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 (http://tritek.pw/2016/05/22/replacing-the-itead-sonoff-firmware/), 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