Kurt E. Clothier
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Basic IoT Device using ESP8266 and PubNub

This is a quick start guide on using the ESP8266 as an IoT device powered by PubNub.

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Basic IoT Device using ESP8266 and PubNub

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×1
Capacitor
0.1uF Ceramic Decoupling Cap (optional)
×1
LED (generic)
One is optional power status indicator
×2
ESP8266 ESP-01
Espressif ESP8266 ESP-01
×1
Push Button (generic)
Normally Open, Momentary
×2
Resistor (generic)
2 x 10k ohms, 2 x 1k ohms
×4
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
SparkFun FTDI Basic Breakout - 3.3V
This is just a 3.3V level USB to Serial module
×1

Software apps and online services

PubNub Publish/Subscribe API
PubNub Publish/Subscribe API

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Computer
(I used Debian Linux)

Story

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Schematics

ESP8266 IoT Demo Schematic

Designed with Cadsoft Eagle

Code

pubnub-esp8266

This is the repo for the PubNub - ESP8266 basic IoT device demo.

Credits

Kurt E. Clothier

Kurt E. Clothier

3 projects • 9 followers
Thanks to PubNub.

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