RF scanning and other geek stuff with the ESP8266/ESP32

Homeautomation, Sensor Reading and Beer Brewing.
Or at least trying to...

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Inspired by a DEF CON talk from Marc Newlin (MouseJack) and Samy Kamkar (RollJam) I was wondering what else could fit inside a good old Nintendo controller. The ones I am using are clones and can be found on ebay for about 4$. After some time of prototyping, cutting, soldering and programming I finally was able to get my ESP32 (Sparkfun Thing) with a Li-ion battery a ST7735 LCD and a small RFM69HW running.

At this point I2C sensors can be used with the controller which will then broadcast the readings via Websockets to a Webinteraface with gauge or to another cluster with the build in RFM69. With the help of some great C/C++ libraries forked for the well kown ESP8266 a future version should be capable of connecting a TI CC1101 or NRF24L01 Plug&Play simply with pin connectors.

NES Controller with an ESP32

Endless possibilities with a microcontroller inside a NES Controller. Read sensors, make a RF Scanner/Remote

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ISM Scanner 433MHz/ 868MHz/ 915MHz

Using an ESP32, ST7735 LCD and RFM69HW. Recording and sending ISM or other signals, or just do Homeautomation.

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Sensor reading with Webinterface

ESP8266/ESP32 reading temperature, airpressure, humidity and lux with a BME280 and BH1750

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