Onion Omega2 Breakout

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Onion Omega2 Breakout

My Omega2 Onion shield, using a AMS1117 for 3.3V and CH340G for USB to serial. Kind of ugly soldering here as I didn’t have a tip for the syringe to dispense solder paste, so I just smeared it all over and hoped it reflowed well. It kind of did, but I had a solder blob short on pin 14 +15 on the CH340G, so I just lifted those two legs off the board. I was so eager to get this board tested that I forgot to check that I had these 2mm pin headers. I had just enough to get this thing tested. Time to order more 🙂

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Jensa has shared the board on OSH Park:

Onion Omega2 Breakout

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Simple breakout board using the dirt cheap IC’s CH340G ($0.30/each on ebay) for Serial and a AMS1117-3.3 ($0.025/each) for power. Breaks out all pins from 2mm to 2.54mm headers. Plugs nicely into two small breadboards for prototyping.

Onion Omega2 Breakout

Drinkro the Synchro Bartender

Synchro Labs created this project to demonstrate the use of the Synchro mobile app platform with custom hardware:

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Drinkro Cocktail Robot

based on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and a custom-designed hardware board used to control four DC liquid peristaltic pump motors using two L293D dual H-bridge ICs

Hardware design files are available on GitHub:

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Video of Drinkro in action:

Drinkro the Synchro Bartender

Internet connected gaming chair

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Internet connected gaming chair (DX racer)

A very fun Internet of things project to control the custom RGB led over the internet from a web-browser or enjoy a nice sound reactive experience. Perfect for a smart home setup as you can easily connect this to any IoT platform or smart home software

Shortcuts:

  • 0:45 – zPulse intro
  • 1:00 – Designing the board in EagleCad
  • 7:45 – Sending the board to a manufactured to get fabricated
  • 8:40 – Applying soldering paste to the Board
  • 11:25 – Baking the board and components
  • 15:27 – Powering on the board for the first time!
Internet connected gaming chair

ESPTool: WiFi Security Swiss Army Knife

Daniel Grießhaber created this convenient tool to test your WiFi Security against attackers:

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ESPTool

Demonstrate how easy it is to crack a WiFi Password or jam your WiFi so you can’t access the internet.  Designed for education and self-tests.

ESPTool has the following hardware:

  • SSD1306 based OLED Display, connected via I2C
  • microSD Card Socket connected over the SPI interface
  • 3 general purpose buttons
  • ESP8266-12E Module
  • TPS63031 Buck-/Boost-Converter with an input range from 1.8V – 5.5V
  • MCP73831 Single-Cell LiPo Charger Chip
  • CP2012 USB to UART converter Chip

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The design files and source code are available on GitHub:

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ESPTool: WiFi Security Swiss Army Knife

Smart Racer: control RC cars from your smartphone

Sarunas designed this RC receiver replacement which uses a smart phone as remote controller via WiFi or Bluetooth:

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Why not control your RC car with smart phone?

Features include:

  • Control RC car from Android phone or iPhone
  • Control RC servo and ESC
  • Control 5 Leds
  • Drive RC car up to 70m away
  • Drives Brushed and Brushless motors
  • Works with 1:10 and 1:18 models
  • Powered directly from ESC power
  • Control using REST API
  • Connection lost cut off

The design files and source code are available on GitHub:

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Here’s the Smart Racer in action:

Smart Racer: control RC cars from your smartphone

HydraESP32: HydraBus and ESP-32S

The Espressif ESP32 features a 32-bit 240 MHz dual core processor with  Wi-Fi and BLE. HydraBus created this shield for ESP-WROOM-32 or ESP-32S.

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HydraESP32 v1.1 Rev1 with ESP-32S is alive

This shield can be used with or without HydraBus board, you can even cut HydraBus specific right side (on the line) to have a tiny ESP-WROOM-32 breakout board.

hydrabus has shared the board on OSH Park:

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HydraESP32: HydraBus and ESP-32S

MicroUSB powered ESP8266 Oled Board

logo.jpgMike Rankin created this board with a tiny OLED display controlled by an ESP8266:

MicroUSB powered ESP8266 OLED Board

I created this design as a challenge to make a design under 1″ x 1″ in size.

 The hardware is an ESP-01 ESP8266 Wifi module, linear power supply, microUSB connector and a few oled display parts.

The design files and source code are available on GitHub:

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Here is a video of the assembly and operation:

miker has shared the board on OSH Park:

ESP8266 OLED Board Rev3

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MicroUSB powered ESP8266 Oled Board

Color OLED board with ESP8266 WiFi

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Mike Rankin created this adorably small WiFi-connected color OLED board:

ESP8266 Color OLED

I’ve been keeping an eye on the SSD1331 library to see if it would eventually work with the ESP8266 wifi modules. I noticed the support for it appeared one day with the Adafruit library so I tried it out on my Adafruit Hazzah and success!

miker has shared the board on OSH Park:

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Color OLED board with ESP8266 WiFi

Wi-Fi Connected IoT Thing

Charles McClelland created a Wi-Fi Connected Teensy Data Logger with GPS and Accelerometer:

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The basic idea is that this board will connect to GPS, obtain a GPS fix and report its location to Ubidots.

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Ubidots can then display this information in a number of ways including showing the location and the number of times the sensor had been moved that day

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The hardware design files and firmware source code are shared on GitHub:

github chipmc/Teensy-Data-Logger/

 

Wi-Fi Connected IoT Thing