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by kenkoknz
15 May 2019, 09:15
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: run more than one command in tools menu?
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: run more than one command in tools menu?

Hi Grovkillen, thanks for clarifying that.
by kenkoknz
12 May 2019, 09:57
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: run more than one command in tools menu?
Replies: 2
Views: 83

run more than one command in tools menu?

Hi,
Can you run more than one command in the tools menu, if so how do you separated the commands?
Thanks,
by kenkoknz
09 May 2019, 02:02
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: PCA9685 works with leds but not with servos
Replies: 9
Views: 927

Re: PCA9685 works with leds but not with servos

Hi,
Still trying to make servo to work on pca9685, pmw with led works fine, it looks some sw timing adjustments, anyone have any ideas?
Thanks,
Ken
by kenkoknz
27 Apr 2019, 04:41
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: 7seg disp tm1637 not working in relESP_Easy_mega-20190425_dev_ESP8266_4M.bin
Replies: 0
Views: 65

7seg disp tm1637 not working in relESP_Easy_mega-20190425_dev_ESP8266_4M.bin

Hi,

Just like to report that the 7seg tm1637 is not working with ESP_Easy_mega-20190425_dev_ESP8266_4M.bin. When I try any command 7dx,xxxx the system locks for a while and nothing happens with the display. I went back to mega-20190121 and the display is working ok .
Cheers,
Ken
by kenkoknz
05 Apr 2019, 01:33
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: what is best android push notification app for espeasy?
Replies: 1
Views: 215

what is best android push notification app for espeasy?

Hi,
What is the easiest way to get push notification to android phone apart from email and twitter? Preferable with a http get call.
Thanks,
Ken
by kenkoknz
08 Feb 2019, 08:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: How to publish to get the value or state of the gpio?
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: How to publish to get the value or state of the gpio?

Hi, Was a typo above, I did set: Name:switch Value:sw1 " Idea was to "poll" the esp (via mqtt) at any time to return a status of the gpio pin in the esp . The esp will mqtt listen(sniff) for a "poll" and response with a publish of the gpio status. I am just not sure with the syntax of the publish co...
by kenkoknz
07 Feb 2019, 21:14
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: How to publish to get the value or state of the gpio?
Replies: 3
Views: 218

How to publish to get the value or state of the gpio?

Hi, I want to poll a gpio to see what the pin status is, how do I use publish to get the value or state of the gpio? device nset in gpio 0 as a switch Name: switch, Value: swi I tried on the rules command: publish,/wemos01/gpio/0,[switch#sw1] but only shows "[switch#sw1] not the value. Not much info...
by kenkoknz
06 Feb 2019, 21:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: reading an input switch over mqtt
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: reading an input switch over mqtt

If you just want to send to mqtt the state of the switch, you can just tick the send to controller box, presuming you have set the mqtt broker correctly in controller, it will sent the state of the switch every time it changes state (interval set to 0) without the need to use any rules. I had it wor...
by kenkoknz
05 Feb 2019, 22:33
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: reading an input switch over mqtt
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: reading an input switch over mqtt

what did you set the switch type to?
by kenkoknz
30 Jan 2019, 04:12
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ir device
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: ir device

Oh, just found it, did not see it that it is a separate binary. So with the IR binary, I gather that storage must be quite big with all the ir codes otherwise it could just be added to the normal bin device dropdown. Are some features of the normal espeasy taken out to accommodate the ir features? I...
by kenkoknz
30 Jan 2019, 03:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ir device
Replies: 1
Views: 134

ir device

Hi,
Trying to emulate a remote for my tv and home theater. Are any ir devices in the test or dev binaries?
Using latest "mega-20190121 test" and also tried "mega-20190121 dev" but cant find anything relating to ir in the devices tab (I thought it may be in communications).
Thanks,
Ken
by kenkoknz
16 Jan 2019, 08:03
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: sonoff alternative?
Replies: 0
Views: 207

sonoff alternative?

Hi,
Anyone know about the broadlink SC1? could be a sonoff alternative?
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by kenkoknz
01 Jan 2019, 03:28
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: RPIEasy
Replies: 134
Views: 7686

Re: RPIEasy

Hi Shardan, Thanks for that, found the file using the gui file manager. I am just amaze that the pi can multi task so many servers at the same time, as the pi now has vnc desktop at 5900, ssh, node red at 1880, and now rpieasy at 8080 and all working, is there a limit to number of servers the pi can...
by kenkoknz
31 Dec 2018, 23:51
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: RPIEasy
Replies: 134
Views: 7686

Re: RPIEasy

Hi, Great work! tried installing on pi3, but displays command not found? Log below: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ git clone https://github.com/enesbcs/rpieasy.git Cloning into 'rpieasy'... remote: Enumerating objects: 100, done. remote: Counting objects: 100% (100/100), done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% ...
by kenkoknz
17 Dec 2018, 20:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%
Replies: 9
Views: 544

Re: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%

I was not thinking as fast as you!
Thanks and have a good holiday, you deserve one.

