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11 Nov 2019, 18:31
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: OpenHAB MQTT not working
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: OpenHAB MQTT not working

Works for

Code: Select all

Publish domoticz/in,'{"idx":55,"nvalue":0,"svalue":"%uptime%"}'
,too.

Before wrapping in quotes the dataline received from MQQT was cut behind

Code: Select all

"idx":55
by Wiki
11 Nov 2019, 15:52
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Blitzwolf BW-SHP6
Replies: 11
Views: 5502

Re: Blitzwolf BW-SHP6

Cool. As I can see, there is a 8266 inside instead of the 8285 I have read about somewhere.

Thank for sharing.
by Wiki
22 Oct 2019, 15:08
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Publishing event
Replies: 6
Views: 1080

Re: Publishing event

Just change the output data type to "Single"
by Wiki
21 Oct 2019, 17:19
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESP 8266 + 2x INA219 up to 15amp
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

Re: ESP 8266 + 2x INA219 up to 15amp

[...] If I remember correctly, this must go in line so all that current would have to pass through the traces on the board. Pretty sure it would melt or maybe sparks and flames. ;) [...] No, the current musn't go through the lines of the pcb. Unsolder the internal shunt resistor marked R100 off the...
by Wiki
19 Oct 2019, 13:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Calculating absolute humidity out of rules
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Re: Calculating absolute humidity out of rules

I did a little research with google and I think, I have found the source of the formula I am using: https://carnotcycle.wordpress.com/2012/08/04/how-to-convert-relative-humidity-to-absolute-humidity/ The formula itself I had found somewhere else (don't remember where), but if you scroll through the ...
by Wiki
18 Oct 2019, 23:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Calculating absolute humidity out of rules
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Re: Calculating absolute humidity out of rules

But nowhere I have found neither in the documentation of espeasy nor in this forum any information of the challenge 'out of rules'. Lack of docs? Or are you talking about dew point? I don't have a source at once at hand, but you can find this kind of calculation at least in the sources of: https://w...
by Wiki
18 Oct 2019, 19:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Calculating absolute humidity out of rules
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Calculating absolute humidity out of rules

Small project: I wanted to give a ventilation recommendation depending on indoor/outdoor humidity and temperature. As I learned by teacher google et al you need the absolute humidity to be compared. Calculating the absolute humidity needs a bunch of formulas, but I've found some sources where these ...
by Wiki
17 Sep 2019, 11:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: electrical power outage detection
Replies: 13
Views: 2672

Re: electrical power outage detection

Other idea: Take a relay "NC" (normally closed), powered by the power circuit of your freezer to connect the battery of your ESP on power loss.
by Wiki
06 Sep 2019, 14:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Nextion display plugin
Replies: 480
Views: 120169

Re: Nextion display plugin

I am running the Nextion now for almost one year and it is working perfectly for me. The last improvement was to use a Wemos D1 pro with external antenna to get a reliable Wifi communication. But that is not related to the plugin. Currently I am displaying the data of 12 sensors spread all over in m...
by Wiki
06 Sep 2019, 13:50
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: No wakeup after complete discharge of the batteries
Replies: 19
Views: 3187

Re: No wakeup after complete discharge of the batteries

It would be helpful to get an idea about your power supply scheme. Do you use a protection board for liion batteries? If yes, have a look at its datasheet. Most protection boards are starting the charging cycle after shutdown of the power supply caused by low voltage of the battery with very low cur...
by Wiki
06 Sep 2019, 13:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

Well, the heating of the solar panel is one thing. The worse thing is, that liion batteries don't like it being heated. They are aging pretty fast and in worst case they may exhaule tiny blue smoke - pretty fast, pretty loud and pretty hot. To get cables into and out of the boxes I am using this kin...
by Wiki
01 Sep 2019, 12:46
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Feedback required: New sets of plugins/controllers
Replies: 20
Views: 3724

Re: Feedback required: New sets of plugins/controllers

I forgot:

