3D Printing

WIoT-2 Weather Station – Nextion TFT with ESP8266

This is a continuation from my prior WIoT weather station.   I decided to upgrade to a Nextion TFT LCD due to issues I was having with SPI comms between the Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 and the RA8875 Controller.  After some research I discovered that this is a common issue with the ESP8266 and SPI communications.  So, what is WIoT-2?  Well, it’s lots of things…  I use it as a cloud-connected (IoT) info center of...
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3D Printing

LulzBot Mini: Arduino Temp Monitor / Fan & LED Controller

I’m on a mission to reduce the amount of noise my LulzBot Mini 3D printer makes. I’ve already added a motor damper to the Y axis.  However, one thing that is consistently noisy is the case fan.   It’s on at > 70% nearly all the time.  In addition to this, the air vent fins in the side of the case amplifies the fan noise.  So, I decided to build my own fan controller....
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