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by andy
11 Aug 2016, 23:27
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: ESP Easy development
Replies: 8
Views: 6074

Re: ESP Easy development

Martinus

It's been remarkable watching this firmware project grow over the last year. I've found it invaluable for our product development as well as personal projects around the property.

Can't wait to see what the future brings!! :shock: :o :D
by andy
08 Aug 2016, 17:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: New ESP8266 based board available
Replies: 7
Views: 6705

Re: New ESP8266 based board available

I'd really like to get input from all of you! Good, bad, indifferent - it's all valuable information for us as we move forward. There's been a lot of manuals and schematics downloaded, so I'm assuming many have had the chance to review and digest the design. We're running a promotional sale at the m...
by andy
01 Aug 2016, 18:50
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: New ESP8266 based board available
Replies: 7
Views: 6705

Re: New ESP8266 based board available

Thank you for your input, Costo - I really appreciate it! :D The board was designed for SMD components to keep it as compact as possible while still being something a competent DIY'er could build. This was my first exposure to SMD assembly, so I got to learn a new skill. Finding the components was a...
by andy
30 Jul 2016, 22:50
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: New ESP8266 based board available
Replies: 7
Views: 6705

Re: New ESP8266 based board available

Really sorry, all! :oops: Small glitch in the Matrix, all is well now. I've tested the fix and it works.
by andy
29 Jul 2016, 17:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: New ESP8266 based board available
Replies: 7
Views: 6705

New ESP8266 based board available

Dave mentioned in http://www.esp8266.nu/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1793 in the Hardware section there's a new ESP8266 control board available. This is something we've been working on over the last several months. It scratches a lot of our itches; primarily a small footprint that can take in a lot...
by andy
28 Jul 2016, 22:15
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: There's a new Thyng in town
Replies: 1
Views: 1856

Re: There's a new Thyng in town

All

Just to make things easier, here's a link to the ESPEverythyng-885 manual.

Let us know what you think!
by andy
28 Jul 2016, 00:12
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP12, rules question
Replies: 15
Views: 6636

Re: ESP12, rules question

Look thru http://www.esp8266.nu/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1431. Let us know if this helps.
by andy
06 Jul 2016, 22:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

Okay, the R78 may be the problem. I'm using 105. If you look on the site now, you'll find version 108 is the latest stable version. Try uploading that and see if it helps.
by andy
06 Jul 2016, 19:43
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

A quick Google search turns up some recurring problems if you are sending more than 84 characters to ThingSpeak. See http://www.esp8266.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1952 for a discussion on that. You may want to check the string length you're trying to send.
by andy
20 Jun 2016, 20:24
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Cases, casings, mounts, housings and 3D printing designs
Replies: 10
Views: 7877

Re: Cases, casings, mounts, housings and 3D printing designs

Find dduley on this forum. He's big into 3D printing.
by andy
11 May 2016, 20:25
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Thingspeak with two devices
Replies: 9
Views: 14946

Re: Thingspeak with two devices

I don't believe you can. ThingSpeak requires a 15 second message delay, so that pretty much guarantees you cannot sync them up.
by andy
10 May 2016, 22:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Cannot connect to CloudMQTT
Replies: 7
Views: 4848

Re: Cannot connect to CloudMQTT

Thanks for the suggestion. I previously had Mosquitto installed on a Raspberry Pi and working great. The problem is my pi is good for a week or two, then corrupts the micro sd card and has to be reinstalled from scratch and configured. Yes, there are ways to harden a pi to avoid these issues, but I ...
by andy
09 May 2016, 23:29
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Cannot connect to CloudMQTT
Replies: 7
Views: 4848

Cannot connect to CloudMQTT

I'm trying to set up a cloud-based MQTT broker, and have settled on CloudMQTT (https://www.cloudmqtt.com) as a starting point. I've started with the Cute Cat free plan to try it out and see if I want to take it farther. My question is: How do I connect to it? I've tried configuring the ESP as Domoti...
by andy
28 Apr 2016, 20:43
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Help with Rules
Replies: 13
Views: 6629

