Introduction: ESP8266 Mini Tutorial

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In this first introduction to the ESP8266 I will show you what this 5$ wifi board can do and how to handle it properly.

Step 1: Watch the Video!

The video gives you a pretty good idea about what the ESP8266 is and how to handle it. But here I will provide you with some additional info about this board.

Step 2: Where to Buy It?

Here are links for the ESP8266 board on Amazon and Ebay:


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Version 3:

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Version 3:

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Version 3:

Step 3: Useful Sites!

Here is a list of useful sites which can help you when you work with this board:

Commands list, CustomFW, Uploading tool:
Update tutorial:

Datasheet (english):

ESP8266 Forum:

Step 4: Awesome Projects!

Here is a list with awesome projects which involves the ESP8266:

Weather station:
Email notifier:

Online LED dimmer:

Step 5: Make Your Own Projects!

I will definitely find a good project for this little board in the futute. And I hope that so do you.

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