All of the "mobile" devices powered by battery using internal analogue input for monitoring its battery voltage.
by Wiki
01 Sep 2019, 12:30
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Feedback required: New sets of plugins/controllers
Replies: 20
Views: 3724

Re: Feedback required: New sets of plugins/controllers

Plugins used in different devices: DS18B20 &INA219 - battery monitoring DHT21 &OLED framed - Temperature &Humidity measurement and display Single BME/BMP280 - Temperature &Humidity measurement Single HC-SR04 - Cisterne monitoring Nextion, Thermocouple MAX6675 & DS18B20 - Display and switch almost al...
by Wiki
30 Aug 2019, 10:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

Ehm, I forgot: I would not place solar panel inside your transparent box together with the battery. On full sunlight temperatures inside the box may raise up to 50-60 °C caused by the heating of the panel.
by Wiki
30 Aug 2019, 08:47
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

Discharge behaviour of a modified (as linked above) Wemos D1 china clone with a pretty power consuming ultrasonic distance sensor (cisterne) driven only by 3000 mAh liion battery, no solar panel, deep sleep 30 mins, awake 5 secs, power supply of the sensor switched by a transistor.:
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by Wiki
29 Aug 2019, 13:01
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

[...] (getting headaches related to that TP-board) [...] There is no need to get headaches related to an TP4056 board. My solar-powered Temp/Humidity/Pressure Station (Stephenson screen 3D-printed ): Wetterstation.jpg using a modified Wemos D1 china clone as described here (as you can see, no big c...
by Wiki
28 Aug 2019, 13:26
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

Solar lamp recycling: The pcb of this tiny solar lamps mostly consist of a small chip like the QX5252F or similar, an inductor, a capacitor and a diode. The chip leads the current of the solar panel during day time directly unregulated to the battery, during night time the power of the battery to a ...
by Wiki
27 Aug 2019, 13:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

I am running an outdoor weather sensor equipped with a 6V 100mA solar panel outlined exactly as the above shown diagram, except the diode. It is performing pretty well. A 18650 battery, 2800 mAh, is sufficient to feed the board for app. five-seven weeks without any sunlight (depending on the chosen ...
by Wiki
04 Aug 2019, 11:57
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Problem with Wemos D1 pro mini
Replies: 33
Views: 5902

Re: Problem with Wemos D1 pro mini

Yes, they have a voltage regulator onboard. The pins of the esp are not 5V tolerant, its a 3,3V device.
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 22:08
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

Whom do you ask?
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 19:35
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

And I will give you a prophecy:

From now on these three devices will be more unstable than before if you let them run without reset or powercycle....
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 17:50
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

I doublechecked the functionality of the device by just moving it to a location with reasonable Wifi. I reduced the syslog level to info due to the huge amount of data which would be produced using debug level. Syslog attached.
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 16:57
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

Additional info: After flashing I went through the standard procedure of connecting to the device through the AP functionality and adding it to my Wifi using the standard setup procedure using the Web GUI (in an environment of normal Wifi conditions, not the hard conditions where it is running now)....
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 16:51
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

I have setup the deivce from scratch (means: blanked with blank_4MB.bin), flashed ESP_Easy_mega-20190716-15-PR_2514_normal_ESP8266_4M.bin Changes in Setup: activated UTP port 62888, added INA219 & DS18B20 as devices, publishing every 10 sec, switched on the onboard LED, set serial log to info, added...
by Wiki
29 Jul 2019, 13:54
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

I'd like to make you happy.

