESP8266?
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

Re: Thermal printer as attachment for ESP8266?

I have meant ESP Easy of course. In general, this should not be complicated to achieve, but I wonder if anyone tried.
by mkotek
15 Mar 2016, 16:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Thermal printer as attachment for ESP8266?
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

Thermal printer as attachment for ESP8266?

I am thinking about connecting thermal printer (like the ones available below 30USD via aliexpress) to ESP8266 and using it for printing various messages. Has anyone tried this? As far as I understand, this is like printing to LCD/OLED screen.
by mkotek
07 Feb 2016, 22:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

If you have many devices in your network and you have an Android smartphone, you can use great app named Fing. It will detect all devices in your network. Works great for me.
And if you did not load WiFi settings, check, if ESP_0 AP is available and connect to it.
by mkotek
03 Feb 2016, 22:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: MySensors goes ESP!!
Replies: 91
Views: 46083

Re: MySensors goes ESP!!

I have made a folder like this: C:\Tools\Arduino1.6.5.MySensors In that folder I have the following folders: - arduino-1.6.5-r5 (portable Arduino IDE with the ESP8266 package you also use) - Libraries - ESPEasyMySensors R001 (I downloaded the master from the github and renamed it to - ESPEasyMySens...
by mkotek
02 Feb 2016, 14:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer
Replies: 17
Views: 18784

Re: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer

What you have posted: http://127.0.0.1:8080/json.htm?type=com ... cmd=Toggle is the operation that changes state of the switch in Domoticz and this does not make sense. It was just example, I of course insert my ESP IP address. Please check your email. It is not only about the address, but also abo...
by mkotek
02 Feb 2016, 14:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer
Replies: 17
Views: 18784

Re: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer

What you have posted: http://127.0.0.1:8080/json.htm?type=command¶m=switchlight&idx=1&switchcmd=Toggle is the operation that changes state of the switch in Domoticz and this does not make sense. What you need to put in there is command that will tell ESP to perform operation on GPIO. Like: http:...
by mkotek
02 Feb 2016, 10:14
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer
Replies: 17
Views: 18784

Re: My Built-in-wall domoticz switch + pir + barometer

IP address has to be of your Easy ESP, not Domoticz.
by mkotek
29 Jan 2016, 20:52
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: MySensors goes ESP!!
Replies: 91
Views: 46083

Re: MySensors goes ESP!!

I do not know about ESPMySensors, but for regular ESPEasy, you need to name the folder exactly ESPEasy and not ESPEasy Rxx or ESPEasy-master like the downoladed zip file suggests.
by mkotek
29 Jan 2016, 14:17
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

it comes up and the old version number stand there! In the Settings are the old one now i have found the Problem i think: 1. when i flash the r070 with 4M(SPIFFS 3M) with the Flashertool (I have make it always with 512k (64k SPIFFS)) 2. Make the .bin File also with 4M(SPIFFS 3M) And now when i OTA ...
by mkotek
26 Jan 2016, 07:25
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

Re: QuinLED via ESP Easy?

Welcome Quindor. As you know, I simply love your dimmer and the lua code. Being able to easily replace ESP inside, however, beat any specialized coding, that is why I have been looking for solution using Easy ESP. Hearing the bad part about refresh makes me sad, but maybe the community can come up w...
by mkotek
25 Jan 2016, 19:36
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Custom CSS
Replies: 12
Views: 5404

Re: Custom CSS

i uploaded the css. looks wonderful... +1 feature-request: what about not to upload every css, instead put in a link to a (home-/www-)server? (would be easyier to maintain more ESPs at the same time..) +1 on common source for custom CSS. With multiple modules, ability to point them all to a single ...
by mkotek
25 Jan 2016, 00:43
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

Re: QuinLED via ESP Easy?

I have modified the script slightly, so it returns the result, if the ESP is active and sends via curl not telnet: commandArray = {} DomDevice = 'Dimmer Strip Test' IP = 'espip' Port = '80' GPIO = 4 function os.capture(cmd, raw) local f = assert(io.popen(cmd, 'r')) local s = assert(f:read('*a')) f:c...
by mkotek
24 Jan 2016, 22:53
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Feature request - Short pulses with PCF8574
Replies: 1
Views: 765

Re: Feature request - Short pulses with PCF8574

+1 on this one. If we are nearing next stable release, it would be great to have consistent support for gpios, including the ones on extenders.
by mkotek
24 Jan 2016, 22:50
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

+1 for source code AND bin files on SourceForge. Athough I am running unstable releases now, being able to download and tinker with stable release seems quite important.

I would also welcome a roadmap for future direction of Easy ESP.
by mkotek
24 Jan 2016, 14:33
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

https://github.com/ESP8266nu/ESPEasy click on "download ZIP" Thanks i did new the different between stable and develop I download the library from the R048, and copy to library in my arduino setup I did download espeasy-master, set this in my project map open the easpeasy.ino change my settings. Ge...
by mkotek
24 Jan 2016, 12:09
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

Where can i find R072 i like to test.. github, as always for non stable releases. We’ve found 7,085 repository results: https://github.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=esp+&type=Repositories&ref=searchresults What is the good one? https://github.com/ESP8266nu/ESPEasy But I suppose, you should start with...
by mkotek
24 Jan 2016, 11:53
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

Dylantje wrote:Where can i find R072 i like to test..
github, as always for non stable releases.
by mkotek
22 Jan 2016, 09:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

I have loaded R70 onto my bare ESP 12E without any issues from Arduino IDE. Then I wanted to upload the very same R70 onto it using OTA. The process went fine, ok has been shown, but the ESP has not rebooted itself. After waiting about 3 min, I have rebooted it manually and it is not running. I have...
by mkotek
22 Jan 2016, 06:41
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

Hi, supplement: until V068 i had all my ESP-12E flashed via "Generic ESP 8266 Module" and Flash Size "512KB (64KB SPIFFS)", that´s the only and one way it´s running and compiling. Now with OTA these generatet .bin files are not accepted. Hope it helps. Bernd Remember OTA is working only on modules ...
by mkotek
21 Jan 2016, 19:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

Re: QuinLED via ESP Easy?

