Alex Glow
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"Ouija" ESP8266 Programmer Planchette

ESP, you say? Why not make an ESP8266 programmer that looks like a beautiful "talking board" planchette... and is also wearable?

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"Ouija" ESP8266 Programmer Planchette

Things used in this project

Hardware components

ESP8266 ESP-01
Espressif ESP8266 ESP-01
×1
Tactile Switch, Top Actuated
Tactile Switch, Top Actuated
×2
Male Header 40 Position 1 Row (0.1")
Male Header 40 Position 1 Row (0.1")
Break off 6 pins to mount the FTDI cable.
×1
Custom fabricated PCB
OSH Park Custom fabricated PCB
https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/1wZMatct
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
KiCad
KiCad

Story

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Schematics

Schematic (KiCad)

Based on the programming circuit from Alasdair's article (linked above).

Routing (KiCad)

The bright green is routing on the bottom copper layer.

Code

KiCad files

Download the original KiCad PCB files!

Credits

Alex Glow

Alex Glow

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The Hackster team's resident Hardware Nerd. I like robots, music, EEG, wearables, and languages. FIRST Robotics kid.

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