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by manjh
06 Mar 2019, 16:41
Forum: RFLink: Nederlands support forum
Topic: Werkende hardware uit china..
Replies: 22
Views: 8142

Re: Werkende hardware uit china..

Dylantje wrote:
06 Mar 2019, 15:44
manjh wrote:
06 Mar 2019, 14:31
ik zie diverse modellen en prijzen... tip?

tsja welke zie je???
Goedkoopste werken en dure ook...
Hmmm... $25 ongeveer, plus een paar pir sensors van 8 tot 10 per stuk. Loopt lekker op!
by manjh
06 Mar 2019, 14:31
Forum: RFLink: Nederlands support forum
Topic: Werkende hardware uit china..
Replies: 22
Views: 8142

Re: Werkende hardware uit china..

ik zie diverse modellen en prijzen... tip?
by manjh
06 Mar 2019, 13:46
Forum: RFLink: Nederlands support forum
Topic: Werkende hardware uit china..
Replies: 22
Views: 8142

Re: Werkende hardware uit china..

Leeft dit topic nog? Ik gebruik enkele Chinese PIR sensors. Zolang er nog fut in de batterij zit doen ze het goed, maar zodra de batterij spanning "valt" zijn ze onbetrouwbaar. Soms werken ze, soms niet. Ik had liever dat ze er gewoon mee ophielden, dan weet je tenminste waar je aan toe bent. Grapp...
by manjh
06 Mar 2019, 12:30
Forum: RFLink: Nederlands support forum
Topic: Werkende hardware uit china..
Replies: 22
Views: 8142

Re: Werkende hardware uit china..

Leeft dit topic nog? Ik gebruik enkele Chinese PIR sensors. Zolang er nog fut in de batterij zit doen ze het goed, maar zodra de batterij spanning "valt" zijn ze onbetrouwbaar. Soms werken ze, soms niet. Ik had liever dat ze er gewoon mee ophielden, dan weet je tenminste waar je aan toe bent. Grappi...
by manjh
26 Feb 2019, 22:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

My favourite Chinese shop sells a very cheap device that can be plugged into the USB power supply, and then the cable to your device plugs into the Chinese device. It shows V and A. I did not search for the cheapest, but I know there are several differend kinds for varying prices. This is worth havi...
by manjh
13 Feb 2019, 12:20
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

It is still strange that the bin file listed as 1M, does not fit into a 1M memory... :oops:
by manjh
12 Feb 2019, 23:56
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

megamarco83 wrote:
12 Feb 2019, 22:06
yes, right, i did in this way for my esp01, but sometimes is hard to reach some esp located in my house
I know the feeling...😢😢😢
by manjh
12 Feb 2019, 21:59
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Do what I do, when all else fails: dig out the ESP unit, bring it to your desk, and use an old-fashioned USB cable to connect to serial. This way you should be able to load.
by manjh
12 Feb 2019, 21:56
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Radon detection?
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Re: Radon detection?

Nothing? I'm surprised. Radon is becoming a big issue in some parts of the world, so I expected people would be into detection!
by manjh
11 Feb 2019, 17:31
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Oh, from R147 to mega is a no-no using OTA. I'd say you should not fix what's not broken or if you really need new features you need to connect the unit to a PC and do the complete new flash. Just remember to document everything you want to reconfigure! Yep, my thoughts exactly. "If it ain't broken...
by manjh
11 Feb 2019, 17:08
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Great, just my luck. I use a mix of Mega and B147. I could upgrade, but some units are hidden away and I don't feel like digging them out for this reason. Upgrading OTA does not always work from B147 to Mega, I found out the hard way. Needs a physical USB connection to get things right. So, I am ba...
by manjh
10 Feb 2019, 21:59
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Does that make sense? Yep, Added around August 2017: https://github.com/letscontrolit/ESPEasy/pull/485 Great, just my luck. I use a mix of Mega and B147. I could upgrade, but some units are hidden away and I don't feel like digging them out for this reason. Upgrading OTA does not always work from B...
by manjh
07 Feb 2019, 18:41
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

