First Design

A project log for SPINES Mote

Self-Powered IoT Node for Environmental Sensing

Macro YauMacro Yau 07/04/2018 at 17:080 Comments

The first SPINES Mote design features a solar-powered ESP8266 (admittedly, powering a power-hungry Wi-Fi radio with a tiny solar cell might not be the best idea; a LoRa version is coming soon) with three onboard environmental sensors:

The first batch of PCBs is now being fabricated on PCBWay's factory floor. While waiting for the PCBs and parts to arrive early next week, I will introduce the modular design of SPINES in the next couple of days.