Ever since we’ve moved to our new house we have been having trouble keeping our energy usage in check. To combat this problem I’ve bought a bunch of 10$ energy meters which can be flashed without any soldering to the awesome ESPhome firmware!
This guide will show you how to do this and how to get everything setup in Home Assistant and Grafana!
Continue reading Home Assistant: 10$ WiFi energy meter with ESPhome
Recently I finished the outdoor garden lighting, follow along while I make them QuinLED compatible and install them! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz
Today we’re going to take a look at using QuinLED with Domoticz. First I’ll take you along while we install Domoticz on a Fedora 25 Server and then we configure it work with QuinLED. Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz
Because we’re now living in the house I can finally get to work on installing the actual lights I’m going to be using all throughout the house. So, I made a video on how to install lights and connected them to QuinLED!
Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Installing COB LED downlights controlled using QuinLED
It’s been a long time in the making but I’ve finally put the final touches on my newest revision of QuinLED! This makes it version 2.6 rev 1.00. Let’s check it out!
Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: QuinLED v2.6 PCB
It’s been a while since the last article and video about the ESP8266 but finally the article and video on how how to program QuinLED and then control it from your PC is here! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Programming and controlling QuinLED
The next step in the series of building your own ESP8266 is to set the voltage and flash the ESP-01 with the NodeMCU firmware! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Setting voltage and flashing NodeMCU
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 QuinLED. I describe most of them and explain a little bit what I use them for. Continue reading ESP8266 LED lighting: QuinLED soldering tutorial & Tools
A big part of being able to build and tinker is having the correct tools and components. In this post I will show everything I use to completely solder a QuinLED board so you can get the right kit! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Board files and components list
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 new tutorial on what components you need, how to solder it all together, program the ESP8266 and link it to Domoticz. I also plan to create posts about the LED Power wall I’m going to build to house everything centralized in my house. Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Revisit and history of QuinLED