The sysday solution seems to work for Mega units, not so good for build 147.
Does that make sense?
by manjh
02 Feb 2019, 09:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

grovkillen wrote:
01 Feb 2019, 19:00
I'm no longer working for Senseair. Some weeks ago we decided to let go of each other. I'm too committed to ESP Easy to give Senseair enough love on a daily basis. I'm still selling sensors and am very closely connected to the company.
Wow, that's surprising! What will you do now?
by manjh
31 Jan 2019, 16:44
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Hi yes i wrote wrong "endon" miss the "n" but i try again with this code: On %uptime%=644 do timerSet 1,58 endon on Rules#Timer=1 do WifiDisconnect Reboot endon but esp is not reboot. here the log 38582470: WD : Uptime 643 ConnectFailures 0 FreeMem 14168 WiFiStatus 3 38612461: WD : Uptime 644 Conne...
by manjh
29 Jan 2019, 21:52
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

OK, I finally got around to putting this change into all (almost 20) of my ESP units. This is the piece of code that I put into all rules tabs: on %sysday% = 1 do on Clock#Time=All,03:30 do timerSet 8,59 endon endon on Rules#Timer=8 do WifiDisconnect Reboot endon This will reboot the unit at the fir...
by manjh
24 Jan 2019, 13:09
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Radon detection?
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Radon detection?

Has anyone looked into the options to do radon detection/measurements via a sensor attached to an ESP unit?
by manjh
20 Jan 2019, 18:04
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

You could add a counter which is adding +1 each day at a given time. Once the timer hit 30 you do a reboot. Sounds like a workaround... does this mean that "date" is not available in rules in the same way as "time"? When I use this method, the unit will reboot every 30 days, not every month. Perhap...
by manjh
20 Jan 2019, 12:13
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Domosapiens wrote:
20 Jan 2019, 12:02
To prevent the 49 day bug:

A Task: System Info, called Uptime
With Variable MUC1_Uptime

Rule:

Code: Select all

On Uptime#MUC1_Uptime do
if [Uptime#MUC1_Uptime]>60000
 Reboot
endif
endon
Looks like a straightforward way of preventing the bug.
Just out of curiosity: why the 60000 limit? Arbitrary?
by manjh
20 Jan 2019, 12:06
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

You could add a counter which is adding +1 each day at a given time. Once the timer hit 30 you do a reboot. Sounds like a workaround... does this mean that "date" is not available in rules in the same way as "time"? When I use this method, the unit will reboot every 30 days, not every month. Perhap...
by manjh
20 Jan 2019, 10:28
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

I have used "On Clock#Time=Sun,04:00 do " to trigger a reboot once a week, in order to prevent the 49 day crash. It is working well, but I think I want to change this into a reboot once a month. How can I do this? I've looked at the wiki, looking for something like "Clock#Date", but somehow can't fi...
by manjh
05 Jan 2019, 12:58
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

It's a genuine unit as far as I can tell. But it could be a QA approved Senseair unit that has been mistreated at customer site. And a employee may have taken it and sold it on AliExpress? This is just guessing by me. Looks like there are several sellers on Ali with this item, so there are probably...
by manjh
04 Jan 2019, 12:07
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

that last sentence is spot-on. Most of us should be OK with readings that may not be accurate down to the decimals. Personally I use S8 sensors as an indication for ventilation. So I go by the Domoticz classification of good, fair bad, etcetera. Same for temperature and relative humidity. I treat th...
by manjh
04 Jan 2019, 08:47
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

hmmm... on the picture it looks genuine, but you never know. Chinese copies can be very clever.
But I wonder about quality.
Could this be a QA reject?
by manjh
03 Jan 2019, 23:04
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

Are prices dropping fast, or is this a low-quality Chinese ripoff? https://nl.aliexpress.com/item/Kooldioxide-sensor-CO2-alarm-uitgang-S8-0024/32920371281.html?spm=a2g0z.search0104.3.209.243cb634oDjDpx&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0%2Csearchweb201602_4_10065_10068_319_317_10696_10084_453_454_10083_10618_10...
by manjh
29 Dec 2018, 10:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

received my senseair S8 yesterday 8-) Reading on the latest mega build is working fine (gave it 4,7V VCC voltage). But when I add the default air-quality (voltcraft) in domoticz, the value remains on 0 ppm. In the domoticz log, I see the idx arrive with it's ppm value... The workaround is actually ...
by manjh
29 Dec 2018, 10:05
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

i had the same problem created a small workaround. Will copy it to this thread as soon as I get home.
by manjh
22 Dec 2018, 09:55
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: A call for help :)
Replies: 21
Views: 1215