Ken,
NZ
by kenkoknz
17 Dec 2018, 09:39
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%
Replies: 9
Views: 544

Re: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%

Yep works with a timer delay, got it down to timer delay of 3 sec or more works, but under 3 secs does not work.
Thanks
by kenkoknz
17 Dec 2018, 09:22
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ESP Easy Flasher
Replies: 106
Views: 27998

Re: ESP Easy Flasher

Hi, Version mega 20181216; Just a minor in convenience, as I normally set the scree to 125% (win7) to make it eaisier for my eyes; I am missing the bottom part of the flasher gui, does not seems to able to scale or resize, so I cant click flash. However if I change display size back to 100% it is ok...
by kenkoknz
16 Dec 2018, 22:35
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%
Replies: 9
Views: 544

Re: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%

Hi, Works when I type the the cmd 7dn,%ip4% on the web interface, however with the rule it does not work: on system#boot do Pulse,2,0,1000 7dn,%ip4% endon The idea is of course to display the last ip oclet on start. Am I missing something? Environment: Unit: 5 GIT version: mega-20181216 Local Time: ...
by kenkoknz
16 Dec 2018, 21:19
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: tm1637 to display some alpha chracters?
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: tm1637 to display some alpha chracters?

Where is the link to feature request?
Thanks
by kenkoknz
16 Dec 2018, 20:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: tm1637 to display some alpha chracters?
Replies: 6
Views: 384

tm1637 to display some alpha chracters?

Hi,

Just a feature request to the developer of the TM1637 plugin, is it possible to display some alpha chars(perhaps like 7da,abc? I know it at least some possible combinations of the segments can display abcdefghijlnoprsuy.

Thanks
by kenkoknz
16 Dec 2018, 19:40
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%
Replies: 9
Views: 544

Re: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%

Hi @grovkillen, Must be magic, it just works, so simple! I was thinking something complex like putting it in as a variable and using substrings, mid functions in rules (if espeasy has those functions). Now I can have low costs tm1637 in all my espeasy to show the ip without having to use fing or int...
by kenkoknz
16 Dec 2018, 11:26
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%
Replies: 9
Views: 544

how to extract only the last 3 digits of %ip%

Hi,
What is the easiest way to extract the last 3 digits of %ip%? (so I can display in a 4 digit 7seg led)
Thanks
Ken
by kenkoknz
15 Nov 2018, 00:44
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Using SendtoHttp for router reset
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Using SendtoHttp for router reset

Hi All, Trying to make a simple router reset switch i.e. when internet is disconnected, power router on off. I am aware that we can resort to Ping Plugin, but that means having to compile,etc as Ping is not in the latest Mega (although in the pipeline) yet, also TDer mention side effects of holding ...
by kenkoknz
06 Nov 2018, 02:23
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: getting status/LWT "connection lost" and last data value
Replies: 1
Views: 272

getting status/LWT "connection lost" and last data value

Hi, On one of the esp01, I am now getting status/LWT "connection lost" and also the last data value even after I have switch off the esp when I subscribe to /%sysname%/# I take it has something to do with QOS, LWT and retained messages. How do I clear the LWT retained message, ie the last data value...
by kenkoknz
01 Nov 2018, 06:52
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Added Special Case to allow Servo to be disabled
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Added Special Case to allow Servo to be disabled

Hi @whatsupskip, Thank you and good spotting, this is exactly what I am looking to stop servo creep on a 360 servo I modified, see post: http://www.letscontrolit.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5996 Tested it (Release mega-20181030) and works perfectly. Quick question for developers, does all new upda...
by kenkoknz
29 Oct 2018, 01:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: 360 servo and position control
Replies: 0
Views: 299

360 servo and position control

Hi, I modified a mini servo to 360 turn rotation and got it working with the servo command in espeasy. 1. Is there a "detach" servo command (present in arduino) for espeasy? This may be useful as this will stop servo buzzing with normal servo, and in the 360 will also stop creeping if we cannot get ...
by kenkoknz
26 Oct 2018, 00:43
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: is there any to mark a post/topic for futher reference?
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: is there any to mark a post/topic for futher reference?

