Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2S 10000mAh Quick Charge 3.0 vs. Viking Vixen QC 3.0 20000mAh
A problem and a solution
Recently, on a short multi-day trip in the camps and mountains, we had a serious issue while sitting on a toilet. No battery left on the phone! Solution: Powerbanks.
Continue reading “Power. Solar. Power. Bank.”
In case you are a nut case and want everything monitored and under control, as I do, you NEED a temperature and humidity monitoring device that is at least semi-reliable, throwable, checkable, cheap and ugly as fuck.
Also, the results can be seen here: https://bastart.spoton.cz/temphumi/ and especially, the graphing for battery state (3rd graph from top): https://bastart.spoton.cz/status/
Search no more, as you have found it, read on and relive the ecstatic feelings of designing an ass-ripping ultra portable ESP8266 powered temperhumi meter for a couple [f|b]ucks.
Continue reading “Not so bad temperature meter. Using ESP8266 and a DHT11”
Home automation has become more popular and weather monitoring definitely falls into that category. One of the best things you can buy is a Davis (whatever version). There is a BUT though. In order to log data, you need to buy their special data-logger that will set you back some $300 or so. Or do you? Continue reading “Davis Vantague Vue, Arduino and a RaspBerry PI 3”
A powerfull tool, delicate hardware and the simplicity of use. That is the Espressif ESP-01s with the 8266EX chip. Sometimes, you can bring it to an unusable state. Such as I did, with a factory reset (AT+RESTORE, or AT+RST in some cases). Now, how to bring it back to life? Continue reading “Bricking and flashing ESP-01s – (8266)”