Re: A call for help :)

I don't want to go into the discussion about the details of open issues, but would like to add my two-cents about release-strategy. Because that is the core of it all: a predefined and transparent plan of how to deal with main releases, followed by urgent bug-fixes, and periodical small maintenance ...
by manjh
25 Nov 2018, 15:11
Forum: ESP Easy: Software
Topic: Reboot inside rules?
Replies: 71
Views: 4020

Re: Reboot inside rules?

Giving the "wifidisconnect" command will let the router/access point know that you (the unit) is going away from the network. Thus you will be sure that the network will greet the unit welcome once it returns online. If it is recommendable to do a WifiDisconnect before the reboot, then why not buil...
by manjh
27 Oct 2018, 13:11
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

I decided to chicken-out and use the easy way... :oops: Wrote a small LUA script that checks the age of the value in the uptime device; if it is older than 1 minute (ESP sends value every 30 secs) and it is > 0, then I reset it to zero. Also at that point I write a single line to a logfile, with the...
by manjh
25 Oct 2018, 20:54
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

I added an ESP unit to the switched power supply of my floor heating pump, so I can see how often and how long the pump is being switched on. Used an "uptime" signal for this. It works, but the last value that is sent before the power is switched of remains on the graph until the next time the power...
by manjh
23 Oct 2018, 16:09
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from San Diego
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Re: Hi from San Diego

ceryshope wrote:
23 Oct 2018, 15:09
Hey,

I'm an essay writer from San Diego. I'm happy to meet you guys, cheers!


Thanks,
Cerys
Welcome!
by manjh
13 Oct 2018, 22:46
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

a way to reduce the raw number of minutes I just divide %value%/60 and send it to Domoticz. To a virtual sensor Type: Custom Sensor, Axis label: hr. This already gives a good indication for (in-)stability. Like this: https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/35063211/46788241-0033eb80-cd3a-11e8-834...
by manjh
12 Oct 2018, 09:31
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

Maybe you could also post an update on the statistics of the uptime in like a week? I could, but first I need to develop a way to reduce the raw number of minutes into a neat dd:hh:mm:ss presentation. Not sure if it could be done in a rule. If not, it will be a small script in Domoticz. Something t...
by manjh
10 Oct 2018, 11:36
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

You can also add the "Generic - System info" plugin and set it to "uptime". As it is a plugin, you can also send it to a controller and let it log in something like Domoticz, or whatever you use. Then you have a record on how often it reboots. Good idea, I put this in place for all my ESP units. Th...
by manjh
03 Oct 2018, 20:10
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: USR-TCP232-T2
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: USR-TCP232-T2

https://www.letscontrolit.com/wiki/index.php/ESP_Easy_web_interface#Reset_the_unit This reders to an ESP, I assume. The module I was terugging with is another type. Meanwhile, with the help of Remco, I found out what was wrong. I will put a description and warning in the build description (OTGW wit...
by manjh
03 Oct 2018, 17:22
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: USR-TCP232-T2
Replies: 2
Views: 341

USR-TCP232-T2

I'm trying to get one of these units working, and managed to get into the configuration panels and change some settings. Unfortunately something must have gone wrong typing the new PW, since I cannot log in any more. The unit did change the IP address to match my network, so some of the changes were...
by manjh
02 Oct 2018, 20:03
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

