David Bates
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IoT Flaming and Talking Pumpkin using AWS and ESP8266

Scare those little ghouls this Halloween with fire. Simply press your Amazon Dash (or IoT) button and within 5 seconds Boom!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 Breakout
Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 Breakout
You can use any ESP8266-12 variant
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Voice Record and Playback Module
I wired this up to an 8ohm desktop speaker.
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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AWS IoT Button
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT Button
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General Purpose Transistor NPN
General Purpose Transistor NPN
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply 5V/3.3V
SparkFun Breadboard Power Supply 5V/3.3V
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SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
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USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
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Software apps and online services

AWS IoT
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services Amazon Elasticsearch Service

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Schematics

Transistor Circuit

This image came from the great tutorial hosted on SparkFun @ https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/transistors/applications-i-switches
Pnp switch motor 3

Code

ESP8266 Arduino Library

Credits

David Bates

David Bates

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