ESP8266 LED lighting: QuinLED soldering tutorial & Tools

After getting all the required components together it’s time to solder them onto the QuinLED board. I made a 30 minute video going through all the steps of soldering everything together trying to show that it’s actually quite easy to do so yourself! This post also highlights on all the tools I use while working with … Continue reading ESP8266 LED lighting: QuinLED soldering tutorial & Tools

ESP8266 LED Lighting: Revisit and history of QuinLED

It’s been about 1,5 to 2 years since I started the project to create my own wirelessly controlled PWM LED dimmer. Since that time I’ve kept refining the PCB and code and this post will be a sort of revisit and revision history of QuinLED. In future posts and videos we will be doing a … Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Revisit and history of QuinLED

ESP8266 LED lighting: LED Power Supply China vs Mean Well

As you’ve been able to read in previous posts, I’m working on a lighting system in my new home based on LED downlights and LED strip. Although the LED Downlights can come with a driver, I’ve opted not to use those (and save about ~5$ per light). I will be driving both directly with DC … Continue reading ESP8266 LED lighting: LED Power Supply China vs Mean Well

ESP8266 WiFi LED dimmer Part 9 of X: The new house lighting plan

The whole reason for building my own LED dimmer was because I’m currently building a new house and was unsatisfied with commercially available dimmers. They either didn’t have the features I desired or where way too expensive and often, both! This post will describe which parts of the house will be powered using my LED … Continue reading ESP8266 WiFi LED dimmer Part 9 of X: The new house lighting plan