Re: Help with Rules

That's a piece of cake too. Replace "all" with either "sun" "mon" "tue" etc - you get the idea.
by andy
28 Apr 2016, 20:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Wimos and FS300A
Replies: 13
Views: 5759

Re: Wimos and FS300A

GPIO inputs are 3.3V max, except Tout, or ADO, which is 1V max.
by andy
28 Apr 2016, 20:29
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Help with Rules
Replies: 13
Views: 6629

Re: Help with Rules

Sure. The following assumes GPIO 5 going low turns on your geyser and high turns it off. Adjust the code as appropriate for your setup. on Clock#Time=all,05:00 do GPIO,5,0 endon on Clock#Time=all,08:00 do GPIO,5,1 endon on Clock#Time=all,17:00 do GPIO,5,0 endon on Clock#Time=all,20:00 do GPIO,5,1 en...
by andy
28 Apr 2016, 18:17
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: ESP Easy Pulse count problem / bug
Replies: 11
Views: 13220

Re: ESP Easy Pulse count problem / bug

I may have found a clue. Line 27 in _P003_Pulse.ino states: Device[deviceCount].VType = SENSOR_TYPE_SINGLE; ...which indicates to me it may only report one value to ThingSpeak (my issue in another thread) and may only apply a formula to the first result. If you look at line 23 in _P005_DHT.ino, you'...
by andy
27 Apr 2016, 01:52
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Monitoring GPIO and PCFGPIO outputs
Replies: 7
Views: 8279

Re: Monitoring GPIO and PCFGPIO outputs

That's really cool! Now I can test if the pump is on to know it's safe to inject chlorine into the pool plumbing.
by andy
26 Apr 2016, 20:42
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: ThingSpeak not picking up 3-value sensors
Replies: 3
Views: 5108

ThingSpeak not picking up 3-value sensors

I've got a momentary switch between GPIO 4 and GND, but am reading it like a pulse counter. It's working so far (have to set mSec Debounce to 2000), but my problem is getting the values to ThingSpeak. The Pulse Counter returns three values: Count, Total, and Time. Count is the number of counts recei...
by andy
26 Apr 2016, 01:24
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Thingspeak with two devices
Replies: 9
Views: 14946

Re: Thingspeak with two devices

I've been having problems with thingspeak too; sensors that report 2 fields work ok because that is sent in one message, but all subsequent messages are sent too quickly for thingspeak. To prove this, i added a 15sec delay to the end of the thingspeak publishing routine, and now all sensors are wor...
by andy
25 Apr 2016, 16:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Rules examples
Replies: 41
Views: 40771

Re: Rules examples

Booleans do not work, so just set up enough rules. Also, you may want to define on and off events, then call them with rules: On thermon do mcpgpio,23,1 gpio,0,1 endon On thermoff do mcpgpio,23,0 gpio,0,0 endon on temp1#Temperature<38 do if [occupied#Output]=1 event,thermon endon Creating events fr...
by andy
24 Apr 2016, 23:43
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Rules examples
Replies: 41
Views: 40771

Re: Rules examples

I was wondering if its possible to use an 'OR' function here is my attempt at a thermostat control based on occupancy (the Or doesn't seem to work?) on temp1#Temperature>40 or occupied#Output=0 do mcpgpio,23,0 gpio,0,0 endon on temp1#Temperature<38 do if [occupied#Output]=1 mcpgpio,23,1 gpio,0,1 en...
by andy
22 Apr 2016, 00:17
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Clock#Time not logging frequently enough
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Re: Clock#Time not logging frequently enough

Does this unit have many tasks? I'm measuring a DHT11 and a ds18b20. I've got an I2C bus with an ADS1115 and six relays on it. TASKS: Uptime Wifi Strength DHT11 Temp & Humidity ds18b20 temperature 0.5 - 4.5 VDC signal on ADS1115 RULES: On boot set pcfgpio 1 & 2 to 1 On Clock#Time = 8.00 set...
by andy
18 Apr 2016, 17:21
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Clock#Time not logging frequently enough
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Clock#Time not logging frequently enough