At my site a Wemos D1 China clone is waiting to be tested. Any suggestions/wishes, which of the 8266-4M files to use, any suggestions/wishes of specialized Wifi-configurations (i.e. fixed IP, reconnect, Wifi b/g,....)?
by Wiki
22 Jul 2019, 12:35
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Power consumption
Replies: 25
Views: 6554

Re: Power consumption

Just scroll up to my original post #11 and use the original link. Don't know what irfanaslam did to change the original link....
by Wiki
09 Jul 2019, 20:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Power consumption
Replies: 25
Views: 6554

Re: Power consumption

[...] - Disable any existing USB-serial adapter (also mentioned in the link posted by dynamicdave) - Use a FET with low quiescent current to switch on any sensor (does take an extra GPIO pin from the ESP to trigger the FET) [...] Disconnecting the USB-serial adapter is one of the most effective way...
by Wiki
09 Jul 2019, 11:30
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Power consumption
Replies: 25
Views: 6554

Re: Power consumption

Based on this post of ligeza I did some rough research on optimizing power consumption of a wemos D1 and posted the details of modifications and results here . After these modifications using just one 2800 mAh Liion battery gives a battery cycle of up to 70-90 days publishing the data of a BMP280 ev...
by Wiki
28 Jun 2019, 11:43
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

[...] {EDIT} I just spotted that my Sonoff unit running ESP_Easy_mega-20180522_normal_ESP8285_1024.bin has just rebooted! Isn't this supposed to be the reliable one? The display shows: Local Time 2019-06-26 14:16:20 Uptime 0 days 0 hours 37 minutes Load 7% (LC=11703) Free Mem 18288 (16912 - sendCon...
by Wiki
24 Jun 2019, 18:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar connector suggestions ?
Replies: 2
Views: 6325

Re: Solar connector suggestions ?

I don't know what exactly you are talking about because I don't have any idea what a solar panel antenna is.

But for outdoor power- and sensor connections I have best experiences with these plugs
by Wiki
24 Jun 2019, 18:28
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Will a Wemos D1 Mini connect to a Class-A network?
Replies: 2
Views: 5088

Re: Will a Wemos D1 Mini connect to a Class-A network?

Since 1 1/2 year I have one device connecting every 20 minutes (awaking from deep sleep) to a Class-A network - no problems at all noticed.
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 23:32
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

TD-er wrote:
23 Jun 2019, 23:02
[...]
The commit you mentioned, about changing yield() to backgroundtask() is included in 20180916, so if you can test that build, that would be great.
Öööhm, 20180916 is deleted :mrgreen:

But I will try a later one.
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 23:25
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

@georgep Nice to see you joining the party, I think your'e welcome. Recommendation: Don't put efforts in flashing devices and let them run if they have nothing to do. You will need at least some network traffic and some sensors to get an unstable device. Example from one node out of my node mesh: Un...
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 18:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

@TD-er: Don't misunderstand: In the past you were several times repeating, that the wd-issue began at the time when you were upgrading the development environment from 2.3 to 2.4. Thats not 100% true, the release of 22.05.2018 is built with core 2.4.1. I know, that getting the point where the proble...
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 15:58
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

Uptime of 17h or 20h are no sign to have found a solution. Unbenannt.JPG Currently used build: Unbenannt1.JPG The graph shows the uptime in minutes of a device, Wemos D1, INA219, DS18B20, MQTT to Domoticz, http to another server, connected to the other esp. As you can see, randomly the device is run...
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 12:56
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

Sorry, but flashing a version of 2019 will result in wd reboots again. The developers are assuming that the change from 2.3.0 to 2.4.0 is the reason for especially this problem, but thats not true.

...but nobody believes me.....
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 12:32
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

I'm sorry, I can't get a screenshot uploaded, getting the message "Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached."

The core version of the release 2018-05-22 is definitely 2.4.1
by Wiki
23 Jun 2019, 12:30
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

[...] About the mentioned 20-ish March 2018 build. I am pretty sure it is core 2.3.0 on that one. That's when all the trouble started, when I did change too many things at once and thus lost track of causes. [...] [...] The version they were running on before was dated on 22nd of May 2018 - without...
by Wiki
22 Jun 2019, 14:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Hardware Watchdog Reboots
Replies: 195
Views: 21499

Re: Hardware Watchdog Reboots

I did update almost all of my nodes early in January and the watchdog timeouts began instantly. The version they were running on before was dated on 22nd of May 2018 - without any wd timeouts and uptimes of >100 days. The only hint of this version was, that the resolution of the Dallas snsors was no...
by Wiki
18 Jun 2019, 11:34
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESPEasy to guard meter-box
Replies: 19
Views: 7401