Interesting idea. It might work as what you have written is adaptation of Quindor's script for EASY ESP. What I meant initially was moving the handling of the dimmer command onto plugin in tasks and getting rid of LUE script on controller as well, but your idea is also nice and does not require anyt...
by mkotek
21 Jan 2016, 16:46
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

Re: QuinLED via ESP Easy?

Glad to hear, I am not the only one looking for simplicity. We could possibly move the logic of driving PWM on specific bebaviour in Domoticz to tasks as specificplugin, because logic stays constant - all that is being sent to ESP is change in PWM pulse depending on the Dimmer setting in controller....
by mkotek
20 Jan 2016, 14:39
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Polnad ..
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Re: Hello from Polnad ..

Welcome to the forum lowca :)
by mkotek
19 Jan 2016, 18:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

Re: QuinLED via ESP Easy?

cherowley wrote:Hi!
What software will you be using to control the modules? Domoticz?
Yes, that is what I am doing now with original scripts.
by mkotek
18 Jan 2016, 22:01
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: QuinLED via ESP Easy?
Replies: 15
Views: 7288

QuinLED via ESP Easy?

Has anyone tried to recreate Quindor's QuinLED dimmer via ESP Eaysy? If you do not know Quindor's excellent and small solution, please check at: http://blog.quindorian.org/2015/04/esp8266-wifi-led-dimmer-part-8-of-x.html?m=1 . I have working modules, but I do not like lua scripts on my modules and I...
by mkotek
17 Jan 2016, 20:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

I am also very happy about software OTA upload. One question though - normally, Arduino IDE sketches contain initial configuration of device name, etc. What should be put there in order for the device to keep configuration after upload? The settings you define in espeasy.ino are the default values ...
by mkotek
17 Jan 2016, 19:13
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

I am also very happy about software OTA upload. One question though - normally, Arduino IDE sketches contain initial configuration of device name, etc. What should be put there in order for the device to keep configuration after upload?
by mkotek
16 Jan 2016, 01:39
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Send sensor value to the other ESP with LCD
Replies: 15
Views: 6842

Re: Send sensor value to the other ESP with LCD

Michal, I think that is no problem. small modification url string url: http://192.168.10.107/control?cmd=lcd,1, 8 ,%20%v%20%20% and you can write name by LCD line setup on esp. this should resolve problem (not checked by me) . If I am reading your answer correctly, this is not, what I meant. If I a...
by mkotek
16 Jan 2016, 01:36
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

BertB wrote:very happy with the new gadgets I am.
Obviously force with Martinus is.

Sorry, could not resist while reading at such late hour ;)
by mkotek
15 Jan 2016, 11:18
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: SCT013 Current measuring with esp
Replies: 18
Views: 17605

Re: SCT013 Current measuring with esp

I use XTM18SA meters, i can not see current, but power meter working great in domoticz, using 3.3v for pulse reading(S0 pins). Connect ESP8266 gpio2 to pulse S0 directly, without any resistors to 20&21 connectors. When you are saying - connect directly, I understand, one needs to connect GPIO2 to c...
by mkotek
14 Jan 2016, 17:27
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Releases
Replies: 345
Views: 110146

Re: ESP Easy Releases

R64 is available for download on github, beware that it's development stuff... ... Added %uptime% as variable for display To be used for LCD/OLED display ... Added support for local button to turn on LCD/OLED display with configurable timeout For "maluko's" project... But others are also allowed to...
by mkotek
13 Jan 2016, 19:18
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Send sensor value to the other ESP with LCD
Replies: 15
Views: 6842

Re: Send sensor value to the other ESP with LCD

This configuration is working for me (base on Domoticz server): url: http://192.168.10.107/control?cmd=lcd,1,1,humid:%20%v%20%20% method: post data: value=%v Although, I'd rather send value from esp directly. So if somebody have any suggestion, please let me know. I do not think it is good solution...
by mkotek
13 Jan 2016, 11:31
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: LCD - clear before write
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: LCD - clear before write

Maybe using thie Event Action plugin we have discussed before, say one time during the day/night? This way, we would be able to say, if the module is stable or not? This should probably be moved to a new thread, but it would surely be great to have virtual "sensors" to report stuff like - uptime - ...
by mkotek
13 Jan 2016, 11:03
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: LCD - clear before write
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: LCD - clear before write

Next build will have %uptime% as system variable. Great news. And is there any way of updating Domoticz with uptime as the value of a sensor? Maybe using thie Event Action plugin we have discussed before, say one time during the day/night? This way, we would be able to say, if the module is stable ...
by mkotek
12 Jan 2016, 17:54
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ProMiniExtender
Replies: 27
Views: 20490

Re: ProMiniExtender

Does it all mean, I can connect my Arduino Pro Mini to ESP and use GPIOs from Arduino as extensions of GPIOs on ESP?
Would I be able to run my own sketch on Arduino if I enhance the ino for Arduino that is provided?
by mkotek
12 Jan 2016, 17:51
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: LCD - clear before write
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

Re: LCD - clear before write

And a feature request: I know we have %systime% - could we also have %uptime% (I understand the disabling NTP changes systime to uptime, but I would like to keep NTP enabled) - Jan I second the request, which is discussed in another thread: http://www.esp8266.nu/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=625&p=3013...