Sometimes my pump relay does not trigger on the Clock#Time event. It seems there are times that more than a minute elapses before ESP reports a new time. For instance, I will see 13:59 registered in the log, but it will miss registering 14:00. It will register 14:01, but by then I've missed the 14:0...
by andy
15 Apr 2016, 01:45
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Mark's Blog on HC-SR04 Alarm via Email
Replies: 21
Views: 12474

Re: Mark's Blog on HC-SR04 Alarm via Email

Any movement on this yet? I'd like to see it implemented also. I can Tweet a message via ThingSpeak, but I'd prefer something not reliant on a third party if possible.
by andy
14 Apr 2016, 20:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: How do I read an input only when a condition is met?
Replies: 2
Views: 2032

Re: How do I read an input only when a condition is met?

I want to display the pool water temperature realtime value and trend. I'll have that on my personal website; friends and family will be able to tell what the water's like from where ever they are. I will also use an average daily value to compare against chlorine load, but that's down the road a bi...
by andy
14 Apr 2016, 17:41
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: How do I read an input only when a condition is met?
Replies: 2
Views: 2032

How do I read an input only when a condition is met?

How would you guys tackle this one? I'm using a db18b20 to measure pool water temperature in a pipe near the pump. When the pump is running, the water in the pipe is the same temperature as the water in the pool. When the pump is off, the water in the pipe is static and the temperature begins to dri...
by andy
11 Apr 2016, 19:49
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

Here's the ESPEasy Configuration page (I've edited out the API key, SSID & SSID Pword):
ThingSpeak Config1.jpg
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by andy
11 Apr 2016, 19:47
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

Here's the ESPEasy Tasks setup:
ThingSpeak Tasks.jpg
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by andy
11 Apr 2016, 19:46
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

Here's the ESPEasy Advanced setup:
ThingSpeak Advanced.jpg
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by andy
11 Apr 2016, 19:09
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: Thingspeak publish template example

Here's what my ThingSpeak channel looks like:
Thingspeak Display.jpg
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by andy
11 Apr 2016, 19:08
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: Thingspeak publish template example

Thanks to dduley for figuring this one out! :D In ThingSpeak, you set up your channels as Field 1, Field 2, etc. You can add a name for each field, but the magic is the field number. You need to put the Field Number as the IDX/Variable for each device you want to chart. Thingspeak Configuration.jpg
by andy
08 Apr 2016, 22:39
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

Re: Thingspeak publish template example

Okay, slight brain fade on my part. I see there is a ThingSpeak protocol (see http://www.esp8266.nu/index.php/EasyProtocols#ThingSpeak). I've added my API key and filled in the IP address and port as shown in the link. It's definitely writing something to ThingSpeak: HTTP : connecting to 184.106.153...
by andy
08 Apr 2016, 17:27
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

Drum wrote:Try using "All" instead of the day... Based on below it could work. ;)
String weekDays = F("AllSunMonTueWedThuFriSat");
Drum, you're a rockstar! :idea: That worked great.
by andy
08 Apr 2016, 00:42
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Bots on the rampage!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1804

Re: Bots on the rampage!!!

Stuntteam wrote:Yeah.. happens every now and then.. we shot it ;)
The only good bot is a dead bot.
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by andy
07 Apr 2016, 23:20
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: Bots on the rampage!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1804

Bots on the rampage!!!

Seems we've got a bot on the loose!!
by andy
07 Apr 2016, 19:21
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example
Replies: 14
Views: 13160

[FIXED] Thingspeak publish template example

Original Post: I've been searching for example entries for the Publish Template to send data to a Thingspeak channel. So far all I've gotten is confused. :? Anybody have a straight forward example of how this should be filled out? Maybe there's a wiki I haven't found? Here’s how to do it: ThingSpeak...
by andy
07 Apr 2016, 19:13
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

Okay, that's working now. :D Is there a way now to test just the time, instead of the day and time combined? For instance, if I want a relay to trigger every day at 08:00 for 4 hours, I currently have to either set up seven rules to trigger on each day at 08:00 with a 4 hour timer, or wait for (say)...
by andy
31 Mar 2016, 01:47
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: Flow sensor - ESP not starting-up if connected?
Replies: 12
Views: 7874

Re: Flow sensor - ESP not starting-up if connected?

