Arduino

Turn ESP8266 wifi module into fake WeMo switch for Amazon Echo

Do you want to do home automation on a dime?  Sure we all do!  So instead of paying $40-50 per outlet, how about $10-15 (or less!)?  Here’s what you’ll need: ESP8266 module = http://goo.gl/eXgLSy = Ebay $1.92 with free shipping. 5V – AC Relay Switch = http://goo.gl/tQ1Q8F = Ebay $3.75 free shipping. 3.3v/5v Breadboard Power Supply = http://goo.gl/XlqIyq …

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ESP8266

ESP8266 Wifi Experience class 2015-07-11

Video of class will be posted on the Melbourne Makerspace YouTube channel. ESP8266 Wifi Experience class 2015-07-11 10:00 AM. This is not your usual class. I have made 10 adapter boards to connect the ESP8266 wifi module to a USB FTDI adapter, providing required pull-ups, reset button, programming jumper and controllable LED. I have the …

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Arduino Classes Off to a Great Start!

To learn more about this class and schedule or to RSVP and sign up start with the blog post here: http://melbournemakerspace.org/2014/08/arduino-workshops-start-october-4-2014/ The first class went really great today!  There was a full house of 28 people with every single chair and extra chair used by those ready to learn the ins and outs of arduino. …

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Arduino Uno

Arduino Workshops Start October 4, 2014

Melbourne MakerSpace presents a series of Arduino Workshops beginning Saturday, October 4th, 2014. Have you heard about Arduino? “Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of interactive objects or environments more accessible. The hardware consists of an open-source hardware board designed around an 8-bit Atmel AVRmicrocontroller, or a 32-bit Atmel ARM. Current models feature a USB interface, 6 analog input pins, as …

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Photos from Arduino Classes on July 20

Here are some pictures of the Intro to Arduino and eTextiles and wearable electronics workshops that we conducted over the weekend at TrepHub. A huge thank you to everyone that attended and helped. Intro to Arduino [srizonfbalbum id=5] Intro to eTextiles and wearable electronics [srizonfbalbum id=6]