The CheeseBoard:Cheddar kit is designed as a low cost ESP8266 platform to get started with OLED, RGB LEDs and encoderDesigned by The Curious Electric Company, Ships from United Kingdom
What is it? The CheeseBoard:Cheddar kit is designed as a low cost platform to get started with projects with the ESP8266 - low cost wi-fi system-on-chip from Espressif Systems. We designed this kit...Read More…
The CheeseBoard:Cheddar kit is designed as a low cost platform to get started with projects with the ESP8266 - low cost wi-fi system-on-chip from Espressif Systems.
We designed this kit to get you up and running with your project idea quickly and easily. It is also a learning platform for developing ideas on the ESP8266. We hope that it will be useful for displaying basic information from a website or to upload data or information to a website. There are millions of ways this board can be used - let your imagination run free...
The kit contains:
It is a relatively easy to solder kit (as we have already soldered the surface mount parts!). It should take in the region of 1-2 hours to construct.
The board can be programmed using a micro USB cable via the Arduino IDE or other Integrated Development Environments. We are providing some basic programs to get you started, which are designed as starting points for your project. We hope to update these with new ideas and examples.
There as also breakout pads for easily adding a serial data connection, external I2C connection and also for an HC-12 wireless serial module (note: HC-12 is not supplied).
This project is fully open-source and the PCB design files and software are available here: https://github.com/curiouselectric/CheeseBoardCheddar
Please keep us informed of the amazing things you do with it!
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Matt Little from The Curious Electric Company is an electrical and electronic engineer mainly working on renewable energy projects.
He is also a founding member of Nottingham Hackspace in the UK and is interested in helping people make stuff. Every so often there is the need for a device which has not been fulfilled elsewhere. Hence the projects here are a random mixture of things, including LEDs, displays, micro-controller development boards and renewable energy products.