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Download Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition)

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Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition) is my step-by-step guide designed to help you get started with this amazing WiFi module called ESP8266. This course includes 20 step-by-step projects and it is divided in two distinct parts.

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Nextion Display with Arduino – Getting Started

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This post is an introduction to the Nextion display with the Arduino. We’re going to show you how to configure the display for the first time, download the needed resources, and how to integrate it with the Arduino UNO board. We’ll also make a simple graphical user interface to control the Arduino pins.

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ESP8266 Voltage Regulator (LiPo and Li-ion Batteries)

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In this guide, you’re going to build a voltage regulator for the ESP8266 that can be used with LiPo and Li-ion batteries.

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DIY Transistor Tester Kit Video Review – Hiland M12864

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In this post we’re going to assemble and test a DIY transistor (component) tester kit. For this review we’re using the Original Hiland DIY M12864 Transistor Tester Kit. The component tester is a gadget that identifies different electronic components as well as their specifications.

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Node-RED with Xiaomi Yeelight RGBW Smart Bulb

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Xiaomi Yeelight is a Wi-Fi smart RGBW LED bulb that you can integrate with Node-RED. So, in this project we’re going to show you how to build a web application with Node-RED and Raspberry Pi to control the Yeelight lamp.

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Node-RED with WS2812B Addressable RGB LED Strip

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Addressable RGB LED strips are just awesome! You can control each individual pixel of the strip, allowing you to produce beautiful effects. However, controlling these kind of strips it’s not always easy. So, in this project we’re going to show you how to build a web application with Node-RED and Raspberry Pi to control an […]

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OnePlus 5 Smartphone – Video Review

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I’ve just received the new OnePlus 5 4G Phablet – 6GB RAM 64GB ROM. I usually don’t accept smartphones to review because it is a little out of the Random Nerd Tutorials website’s scope.

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Getting Started with Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi

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In this post we’re going to show you how to get started with Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi. We’ll show you how to set up Home Assistant and we’ll build a simple example to get you started with home automation.

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What’s the Best LED Strip For Your Project?

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LED strips are just amazing, and there are a wide variety of LED strips to chose from. Do you know what is the best LED strip for your project? Here we explain the main differences between several types of LED strips and their features.

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Email Alert System on Location Change with Raspberry Pi and GPS Module

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In this tutorial you’ll learn how to send GPS data to your email address using the Raspberry Pi and the NEO-6M GPS module.

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ESP8266 Deep Sleep with Arduino IDE

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This guide shows what’s Deep Sleep and how to use it with the ESP8266 in the Arduino IDE. If you use the sleep functions with the ESP8266 it will save you power and ultimately your batteries will last longer.

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How To Do Daily Tasks with Arduino

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In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to perform daily tasks with the Arduino. We’re going to turn an LED on and off at a specific time of the day, everyday. You can then, easily modify the example provided to perform any other task.

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How to Use a Multimeter – Beginner’s Guide

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In this post we’re going to show you how to use a multimeter. This post is mostly addressed for beginners who are starting out in electronics and have no idea how to use a multimeter and how it can be useful.

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Control a 12V Lamp via SMS with Arduino

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In this tutorial we’re going to show you how you can control a 12V lamp via SMS using an Arduino UNO, a relay module, and the SIM900 GSM shield.

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Node-RED with Raspberry Pi Camera (Take Photos)

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In this project we’re going to show you how to take photos with Node-RED using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2.

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