ESP03 - ESP8266 Serial Wi-Fi Module
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DescriptionThe ESP8266, including its ESP-03 variant, is a highly popular and low-cost microcontroller with built-in Wi-Fi.
Here's a comprehensive overview of the ESP-03 ESP8266 Serial Wi-Fi Module:Microcontroller Core: The ESP8266, which powers the ESP-03, utilizes a Tensilica L106 32-bit microcontroller.
Wi-Fi Capabilities: It supports 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi standards and offers a complete Wi-Fi networking solution, making it suitable for IoT (Internet of Things) applications.
Memory: The module typically includes 4 MB of flash memory.
Form Factor: The ESP-03 is one of the smaller ESP8266 modules and comes in a small ceramic package with an edge-mounted antenna and 15 GPIO pins.
Power: A 3.3V DC power supply is required. Note that 5V can damage the module.
Features:UART Interface: This provides a direct connection to microcontrollers or serial consoles.
GPIO Pins: Multiple General-Purpose Input/Output pins are available for interfacing with other hardware.
Software: The module can be programmed using the Arduino IDE, Lua (using the NodeMCU firmware), or the ESP8266 SDK.
OTA Updates: Over-the-Air update functionality allows the firmware to be updated wirelessly.
Low Power: Supports sleep modes making it suitable for battery-operated applications.
Applications:Home Automation: Due to its Wi-Fi capabilities, it's a popular choice for home automation projects like smart switches, temperature monitors, etc.
IoT Projects: Used in a wide variety of Internet of Things projects due to its small form factor and wireless capabilities.
Weather Stations: Can send meteorological data to cloud platforms.
Wearable Tech: Its small size makes it a candidate for Wi-Fi-enabled wearable technology.
Using the ESP03 :Programming: You may need an external 3.3V UART adapter to program the module. Remember to connect the CH_PD pin to 3.3V to enable the chip during programming.
Development Environments: While it can be programmed using the native ESP8266 SDK, many hobbyists prefer the Arduino IDE due to its ease of use.
Power: Always ensure you're using a 3.3V power source. A 5V supply can damage the ESP8266.
Networking: The ESP8266 supports both as a client (connecting to other Wi-Fi networks) and as an access point (creating its own Wi-Fi network).
Voltage Levels: The ESP-03 operates at 3.3V, so when interfacing with 5V devices, you'll need to use a level shifter.
Antenna: The ESP-03 has an edge-mounted ceramic antenna.
Firmware: There are multiple firmware options available, such as the default AT command set, NodeMCU (Lua-based), or custom firmware using the Arduino IDE or ESP8266 SDK.
The ESP-03 ESP8266 module, with its combination of compactness, affordability, and Wi-Fi capabilities, has sparked a revolution in the DIY and IoT spaces, enabling countless wireless projects and products.
- 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Direct (P2P), soft-AP
- Integrated TCP/IP protocol stack
- Integrated TR switch, balun, LNA, power amplifier, and matching network
- Integrated PLLs, regulators, DCXO, and power management units
- +19.5dBm output power in 802.11b mode
- Power down leakage current of <10uA
- Integrated low-power 32-bit CPU could be used as an application processor
- SDIO 1.1/2.0, SPI, UART
- STBC, 1×1 MIMO, 2×1 MIMO
- A-MPDU & A-MSDU aggregation & 0.4ms guard interval
- Wake up and transmit packets in < 2ms
- Standby power consumption of < 1.0mW (DTIM3)
- SDIO 2.0, SPI, UART
- 32-pin QFN package
- Integrated RF switch, balun, 24dBm PA, DCXO, and PMU
- Integrated RISC processor, on-chip memory, and external memory interfaces
- Integrated MAC/baseband processors
- Quality of Service management
- I2S interface for high-fidelity audio applications
- On-chip low-dropout linear regulators for all internal supplies
- Proprietary spurious-free clock generation architecture
- Integrated WEP, TKIP, AES, and WAPI engines
- Length * Width * Height (mm) : 21 * 13 * 2.5 mm
- Weight (gm): 2
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