LED Matrix Bar Weather Station V1 – Kit


LED Matrix Bar Weather Station V1 is a smart watch that displays the exact time and weather through the Internet using Wifi.

In addition, you can access and control remotely via the web, and you can use it as home IoT.

You can connect via the web, enter the message, and display it in the LED Matrix Bar.

The web is designed as a simple web application that can be viewed as a responsive web when connected through a web browser on a smartphone or PC.

The source has been released and can be easily modified and used. -> here

If you want to output 3D parts, please select Include from the options below.

If you want to output 3D parts directly, select Not include in the option.

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– ESP8266 WeMos D1 mini module which I finally found good application for (now you can buy better cheap ESPs)
– 6 x LEDMatrix module with MAX7219 driver
– supplied directly from USB port with USB plug
– all data are synchronized every 7-8 minutes
– time and date are taken from google.com
– weather informations are grabbed from openweather.org JSON api
– no hardware RTC clock is necessary
+ internal temperature, humidity sensor (options – DS18B20(Internal), DHT22(Indoor), DHT12(Outdoor))
+ ESP8266 setup and control as a Wi-Fi Web Server (WiFiManager, OTA, mDNS)
+ receives a message input from a User Input page, then displays the message on a scrolling LED matrix display.

* The interface for all the controls is designed as a webapp for internet browser.

– 6 x MAX7219 8 x 8 LED Matrix module
– 1 x WeMos D1 mini
– 1 x Interface Shield

Schematic is available here:
– Normal(v1.0.1): https://easyeda.com/neoseven/led-matrix-bar-weather-station-normal

– Expansion(v1.0.4): https://easyeda.com/neoseven/led-matrix-bar-weather-station (Unfinished – Future plans)

Source code is available here:
– V1: https://github.com/ZalophusDokdo/ESP8266_LED_Matrix_Bar_Weather_Station

Configuring the upload environment

How to configure standard Arduino IDE to use as Arduino ESP8266 IDE.

First download Arduino IDE and install it on computer.
IMPORTANT: Download old version Arduino 1.8.1.

Open Arduino IDE and go to File – Preferences.
Enter http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json under Adittional boards manager.

Select Boards Manager in Tools – Board
Find ESP8266 and press Install
IMPORTANT: Download old version esp8266 by ESP8266 Community Version 2.3.0.

IMPORTANT: Additional Libraries
go to Sketch – Include Library – Manage Libraries
Find and Install
– WiFiManager by tzapu,tablatronix Version 0.15.0
– DHT Sensor library by Adafruit Version 1.3.0
– ArduinoJson by Benoit Blanchon Version 5.11.1

After install select ESP8266 board.
– Board: WeMos D1 R2 & mini
– Upload Speed: “921600”
– CPU Frequency: “80 MHz”
– Flash Size: “4M (3M SPIFFS)”
– Port: COM??

3D Parts:
– V1: http://shop.bluecomtech.com/ko_KR/product/led-matrix-bar-weather-station-v1-3d-design-files-case-stnad
– Pinshape : https://pinshape.com/items/46659-3d-printed-led-matrix-bar-weather-station-v1
– Thingiverse : https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2650808


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