- on Microcontrollers
- Published in issue 1/2016 on page 49
WLAN for Microcontrollers
Take control with an ESP8266
Taking your first steps into the Internet of Things, where your refrigerator talks to the supermarket and the heating responds to a smartphone call may seem a bit daunting for many, but don’t despair, the hurdle is not as high as it seems.
Processor Tensilica L106, 32-bit Processor clock 80 / 160 MHz RAM memory 32 + 80 KB Flash memory Max. 16 MB, typically 512 KB to 1 MB Operating Voltage 3.3 V, not 5 V tolerant Current 10 µA to 170 mA GPIO port count 17, including I2C, SPI, UART, PWM multiplexed Analog port count 1, 10-bit resolution, input range 0 to 1 V WLAN standard 802.11 b/g/n/.... Simultaneous TCP channels Max. 5 Supported functions (Modi) Station, Accesspoint, Station+Accesspoint