Great, I can marking the topics starting with this one! How do I list the bookmark? Oh, just found it.

Thanks
by kenkoknz
25 Oct 2018, 03:52
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: is there any to mark a post/topic for futher reference?
Replies: 4
Views: 362

is there any to mark a post/topic for futher reference?

Hi, The espeasy forum is a vast useful knowledge base, I have came across many topics that help me with the esp journey, and many of them are very usefull information that I know I will use one day, however sometimes I cannot find a particular topic I found before, and it is frustrating as it takes ...
by kenkoknz
16 Oct 2018, 01:39
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers
Replies: 53
Views: 5572

Re: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers

Hi, Just received programmer, as ``Meek" said you guys are just unbelievable giving your time to develop espeasy, answering the forum, and now giving us presents and that taking time to administer and post the programmer. Other commercial organisation can really learn bit from you about happy custom...
by kenkoknz
02 Oct 2018, 06:43
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: how to http post
Replies: 0
Views: 266

how to http post

Hi, I am trying to trigger a microsoft flow event using a http post request. I have done "http get" no problems, but what is the best way and how do I send a http post request in espeasy? To trigger the microsoft flow, I have to post below, I try it using Postman and it works: https://prod-12.austra...
by kenkoknz
20 Sep 2018, 10:36
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: locked topic for issues with releases
Replies: 8
Views: 715

Re: locked topic for issues with releases

Hi,
The "Release Information [Sticky]" is really useful for us to refer to for proven issues with release. This saves us a lot of time.
Thanks again,
Ken
by kenkoknz
17 Sep 2018, 03:47
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Rules triggering on startup
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Rules triggering on startup

Hi,
Depending on which FW ver u use, the delay may not work.
by kenkoknz
14 Sep 2018, 00:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: values in device tab not changing?
Replies: 2
Views: 347

values in device tab not changing?

Hi hw:nodemcu v3 fw: GIT version: mega-20180903 Setup: simple mqtt topic to turn on blue led in nodemcu. Works good, I can send a mqtt topic to turn the led on or off, but on the GUI config under device tab, the value(green field) stay at "1" and does not change, yet every thing seems to work.: log ...
by kenkoknz
12 Sep 2018, 05:58
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers
Replies: 53
Views: 5572

Re: Giveaway! 20pcs of programmers

Hi, I don't want to post this just to be complementary to win something, but this is what I think: The name says it all esp easy, it is EASY! Arguable the easiest and fastest platform to get something working fast with esp devices I came across. 1. Just load Espeasy firmware, hook up the hardware, c...
by kenkoknz
12 Sep 2018, 05:24
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: BIG announcement, the future of ESP Easy. [READ THIS IF YOU LOVE OUR FW]
Replies: 67
Views: 21226

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

Hi Grovkillen and TDer, I am thinking more of a "think big" strategic growth path: 1. Stabalise firmware version, stable versions will incur a nominal charge to download, dev and test and versions would still be free; Normal stable versions will have some limitations (maybe only 1k rule size,etc.), ...
by kenkoknz
12 Sep 2018, 04:21
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: De-Bounce for reed switch?
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: De-Bounce for reed switch?

Exactly as what @grovkillen said, I have not tested it but maybe along the lines of (have to press it longer than 1sec, I am not sure if TimerSet works for 0.5): On ReedSwitch#Open do TimerSet,1,1 EndOn On Rules#Timer=1 do If [ReedSwitch#Open]=0 // 0 or 1 depends on what state you are looking for. /...
by kenkoknz
12 Sep 2018, 02:03
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: locked topic for issues with releases
Replies: 8
Views: 715

Re: locked topic for issues with releases

Hi, Its great, however that also means extra work for you guys, to avoid extra workload on you developers, I was more thinking of just starting a "locked topic" or "locked forum title" in the index for now; so that forum users can just post any new release related issues there, hopefully it will be ...
by kenkoknz
11 Sep 2018, 03:00
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: 2 Bricked Wemos D1 Mini & Node MCU
Replies: 7
Views: 868

Re: 2 Bricked Wemos D1 Mini & Node MCU

Hi,
@grovekillen, Re the blank bin file, is the file the same for 1mbyte and 4mbyte? ie can you used it for both esp01 and nodemcus?
Thanks,
Ken
by kenkoknz
10 Sep 2018, 23:39
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: locked topic for issues with releases
Replies: 8
Views: 715

locked topic for issues with releases

Hi Moderators, Can I suggest a locked topic under software for any posts with "issues with new releases". Recently there have been a few, but spread over different topics and index. I guess the idea is for us to test the new releases, which is great, however the testing outcomes and issues are repor...
by kenkoknz
10 Sep 2018, 00:57
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rules: delay
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

