Ultimate guide to permanent holiday lights using NeoPixels/WS2812B LEDs

Permanent holiday lights hardware and software setup using NeoPixels/WS2812B LEDs Hardware LEDs: https://amzn.to/2Lu4m3P Aluminum Channels: https://amzn.to/2Knajio 18/2 wire: https://amzn.to/348I1zq 18/3 wire: https://amzn.to/37YNCJM Control Box: https://amzn.to/2KjfakW 5v 60A Power Supply: https://amzn.to/2KmRHiu 25ft extension cord: https://amzn.to/3840RIS Wire nuts: https://amzn.to/3oO1Vrb BME280(optional): https://amzn.to/3p15pHd PCB: https://github.com/toblum/McLighting/tree/master/documentation/pcb Software WELD - GitHub: Aircoookie/WLED WLED User-mod for BME/P 280:

December 13, 2020 · Debashish Sahu

Epoxy resin holiday lights/night lamp | DIY resin LED decor | WLED

Board Prep WLED Software: GitHub: Aircoookie/WLED PCB: https://github.com/toblum/McLighting/tree/master/documentation/pcb

December 8, 2020 · Debashish Sahu

ESP8266 based WLED NeoPixel Lights | Insomnia soldering session | Holiday lights prep

WLED Software: GitHub: Aircoookie/WLED PCB: https://github.com/toblum/McLighting/tree/master/documentation/pcb

December 2, 2020 · Debashish Sahu

ESPHome Dot Matrix Display | Internet Connected Display Home Assistant Display

Using ESPHome for connecting ESP8266 to MAX7219 Dot-Matrix Display to show useful information from Home Assistant. This is used by my wife’s channel Canvasyvibes Art Software: ESPHome

October 4, 2020 · Debashish Sahu

ESP8266/ESP3232: Home Assistant Switch Connected to PCF8574 Controlling 8 AC Relays

Home Assistant Switch for 8 Relays: PCF8574 can be used to extend the GPIO of ESP8266/32 and here we use 8 ports of PCF8574 to control 8 Relay module GitHub: debsahu/PCF8574_8Relay Home Assistant Switch for 8 Relays Code can compile on ESP8266/32 PCF8574 can be used to extend the GPIO of ESP8266/32 8 ports of PCF8574 is connected to 8 Relay module Libraries Needed platformio....

February 24, 2019 · Debashish Sahu

Connect to AWS IoT While Making Masala Chai [ASMR]

Don’t confuse Masala Chai with Chai Latte, no not the same thing! While we make chai during the snowy season, lets connect ESP8266/32 to Amazon’s AWS IoT in less than 5 minutes. AWS IoT Core Instructions Goto AWS IoT Core on your AWS console Create a Policy Generate a Policy first Create a Policy details Provide a Name Action: iot:* Resource ARM: * Effect: Allow Create a Thing Create a Thing first Single Thing...

February 18, 2019 · Debashish Sahu

ESP8266/ESP32 Based RGB Light (NeoPixels) Connecting to Google Home & Alexa via ARTIK Cloud

⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ ARTIK Cloud has been depcreciated by Samsung ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ Here we create an ESP8266/32 based device that emulates a RGB LED light using NeoPixels, which connects to ATRIK cloud. ARTIK cloud connects to smart home assistants like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, etc. Connecting to Samsung ARTIK Cloud https://my.artik.cloud/ GitHub: debsahu/ARTIKCloud An application made for ESP8266 to comunicate with ARTIK Cloud Connects to ARTIK Cloud via MQTT SSL port 8883 ARTIK Cloud is connected to all assistant platforms, integration is seamless Compiles on ESP8266-arduino core v2....

February 9, 2019 · Debashish Sahu

ESP8266/ESP32 Connecting to SSL/TLSv1.2 Secured Mosquitto MQTT Broker

Demonstration on ESP8266 & ESP32 using SSL/TLSv1.2 two-way handshake with secured mosquitto broker. SSL is preferred way of encryption of communication between devices over the internet. Here we secure a mosquitto MQTT broker and connect to it via ESP8266 & ESP32 that do a two-way handshake. Andreas Spiess on ESP devices & SSL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm1xKj4bKsY GitHub: debsahu/ESP_MQTT_Secure ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ Will not be maintained/updated ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️...

November 17, 2018 · Debashish Sahu

ESP8266 Talking to AWS IoT Using MQTT

Arduino library connecting to the AWS IoT service from an ESP8266 using websockets and MQTT. GitHub: debsahu/esp8266-arduino-aws-iot-ws ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ This is no longer maintained and obsolete, there is better way to do this: follow instructions from here Still want to use this, follow instructions below ⚠️ ⚠️ ⚠️ Arduino Library derived from joekickass/esp8266-arduino-aws-iot-ws to work with Arduino Dependencies Library Link Use arduinoWebSockets https://github....

July 13, 2018 · Debashish Sahu

ESP32 Communicating With Xiaomi Flora Plant Sensor Using BLE

Using ESP32 to communicate with Xiaomi flora (miflora) plant sensor using BLE and posting the values on MQTT server. I also demonstrate the use of Home Assistant miflora sensor component. Change ESP32 Partition: https://desire.giesecke.tk/index.php/2018/04/20/change-partition-size-arduino-ide/ Home Assistant miflora sensor: https://www.home-assistant.io/components/sensor.miflora/ GitHub: sidddy/flora Archived code from https://github.com/sidddy/flora below config.h // array of different xiaomi flora MAC addresses char* FLORA_DEVICES[] = { "C4:7C:8D:67:11:11", "C4:7C:8D:67:22:22", "C4:7C:8D:67:33:33" }; // sleep between to runs in seconds #define SLEEP_DURATION 30 * 60 // emergency hibernate countdown in seconds #define EMERGENCY_HIBERNATE 3 * 60 // how often should the battery be read - in run count #define BATTERY_INTERVAL 6 // how often should a device be retried in a run when something fails #define RETRY 3 const char* WIFI_SSID = "ssid"; const char* WIFI_PASSWORD = "password"; // MQTT topic gets defined by "<MQTT_BASE_TOPIC>/<MAC_ADDRESS>/<property>" // where MAC_ADDRESS is one of the values from FLORA_DEVICES array // property is either temperature, moisture, conductivity, light or battery const char* MQTT_HOST = "10....

June 29, 2018 · Debashish Sahu