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How to effectively control Arduino via a web application?

I have a web application in PHP on remote hosting. The application is connected to a MySQL database, from which it reads states, draws graphs from the data that Arduino sends to the database. The ...
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How to import libraries with ESP-IDF for visual studio code?

What I am trying to do I have an ESP32-CAM, and I want to use Visual Studio Code, I already used the Arduino IDE at first, and it worked fine. To work with the ESP32 on VS Code I installed the ...
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How can I use push data (to be sent to end node) to LoRaWAN gateway through a python script?

I'm trying to implement an alternative algorithm to ADR for LoRaWAN communication. I have a rising HF RHFM301 gateway model working with a RPi3 as host and a Seeeduino LoRaWAN as end node. I was ...
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Using ESP32 as a web server and Arduino

This is my first project and I'm getting my way around this. I wanted to make a simple project using Arduino creating a web server, in order to turn on and off the AC. I think I made a mistake buying ...
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How to setup an alternative algorithm to ADR?

I've setup a simple LoRaWAN network with a Seeeduino node and an RHF2S001 gateway module using a Raspberry pi 3. I'm working on a project where I need to setup an alternative algorithm to ADR (...
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How to control homework writting machine with IOT

It consists of (CNCsheild, Arduino UNO, 2-stepper motors and servo motor), It works with GRBL Plotter and Inkscape. I am new at learning IOT. I want to know what is the needed components and software ...
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What is the difference between a GATT Unit and a GATT Characteristic?

I am setting up an Arduino to collect temperature and pressure data, and I want to broadcast that data via bluetooth. My question boils down to what allocated UUID is best for my characteristic, and I ...
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TFT screen shield worked and quickly quit

I bought an Arduino Uno board and the Elegoo 2.8" TFT Shield. I plugged them together. It just worked. Examples from Elegoo including graphicstest and displaystring worked great. Then I tried ...
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Can I upload 2 code files to a NodeMCU

I have a NodeMCU board. I uploaded blink example for that board and I need to add another example project from the IDE. What happens to the 1st code example or blink example when 2nd code uploaded. Is ...
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MQTT disconnects from AWS when publishing a message

Please look at this sketch for ESP32. It does nothing but: connects to WiFi connects to AWS MQTT subscribes to the /get/accepted topic every 5 s publish an empty message to the /get topic to retrieve ...
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Why would MKR GSM stop transmitting data to IOT cloud after a certain amount of time transmitting fine?

The device connects to IOT cloud fine and transmits the data for days and sometimes even weeks, but then it will stop transmitting for apparently no reason. On the IOT cloud dashboard the device is ...
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Are there Arduino boards that can be used as a small web server, supporting HTTPS?

I would like to control a relay from over the internet. I was thinking of making this using an Arduino and some wifi/ethernet shield. Searching the internet, I see a lot of shields and modules that ...
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Alternative for ESP23-WROOM-32D

A couple of months ago I designed a board with an ESP32-WROOM-32D (M113DH3200PS3Q0). Now on the Espressif product selector page they say it's not recommended for new designs! Questions: What is the ...
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Circuit Playground Express not showing CIRCUITPY drive

I got a Circuit Playground Express to serve as an anti-slumper device. Several mini-USB cables were power-only, and I tested them with the Arduino IDE and C code until one worked. I reset the board to ...
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ESP32-CAM and I2C bus connection issue

I'm trying to add I2C sensors to my esp cam but it doesn't work in either way. I followed some tutorials about it and have working code but scanning the bus shows no devices. Here is the sketch: #...
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Quality water IoT system - Which device choose

I want to develop a quality water IoT system. The picture below shows the idea. I'm not sure the device that I have to use for this project. My idea is: Every X minutes (I'm not sure the time) get ...
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When use microcontroller, when use microprocessor and when combine both

For a long time I have had a simple question to which I can't find an answer which convinces me. Basically the title: when should I use a microcontroller, when should I use a microprocessor and when ...
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Getting a custom SBC board developed to spec

I need to design a single-board computer to the following specs. Can anyone please suggest companies that could build this economically? Two full-size (USB-A) USB 3 ports A CPU fast enough to handle ...
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Is MQTT a good choice for my application?

For a university project I need to have a couple of "things" that collect data and which we will then be able to view and manipulate. At the moment each of the devices will consist of a few ...
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How to speed up first Mosquitto message?

When sending MQTT messages, first message arrives within 2 seconds and subsequent messages sent within less than 20 secs from first message, arrive in about 0.5 second. I would like to speed up those “...
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How to collect data from AM 2302 temperature sensors over long wires?

I am trying to monitor the grain temperature in 4 roughly 25ft grain bins. I currently am monitoring temperature in one 15ft bin with the AM 2302 sensor, and it appears to be working. I just made a ...
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Noob looking for platform [closed]

Long time web programmer now getting into electronics as hobby projects and perhaps small custom productions. I'm partial to using microcontrollers instead of Pi's, because I'm thinking I don't need ...
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Can I disable read access to an SD card by removing the read wire? [closed]

I want an internet connected host, such as a Raspberry Pi, to be able to write uploaded files to a directly-connected SD card, but I don't want it to be able to read the card. This is for protection ...
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Particle.io argon delay time as var

I have everything working wonderfully but I want to accomplish one more thing and I'm not sure how to go about it. Part one to this question: Under command=="loops" I have a delay() function....
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Arduino MKR GSM/NB + CAN + SD Card

I have some questions about a new Arduino project I'm starting: Since Vodafone (Italy in my case) is shutting down 3G in 2021 (keeping 2G/4G up apprently), is ARDUINO MKR GSM 1400 still valid in next ...
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How to get stepper motor to rotate smoothly and continuously?

