Gustavo Reynaga
Published © CC BY-SA

IoT Candle

Beatiful Candle with ESP8266 and WS2811 BreakOut

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IoT Candle

Things used in this project

Hardware components

ESP8266 ESP-01
Espressif ESP8266 ESP-01
×1
SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
×1
SparkFun ws2812b BreakOut
×1
Pushbutton switch 12mm
SparkFun Pushbutton switch 12mm
×2
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Arduino core for ESP8266 WiFi chip

Story

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Schematics

IoT Candle

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Code

IoT Candle

Arduino
Enjoy this beatiful IoT Candle
// Source: Tim Bartlett
//https://github.com/timpear
// This turns the animations into functions



#include <Adafruit_NeoPixel.h>
#define PIN 2

Adafruit_NeoPixel strip = Adafruit_NeoPixel(1, PIN, NEO_GRB + NEO_KHZ800);

void setup() {
  strip.begin();
  strip.show();
}

void loop() {
  colorStep(2000); //This calls the colorStep animation, and sends the variable 2000 for delay time
  fader(); //This calls the fader animation
  fadeRepeater(4); //This tells fadeRepeater to happen 4 times
}

void colorStep(int pause) {
  strip.setPixelColor(0, 255, 0, 0);
  strip.show();
  delay(pause);
  strip.setPixelColor(0, 0, 255, 0);
  strip.show();
  delay(pause);
  strip.setPixelColor(0, 0, 0, 255);
  strip.show();
  delay(pause);
  strip.setPixelColor(0, 255, 255, 255);
  strip.show();
  delay(pause);
  strip.setPixelColor(0, 0, 0, 0);
  strip.show();
  delay(pause);
}

void fader() {
  for (int i = 0; i < 255; i++) {
    strip.setPixelColor(0, i, i, 0);
    strip.show();
    delay(4);
  }
  for (int i = 255; i > 0; i--) {
    strip.setPixelColor(0, i, i, 0);
    strip.show();
    delay(4);
  }  
}

void fadeRepeater (int reps) {
  for (int i = 0; i < reps; i++) {
    fader();
  }
}

Credits

Gustavo Reynaga

Gustavo Reynaga

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Thanks to Tim Bartlett.

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