Re: strange behaviour

After the reboot of the Netgear, can you see the uptime of the ESP nodes? I suspect they rebooted also. I had something similar last week. All nodes stopped sending data to Domoticz at the same time. I rebooted the Raspberry Pi running Domoticz (and Mosquitto) and all reconnected again. To me it lo...
by manjh
24 Sep 2018, 23:06
Forum: ESP Easy: General Discussion
Topic: strange behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 1072

strange behaviour

not sure if this is an ESP Easy problem, but perhaps someone recognizes it. At this moment, I have about 15 active ESP units in my network. To keep things under control, I have assigned static IP addresses in the range from 201 upwards. Beside the ESP units, I have about 14 or 15 other devices attac...
by manjh
13 Sep 2018, 16:08
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

The sensors are working at 4.5V, that is confirmed. :) Regarding the "2 minutes to 90%" is in fact the response time for first "good" measure. The detector temperature need a certain time to reach a good level and after 2 minutes it has reached 90% of that level, at that point the readings are very...
by manjh
12 Sep 2018, 23:16
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

Those CO2 sensors need quite a lot of current to work. So maybe a battery alone will not work for long because of the relative high internal resistance of the battery. I guess adding a big capacitor, with a resistor between capacitor and battery, may help here. Those super caps (0.47F, 5.5V) may be...
by manjh
12 Sep 2018, 19:00
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

grovkillen wrote:
12 Sep 2018, 17:11
You could try powering it with 4.5V and see. No harm done. 8-)
Yes, agree. but I thought I would probably not be the first person to think of this, so I was looking for some shared experience.... ;)
by manjh
12 Sep 2018, 16:51
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Sensair S8
Replies: 83
Views: 8862

Re: Sensair S8

I've been running an S8 in a multi-sensor box for a while now. The box contains a dustsensor, a BME280, and of course the S8 sensor. On the outside I mounted an OLED display onwhich I can show all measured values. Additionally there is an RGB LED that I can give a color to match air quality. To ensu...
by manjh
06 Sep 2018, 12:58
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: moisture sensor
Replies: 63
Views: 5002

Re: moisture sensor

looks good. I will order a few and try this.
by manjh
30 Aug 2018, 11:03
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: moisture sensor
Replies: 63
Views: 5002

Re: moisture sensor

Great work Dave, this is useful. Even when using the non-corrosive version of the sensor, it makes sense.

To make the solution complete, I suggest two things:
1. add an electrical diagram
2. create a Wiki page with the full solution

Keep up the good work! :)
by manjh
23 Aug 2018, 23:38
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: moisture sensor
Replies: 63
Views: 5002

Re: moisture sensor

You could add that as feature request to our GitHub. I find the price plus communication protocol quite nice and see that more people would find it a good piece of hardware. There are even cheaper sensors available, but this one uses "capacitive measurement", which causes less corrosion. At least t...
by manjh
23 Aug 2018, 21:42
Forum: ESP Easy: Projects / Applications
Topic: moisture sensor
Replies: 63
Views: 5002

moisture sensor

I am looking for a cheap solution to measure moisture level on some of my precious plants, and also in the garde (so I can turn on the sprinklers). The Wiki mentions one supported device, but at $13 it is not cheap. On the website of one of our Chinese shops, I find this one: https://www.banggood.co...
by manjh
21 Aug 2018, 09:35
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Senseair sensors
Replies: 16
Views: 2165

Re: Senseair sensors

ABC is "Automatic Base Calibration". That's what they teach at kindergarten... no wait... ;) For CO2 sensors the sensor needs to do some self calibration every now and then and the easiest way to do it is to keep track of the lowest reading in the past N days and consider that to be 400 ppm, since ...
by manjh
20 Aug 2018, 13:13
Forum: Staff Announcements forum
Topic: Senseair sensors
Replies: 16
Views: 2165

Re: Senseair sensors

TD-er wrote:
18 Aug 2018, 12:57
Maybe also good to know for debugging purposes, a list of how you connected it.
(power supply)
And if you ever changed the ABC settings.
ABC settings...? I don't know what they are, so I have probably not changed them.... :oops:
by manjh
18 Aug 2018, 13:55
Forum: ESP Easy: Hardware
Topic: Understanding the GP2Y10
Replies: 26
Views: 4240

Re: Understanding the GP2Y10

my problem with this sensor has always been the lack of reference. I can see a measured value, but I have no idea what it means...
Temp measurement is much easier to understand!😎