Ray Burnette
Published © MIT

ESP8266: Turn Off WiFi - Reduce Current Big Time

Disable the WiFi on an ESP8266 NodeMCU to create a 164102 Dhrystone beast that consumes less than 50mA at 160MHz

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ESP8266: Turn Off WiFi - Reduce Current Big Time

Things used in this project

Hardware components

NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
NodeMCU ESP8266 Breakout Board
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Software apps and online services

Espressif ESP8266 core
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Story

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Schematics

About the ESP8266 under ArduinoIDE

How to connect and use

Code

Test Program

C/C++
Test sketch to disable RF section of ESP8266 ( you must have ESP8266 core installed this way: https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino#available-versions)
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Credits

Ray Burnette

Ray Burnette

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IT architect - retired AT&T... USAF-Secure Comm , Burroughs, Clemson U. School of EE Research, Southern Bell, BellSouth, SofKinetics, Inc. (President), AT&T IT

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