Re: ESPEasy to guard meter-box

An useful UPS for the Raspi you find here: https://m.reichelt.de/raspberry-pi-usv- ... 69883.html. I am uwing it for a clean shutdown of the Raspi in my car.
by Wiki
03 Jun 2019, 22:25
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Nextion display plugin
Replies: 480
Views: 120169

Re: Nextion display plugin

Using softserial was no way to get the communication reliable. I disabled the serial log to get the standard RX/TX pins of my Wemos D1 free, connected the Nextion and configured the Nextion plugin accordingly, set to 57600 bd, no playing around with transistor, at least rock solid stable.
by Wiki
30 May 2019, 13:53
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: GPS P082 update rate
Replies: 8
Views: 680

Re: GPS P082 update rate

muppet96 wrote:
29 May 2019, 16:35
Thanks very much for all the effort you put into it and for sharing it. It's greatly appreciated.
Hi,
first of all a "welcome to the forum"
[OT on]
I have no relation to the developers, but let me gently ask the question: Did you read this already?
[/OT off]
by Wiki
15 May 2019, 13:54
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Temperature sensors - which are most precise?
Replies: 10
Views: 1177

Re: Temperature sensors - which are most precise?

Having a look at your Prototyping I would recommend to bring the sensors into clean, circulating air. Means at least a distance of 20cm or more to every concrete object. The way you have placed the different sensors is not suitable to get reliable data. Before comparing the readings you should give ...
by Wiki
15 May 2019, 11:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

These kind of boosters are consuming a lot of power even in idle. Better use a 6V rated solar panel and just attach the TP4056. If possible use the deep sleep, use the eco option of the current ESP Easy (Tools/Advanced section) and apply some modifications like described here: https://www.letscontro...
by Wiki
15 May 2019, 10:41
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Solar Power Supply
Replies: 60
Views: 4479

Re: Solar Power Supply

Booster makes no sense because if the solarpanel delivers not enough power for the TP4056 it will not deliver enough power for a booster either.
by Wiki
02 May 2019, 14:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: water level with ultrasonic distance meter - error readings
Replies: 15
Views: 2289

Re: water level with ultrasonic distance meter - error readings

[...] Arm with float and potentiometer to measure angle of this arm and calculate distance. [...] I think using a potentiometer will be problematic due to rough environment causing corrosion. Better way would be to use a MPU 6050 or similar in a sealed box for measuring the angle of the floating arm.
by Wiki
13 Apr 2019, 12:31
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Issue in Rules and sendtohttp
Replies: 11
Views: 858

Re: Issue in Rules and sendhttp

I don’t know if it works, but you can try.the following:
Download your rule to a.file
Open it using an editor
Put the SendToHTTP into one line without line wrap, save it
Goto http://<your ip>/upload and save the textfile to your device
by Wiki
10 Apr 2019, 10:23
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Access Device Info via Raspberry Pi
Replies: 20
Views: 2146

Re: Access Device Info via Raspberry Pi

Now you know, what I was talking about :mrgreen:
by Wiki
09 Apr 2019, 21:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sonoff POW + Hardware Watchdog
Replies: 17
Views: 1589

Re: Sonoff POW + Hardware Watchdog

The new engine is still in development. But you can fill every rule set up to 2048 bytes with event handlings. In the past there has been an issue with corrupting the rule set while saving if its bigger than app. 1K. So have a look if the rules are saved correctly.
by Wiki
09 Apr 2019, 17:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Access Device Info via Raspberry Pi
Replies: 20
Views: 2146

Re: Access Device Info via Raspberry Pi

To simply store the data on my Raspi I have chosen to write a small php script (Apache server is installed) and placed it under /var/www/html/Data.php. Example: <?php isset($_GET['value1']) ? $value1=$_GET['value1'] : $value1=''; isset($_GET['value2']) ? $value2=$_GET['value2'] : $value2=''; $jetzt ...