KiCad – electronic design

If you’re like me and you’ve decided to take the plunge to learn KiCad it can be real challenge. So when you want to start with KiCad remember everybody has to learn by taking steps before we can run.   KiCAD KiCad is a tool that makes it possible to …

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NodeMcu v3 – L293D Motor Shield

In the past I used different motor shields like the A4988, DVR8825 and ULN2003A. Now for one of my ongoing projects i’m going to try the  L293D motor shield. L293D motor shield ESP-12E Motor Shield is designed and developed by Shenzhen Doctors of Intelligence & Technology. This large current motor …

HomeBridge – MQTT Blinds

After several questions about automating blinds, I found the solution. In this blog I show you how to automate your blinds. Homebridge You need to setup your Apple Homebridge based on MQTT first to connect this setup with Apple HomeKit / Siri. For whom did not read my previous blog about …

HomeBridge – MQTT NeoPixel

After the basics of sending and receiving data packages over MQTT it’s to combine these in a more complex project. Lets see if we can connect a neopixel strip to our homebridge. HOMEBRIDGE You need to setup your Apple Homebridge based on MQTT first to connect this setup with Apple HomeKit …

NodeMcu v3 – ESP-12E Development Board

In the past I have worked a lot with separate ESP-8266-12E modules, it was necessary to add several components to keep the whole stable running, not to mention the two buttons needed for resetting and of course flashing the modules. As all my homebridge hardware make use of the ESP8266 …