Category Archive: Sleep Mode

Dec 11

Sleep Mode for the Wemos D1 Mini

The key to using solar power in an Internet of Things project is to put the microcontroller unit into sleep modeafter the sensors are read and the data posted to your IoT server. The NodeMCU and the Wemos D1 WiFi, a larger profile that mimics the Arduino UNO form, reliably woke from deep sleep. So …

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Nov 24

Solar Power Supply

A solar power supply would be a really neat addition to any Internet of Things project. The ultimate goal would be to have a self-sufficient IoT device that could be remotely reprogrammed¬†with the Other The Air (OTA) feature. A key to using solar power is to reduce the average power requirement of the IoT device. …

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