I'm trying to build my own motorised roller blinds based off this project. It uses the Stepper_28BYJ_48 library. The problem I'm having is that the motor is either very slow and jittery, going forward ...
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Send data from GSM module to cloud server like Firebase

I am trying to search for anything to send my sensor data from Arduino + GSM SIM900A to a cloud server, preferably Firebase. Does anyone know how can I achieve this operation to Firebase or any other ...
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MQTT device shows as offline in Home Assistant when connection is established

I'm trying to create a Garage door sensor / motor controller and connect it to my instance of Home Assistant. My broker is the local mosquito on the Raspberry pi. The device is a Wemos D1 mini with a ...
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Best way to store the data received from aws iot core

What I am trying to achieve is that I have an Arduino base which periodically uploads data to AWS IoT-Core. But I am looking for a way to store that data and make it accessible to my web application ...
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Arduino LMIC: GPS Logger - old coordinates stuck in queue

I'm building a LoRaWAN GPS Logger using the Arduino LMIC Library. I've got a running solution which reads GPS coordinates and transmits them via LoRaWAN to TTN. For activation, I'm using OTAA. On TTN, ...
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IoT Dashboard for customers (data comes from Arduino)

I push my sensor readings from product A, B, C, D to an online cloud provider. Then my customer (call him E) needs to access all these sensor readings and make a dashboard for his customer X, Y Z. ...
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Identify the ancient IOT hardware model and find out its driver

Found from the bottom of my gadget box, I am trying to use this board for my hobby project, but I cannot even remember what model it is. Could anyone help please to identify the model of this board? ...
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Cannnot send from Arduino to Raspberry pi via LoRa

I am trying to send messages from my Arduino to my Raspberry pi. But I don't understand why the pi isn't receiving the messages. On the Arduino side I'm using an Arduino UNO with a Dragino Lora/GPS ...
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How can I increase the size of the receiving sms Buffer in GSM

Recently I am working on programming IoT Project, to receive messages from the phone. That part worked, but the problem that I am currently facing is that the message does not arrive fully because of ...
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wireless moisture data transmission

I am mainly from software background with very very basic level of electronics/microcontroller knowledge. I recently did a small IoT project for moisture/temp detection following this tutorial At a ...
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Mini weather station project not working

I have been trying to do this project for 2 weeks. The project is about mini weather station. It uses esp8266, DHT11 sensor,BMP180 sensor and FC 37 rain sensor. I have taken reference from the ...
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Integrating STM32 device with smart lock via BLE

I am using a Particle Boron to integrate with a Smart lock but I am not being able to do it. I'm using Particle's BLE interface to connect to Bluetooth and start sending messages to the lock, and a ...
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switching setDebugOutput off on esp8266

This thing is driving me nuts. I tried to debug my MQTT secure connection on nodecmu. Following some post from year 2015 I was switched on debugging output with Serial.setDebugOutput(true). Now I ...
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ESP IDF Data backup to NVS when power goes off

I am using esp-IDF library and esp32 for smart lighting. I want to maintain the state of the lights when power goes off as it can be written somewhere in NVS. Such implementation is available for ...
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Fs1000a generic cheap RF transmitter compatibility with Hc12 receiver?

I have build a door sensor where Arduino uno reads reed switch and transmits RF 433MHz signal to other Arduino uno connected RF receiver. I am using rcswitch library and cheap ask/ook transmitter/ ...
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Not getting data from nodemcu to the firebase

I've done almost everything to get the data from nodemcu but nothing happened. I tried by changing the fingerprint. I have also used project secret and copy it in FIREBASE_AUTH part. I also ...
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How fast can I send data to firebase from nodemcu 1.0?

I was sending some variable value to the firebase database I have created: how fast can I send it? What would be minimum time interval between two values nodemcu can send and fire base can receive? I ...
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ESP32-CAM Camera init failure, SCCB write failure

I can successfully flash my ESP32-CAM to do the blink demo but when I try to run the code below I get the following error (b/t the asterisks/bar.) It seems the "Serial Camera Control Bus" (...
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Cayenne IOT widgets greyed out using ESP8266 NodeMCU-12e

I'm using an ESP8266 NodeMCU-12e, connecting to Cayenne IOT platform. Most things work fine (I can update most widgets using virtual channels), but some widgets are unavailable (greyed-out), or simply ...
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Custom flashed Sonoff basic doesn't work when connected to main power

I flashed a sketch to a Sonoff basic switch R2 through Arduino IDE (with FTDI). Flash is completed and Sonoff runs the sketch successfully. The code is just a typical setup for making esp8266 a soft ...
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How many local IoT, MQTT devices on a single WiFi router?

I am working on a dedicated WiFi network of real-time, IoT devices communicating with MQTT. Messages are very short, approximately 100 bytes. There will be at least 85 devices on the network. IoT ...
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Building bidirectional people counting sensor

I am trying to build a people tracking sensor for counting the traffic of a specific area (building or shopping street). I need to detect people coming in or out of a room, also if two people are ...
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What is the difference between Particle Photon, Argon, Xenon, Boron, etc?

For one project I have used the Particle Photon, an IoT device similar to Arduino, and am considering changing to a different device for another project (a motion detector that has its own question). ...
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Motion detector system that can be flashed remotely

I want to build a motion detector that performs a similar service to security services, which notify me upon intrusion and provide video feed. The other main requirement is that I can update the ...
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Plotting data from arduino via server [closed]

I'm sorry if I'm not posting this question on the wrong part of stackexchange, but I have no idea where to go with my needs. I have an arduino sensor that meaasures a quantity every day. The goal is ...
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