Month: January 2016

Printrbot Play: First Impressions & First Prints

Yesterday my Printrbot Play finally arrived after 3 Weeks since I gave the order. After hesitating for a long time I finally made the order on december 31, [...]

ESP8266 Arduino IDE Alternative: Platformio

The Arduino IDE is a good choice for a beginner to get into the world of small embedded devices. Feedback that I got from Weather Station Users indicates that [...]

ESP8266 Products Hitting the Market

Today I discovered a new ESP8266 based product on Banggood which looks quite interesting: the SONOFF (maybe short for switch on/off?) from ITead [...]

3D Printed WeatherStation Case

Dennis van Elteren sent me this wonderful WeatherStation case project. If you want to print this yourself you can download the .stl files from [...]

ESP8266 Weather Station: Measuring Inside and Outside Temperature – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series you learned how to connect a DHT temperature/humidity sensor directly to your WeatherStation and to display the readings as an [...]

Weather Station in an Old Nokia Phone

Today I got a wonderful email from Jens Lochm├╝ller from Germany which shows that necessity is truly the mother of invention. He wanted to build a case for [...]

ESP8266 Weather Station: World Clock Demo

Just in time for the beginning of the new year I added a demo for the WeatherStation which displays various world times together with a pretty icon. Just [...]