Category Archives: OpenMYR

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Press Release: WiFi Motors That Will Take the Mess and Stress Out of Your Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kickstarter Date: October 3rd, 2016 Kickstarter page MEDIA CONTACT Kyle Berezin [email protected] (315) 332-1231 WiFi Motors That Will Take the Mess and Stress Out of Your Projects Startup launches Kickstarter campaign for groundbreaking line of motors SYRACUSE, … Continue reading

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ESP8266 Output GPIO and Optimization

Like many microcontrollers, the ESP8266 has a slew of GPIO pins that can be used to interact with the outside world. Espressif provides a number of ways to interact with these pins, including the popular function gpio_output_set. When we were … Continue reading

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v0.3.0 Pulled Pork Released

Download it here! This release contains the improvements for milestones 0.2.0 and 0.3.0. New Features Built-in HTTP configuration and control page Support for up to 4 servos on one servo driver Stepper driver supports 32-bit microstepping via JSON (via TCP) … Continue reading

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Solder or no Solder

It came time to attach an ESP to the newly-arrived PCB for our stepper motor. It was only a prototype run, so we had very few boards and couldn’t afford waiting for more to come. From there the issue arose that … Continue reading

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Sacrificing Our Raspberry Pi to Our Stepper Motor Prototype

On Thursday we excitedly hurried into our workspace with a newly-arrived package. We had just received a box from Chris, our hardware engineer, containing two prototype stepper motor controller boards with a pair of motors. While we have been driving … Continue reading

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The ESP8266: A (Very) Brief Introduction

The ESP8266 system-on-a-chip is one of the most exciting development platforms to appear on the market as of late. Produced by Espressif Systems, it contains a custom Tensilica 32-bit microprocessor as well as all of the hardware needed for Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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We Are OpenMYR

Welcome to the official OpenMYR devblog. We look forward to providing you with useful information about the ESP8266 development platform and our upcoming slate of products. Our goal is to provide a range of WiFi-enabled motors to be used in … Continue reading

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