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Mar 21

Suggested list of tools

Our first kit, the D1M-WX1 Solar Powered Weather Station, is very easy to build because it uses only “through hole” components. Although the breakout or daughter boards mounted to the printed circuit board do contain surface mount devices (SMDs), they are all pre-soldered. Only a few basic electronic shop tools are needed to assemble the …

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Mar 20

D1M-WX1 Instruction Manual Updated

Version 1.2 of the instruction manual is now available. It corrects a few grammatical errors and typos. D1M-WX1 Assembly Manual v1.2

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Dec 11

Sleep Mode for the Wemos D1 Mini

┬ÁThe 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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