JR01 wrote:...snip...(PS - did you know a shower consumes 29L of hot water only ???)
I bet my granddaughter uses more than that!!! :shock:
by andy
30 Mar 2016, 20:10
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: global sync
Replies: 13
Views: 8537

Re: global sync

kr0815 wrote:No, they all will comunicate with / through your access point, the esp is just a network device, doesn´t span a own network
Fair enough, I can work with that too. Very cool feature.
by andy
30 Mar 2016, 17:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

Martinus wrote:R94 on github should work with clock events and rules.
Sweet! I'll compile and load when I get home tonight and see how it goes. Can't wait! :D
by andy
30 Mar 2016, 17:31
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: global sync
Replies: 13
Views: 8537

Re: global sync

Just created an initial Wiki page to get you started: http://www.esp8266.nu/index.php/EasyGlobalSync What a cool feature! If this works the way I hope it does, I've got some great uses for it. Suppose I have a string of 10 ESP's (ESP-1 thru ESP-10) spaced 15 meters apart. ESP-10 will be 135 m from ...
by andy
30 Mar 2016, 17:23
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: MLX90614
Replies: 18
Views: 10460

Re: MLX90614

I don't think he's got a GPIO 4-5 swap issue. He's getting the right result from the output of his sketch, so the I²C interface is working. Look at _P024_MLX90614.ino, line 30 and 31. It takes a value, multiplies by .02 and subtracts 273.15. If you work ngc's result of 1037.55 backwards thru the equ...
by andy
30 Mar 2016, 16:25
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

Thank you, Martinus, I appreciate the reply! I really like the rules option. In my application it's important for the ESP to control relays based on inputs in case the wifi is lost. Otherwise I would handle it thru MQTT. I hope 'experimental' doesn't mean they're considered expendable, and work cont...
by andy
29 Mar 2016, 23:48
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: MLX90614
Replies: 18
Views: 10460

Re: MLX90614

First things first - did you put an entry in the IDX field? See the image and make sure you put something in the IDX field:
ESPEasy1.png
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by andy
29 Mar 2016, 22:15
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: MLX90614
Replies: 18
Views: 10460

Re: MLX90614

Make sure you enter some value for IDX/Var: This number is used with Domoticz MQTT. You will need an entry there even if you do not use Domoticz. I usually just throw in 110 or 150 or 222 or whatever three digit number strikes my fancy. As for graphing, no, ESP doesn't do that. You will need to conn...
by andy
29 Mar 2016, 21:13
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

I'm using NTP: us.pool.ntp.org with -8 Timezone Offset and DST enabled.

The Rules section starts around line 1735 in Misc.ino, NTP is line 1670 in the same file. I'm not quite able to tell how the code is working. :oops:
by andy
29 Mar 2016, 20:34
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [FIXED] Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event
Replies: 22
Views: 13190

Re: Problem with Rules - Clock#Time event

Does anybody know if it's possible to put modifiers in the Event call? For instance, if I could do something like:

Code: Select all

on right(Clock#Time,5)=10:55 do
then it would ignore all but the 5 rightmost characters. Of course, that doesn't work, but something similar perhaps?
by andy
29 Mar 2016, 18:37
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: [Fixed] TimeZone Offset not working
Replies: 1
Views: 1857

Re: TimeZone Offset not working

I seem to have gotten this to work on an ESP I have at the office. I'll have to check the differences with the unit I have at home, but here's what I've got to work: NTP Hostname: us.pool.ntp.org Timezone Offset: -8 DST: Checked (Daylight standard time in effect now) It did require a hard reboot, bu...