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  • Get Started with ESP8266 Using AT Commands, NodeMCU, or Arduino (ESP-12E)

    Found this tutorial instead of the above video making it sound hard i followed this http://randomnerdtutorials.com/flashing-nodemcu-fi...and well it was easy as 123

    why wont my 8266 connnect to my windows 10 laptop oon tutorials byit shows he plugs in and his laptop/pc connects but mine dosnt ive tried looking for driver links.can someone post the video above but instead of using a mac use a windows platform laptop/pc im a motor vehicle mechanic not a programmer but have an invention i need to make hoprfully using the node 8266 as a on and off switch with a distance of 25meters minimum can it be done or will i need additional items such as a transmitter board say like whats on a drone ,what im inventing i need to turn on and off like a light switch,i got my idea whilst flying my drone which i can control the motors to turn on or off...if anyone has any idea if this will work and if i need more bits but most of all how to get it to connect to my lap...

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    why wont my 8266 connnect to my windows 10 laptop oon tutorials byit shows he plugs in and his laptop/pc connects but mine dosnt ive tried looking for driver links.can someone post the video above but instead of using a mac use a windows platform laptop/pc im a motor vehicle mechanic not a programmer but have an invention i need to make hoprfully using the node 8266 as a on and off switch with a distance of 25meters minimum can it be done or will i need additional items such as a transmitter board say like whats on a drone ,what im inventing i need to turn on and off like a light switch,i got my idea whilst flying my drone which i can control the motors to turn on or off...if anyone has any idea if this will work and if i need more bits but most of all how to get it to connect to my laptop,that be a great start cheers all

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  • craigy2210 commented on TonesB's instructable ESP8266 WiFi Module for Dummies1 year ago
    ESP8266 WiFi Module for Dummies

    hi can someone tell me how to connect the 8266 to my win10 laptop i plug it in via usb,i get the sound its connected but then nothing ive tried finding driver links...Nothing thay helps me connect the esp8266 to my windows 10.problem is i bought 5 off these for is a smalla project,all i want the board to do is turn something on and off but need it to do that at a a min distance of 25mtrs.i got the idea from a drone i bought.that goes about 30mtrs and i control my drone with my iphone 6.So i thought well if i can control my drone via mobile ,then surely i can turn something on and offI asked about and was told that the esp8266 is what i needed,as its a transmitter but thats the thing i didnt think id have to programme anything i thought plug and play off i go,Ive thought alnog the lines...

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    hi can someone tell me how to connect the 8266 to my win10 laptop i plug it in via usb,i get the sound its connected but then nothing ive tried finding driver links...Nothing thay helps me connect the esp8266 to my windows 10.problem is i bought 5 off these for is a smalla project,all i want the board to do is turn something on and off but need it to do that at a a min distance of 25mtrs.i got the idea from a drone i bought.that goes about 30mtrs and i control my drone with my iphone 6.So i thought well if i can control my drone via mobile ,then surely i can turn something on and offI asked about and was told that the esp8266 is what i needed,as its a transmitter but thats the thing i didnt think id have to programme anything i thought plug and play off i go,Ive thought alnog the lines of this im a rc helicopter,drone specialist and flight instructor of RC items and build helicopters,planes race built high speed rc boats...so could i not take one of my digital transmitters and wire this to the esp8266 then download ardiuno or even a app like the one to my iphone i use to fly my drone with and then once connected i can then turn the sep8266 into a on and off switch... via mobileAny light into this project of what i need if anything what software and any programme writing ill need to put on the esp8266 to make it work. Any help at all as it would be good to read a few comments and learn all the exciting things i could make

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