ESP Easy on the Sonoff TH10

It has been a while since my last post, but I haven’t really done any new things, and everything has pretty much just worked as it should. What broke, was my very first Sonoff, which is in the most read post (, and has been put through quite a few experiments and mishaps, one which … Read more

Power supply efficiency

The last few weeks I have been working on different projects for industrial robots, and while working on that I came across some genuine power supplies, and then decided to test the efficiency between the genuine and copy.

To test that I use two mains power meters, and use the average between the two (I don’t have a high end meter for that, so using two different brands and models should in theory be more accurate than using just one), and to load them I will use my Re:Load Pro electronic load.

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ITEAD: Smart Socket – WiFi Smart Socket EU Plug – First impressions – And firmware flashing

In a previous post, I had a look at the Sonoff in the “Replacing the ITEAD Sonoff firmware” post, and not long after they released a new and even more handy smart socket, again with a relay inside to switch mains voltage, and a little power supply to power the ESP8266 driving it all. Outside … Read more