Re: rules: delay

Hi, thanks for advice, after much investigation and head scratching: 1. Delay function does not work for me in rules as TD-er said (I was using mega-20180903), however I followed with interest @Grovkillen garage door project https://testoftimes.com/2017/09/29/hormann-remote-controlled-garage-port-co...
by kenkoknz
08 Sep 2018, 05:17
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: rules: delay
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

rules: delay

Hi, I cant seems to get delay to work. On boot, I want the onboard blue led on a nodemcu to be on for 3 sec before doing anything, so just a simple delay or pause for 3 sec. on System#Boot do GPIO,0,1 // set gpio0 high GPIO,2,0 // turn on blue led Delay 3000 GPIO,2,1 //turn off blue led endon The le...
by kenkoknz
07 Sep 2018, 03:21
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Esp easy Mega - NodeMCU v3 - HC-SR04
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

Re: Esp easy Mega - NodeMCU v3 - HC-SR04

Hi, Just an idea and could be a big ask, maybe a locked thread on "issues with releases", (especially proven ones). I personally had issues with http send parsing with version mega-20180722 and proved that it works with other versions, and there is recent thread "error with updates" on ver mega 2018...
by kenkoknz
04 Sep 2018, 23:59
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: moisture sensor
Replies: 63
Views: 5065

Re: moisture sensor

Hi,
Good write up. I noticed that the system is powered by a power bank, as a matter of interest how long does it last. Another thought as stage 2, is to add in "sleep" function this could extend battery life considerably and also your students could learn about the sleep function.
Cheers,
Ken
by kenkoknz
01 Sep 2018, 00:39
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: mqtt connection droping off every few days
Replies: 3
Views: 374

Re: mqtt connection droping off every few days

Thanks guys, great responsiveness and support. The log about mqtt state will be a big help. As there are so many variables. I will first update the firmware to latest (I was using mega-20180723), then try replacing the esp01 to see if there is any difference.
Thanks,
Ken
by kenkoknz
31 Aug 2018, 08:52
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: mqtt connection droping off every few days
Replies: 3
Views: 374

mqtt connection droping off every few days

Hi, I have a simple ds18b20 set up on a esp01 with regulated buck psu, updating broker.hivemq every 30s. Works good except I have to reconnect the mqtt broker every few days, the connection to the broker seems to drop out, with publish failed, did not show connect failure. To get it going I have to ...
by kenkoknz
20 Aug 2018, 11:54
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Public MQTT Broker not working
Replies: 10
Views: 1395

Re: Public MQTT Broker not working

Have you try broker.hivemq? I use hivemq and it works good without any problems. I also tried adafruit.io and that also works.
Ken
by kenkoknz
20 Aug 2018, 03:33
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Public MQTT Broker not working
Replies: 10
Views: 1395

Re: Public MQTT Broker not working

Looks like you tried just about everything. Probably this may not be your solution, but just on the off chance, try changing the subscribe and publish topic to without the leading slashes ie:

Controller Subscribe:OWNSUBJECT/#
Controller Publish:OWNSUBJECT/Status

try on a fresh esp.

Cheers,
Ken
by kenkoknz
20 Aug 2018, 03:26
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: mqtt topic structure best practice; leading slash or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: mqtt topic structure best practice; leading slash or not?

Hi @grovkillen,
Thanks for that, as most of the other protocols have leading /, perhaps might be handy to include in the protocol for controllers drop down, a generic mqtt protocal without leading / i.e:
%sysname%/#
%sysname%/%tskname%/%valname%
Cheers,
Ken
by kenkoknz
18 Aug 2018, 02:02
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: mqtt topic structure best practice; leading slash or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 573

mqtt topic structure best practice; leading slash or not?

Hi, Can some expert advice me re best and fail safe practice for constructing mqtt topic sentences. My environment uses various wemos and sopoff loaded with mega using standard default OH mqtt protocol; hivemq and node-red , so far been good. However I am a bit perplex, as all the topics all start l...
by kenkoknz
17 Aug 2018, 01:50
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Stable Version ?
Replies: 4
Views: 994

Re: Stable Version ?

Hi
Can you tell me the differences between:

normal, test, and dev

Thanks,
Ken