ESP8266 Wifi Smart Garage Door

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Use an ESP-01 micro controller to control your Garage Door


Christopher Rust wrote 03/16/2015 at 01:54 point

Hi Pete, thanks for sharing your project!  I've been having fun experimenting with the ESP8266-01 modules so I thought I would try your example.  Right now I'm having a problem installing the code on the ESP8266 so I wanted to ask if you might expand on that process a little more.  I assume you made an init.lua file to go along with the code in your example?  I'm sorry if this is a really basic question.  I'm also having an issue with the relay energizing as soon as the module starts up.  Perhaps that does not occur once the module is correctly programmed?  Right now I have to disconnect both the relay and the switch from GPIO_0 and GPIO_2 before powering up the ESP8266 in order to connect with the module in ESplorer.  Once its powered up and connected I can go  ahead and connect the relay and switch and then everything works.  

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xnakxx wrote 03/22/2015 at 19:16 point

Depending in the relay you are using it may be pulling GPIO0 LOW causing the ESP to boot into program mode.

Ohh I just read you comment without looking at the schematic. Probably not your issue but Just incase anyone is using GPIO0 to control a relay... watch for this. 

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