Aprilbrother is a Tindie seller who has created products like the TinyESP ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter and the Cactus Micro Arduino compatible plus WIFI esp8266. Although they are a new seller, they have already had over 60 orders in less than a month! The Cactus Micro has been a wildly popular item. They have used this part for a piece on Instructables!
This post is a quick and easy four steps that take the Cactus Micro and the ESP8266 to update a remote server using a digital temperature sensor. As a bonus, Aprilbrother is helpful with questions and very active not only on Tindie, but also on the comments section of their posts on Instructables.
The Cactus Micro is an arduino compatible dev board, it integrated a WIFI chip ESP8266.
- 1 x Cactus Micro – contains a ESP8266 module ESP-11 (https://www.tindie.com/products/AprilBrother/cactus-micro-arduino-compatible-plus-wifi-esp8266/)
- 1 x DS18B20 Digital Temperature Sensor
- 1 x 4.7k resistor
- 1 x Power supply (4.3V up to 12V, I used a 3.7v)
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