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ISML + WiFi — ESP8266 finally tamed, but…

Preliminary testing of WiFi control using the ESP8266 module.

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Small project #12 ½ — IKEA Samtid mood-light-upgrade upgrade

Someone, I won’t mention any names here, practically coerced me into upgrading this little project a bit. Now there’s the option to add a bluetooth module (HC-05, JY-MCU “ZS-040”), which supports remote code upload, or a WiFi module (ESP8266-1) using … Continue reading

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Small project #12 — IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade

This upgrade is based on the loved-by-everybody WS2812B intelligent RGB LED and works just fine with Adafruit’s NeoPixel library. The concept is – once again – rather simple. Whack a lot of WS2812B RGB LEDs onto a small board, add … Continue reading

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Mood light coaster

Yes, that’s what you get if you throw some laser-cut acrylic sheets (via Ponoko or Formulor) and a LED board into one big pot and stir it vigorously.

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