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  • Probedude commented on amackay's instructable PiAware Radar Kiosk3 months ago
    PiAware Radar Kiosk

    Thanks for walking through how to show PiAware on the Pi itself. I'm going to build one for my desk at work. Question for you - I followed your steps and when I rebooted I get a chrome browser pop up in incognito mode but no piaware displayed. In your instructions above you mention "Please note that the ip address will be for the ip address for your Pi Aware Flight Aware Skyview site". Where does this get entered?Also will this work standalone with no connection to the internet?Thanks for your hard work!

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  • Probedude commented on badjer1's instructable Arduino Nixie Clock & Weather Station1 year ago
    Arduino Nixie Clock & Weather Station

    Nice work! I like how it's not just a nixie clock.

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    Dumb mistake on my part - I missed where you said the files had to be in a \mp3 subfolder. I put them in the root. Once I put them in the right folder everything works! Did have to extend the timeout when using the longer sounds - it would truncate the hour chime otherwise. Thanks for your help!

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    BigGurt, as soon as I tried an example I saw my error. I needed to choose the Wemos D1 R1 Mini as the board type and then the project built correctly and I could upload. Disregard my statement above about changing ESP8266WiFi.h to SerialESP8266WiFi.h, that was my attempt to fix the problem when I didn't chose the right board.That said, though I can compile and upload and run, I can't get the MP3 part to work. I think my board cannot use the TX line so I need to code it to use a different pin.

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    Thanks Dave, I have pushbuttons connected to IO1 and IO2 of the MP3 module and the sounds play when I push them. I am thinking that my TX pin on my Wemos board isn't working.

    I do own a logic analyzer. Serial data is coming out the TX pin but the format doesn't look correct for the DFPlayer. Looks like I need to make a simple program to just get the player to work and then go from there. Out of curiousity, what version Arduino IDE, and what is the version ESP8266 board add-in are using? (2.0.0? 2.3.0?) Thanks for your help.

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    Hi Dave, I have the RX of the DFPlayer going to the TX pin of the Wemos through a 1K resistor but I'm not able to trigger any MP3 audio. Light on DFPlayer remains dark. Triple checked my wiring to no avail. Any idea what I should look for?

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    Hi Dave,Same error after adding the ESP8266 support and choosing the Wemos D1 R2 & mini board. Tried a fresh install on another laptop and got the same results:- have to rename the ESP8266 include statement to: #include <SerialESP8266wifi.h> as the name has changed- Next had an error about not finding avr/pgmspace.h in SerialESP8266wifi.h. Fixed that by changing it to 'pgmspace.h'Now getting the same error as above - 'WifiClient does not name a type"Guess I should start with a simpler sketch and see if I can get it build.

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  • WiFi Connected Clock With Westminster Chimes

    Similar problems here Dave. The MP3 player library changed names, as did the ESP8266Wifi library. I've edited the includes to match the new library names so that it doesn't complain when building, however now I keep getting errors about 'WifiClient does not name a type' or 'not defined in this scope'Dave (another one)

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