Usually you use a usb cable to power and programAdafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 via the mini usb port:
But what if you want to use external 3.3V (or 5V) power supply? To which pin should you connect it?
A while ago Jan Almeroth have done excellent research on how Sonoff devices operate. Thanks to his (and many others’) work, projects like SonOTA are now possible. I’ll try to summarize the information in this article.
It appears that sonoffs areIoTgocompatible devices.IoTgo platform was created by Itead and aims to facilitate easier integration between IoT devices and Applications.It mainly consists of three parts:
Remote switches, Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart home in general are quite trendy nowadays. There are plenty of trademarks and devices that allow you to switch lights, heating, garage doors etc via an application on your mobile / web page.
There is one very popular gadget among the Smart housers – the Sonoff. It is actually a trademark that includes various kinds of remote switches. Sonoff devices are getting more and more popular these days because they are small, cheap, cloud ready, easy to use and have built-in AD/DC converter (i.e. no external power supply is needed, just a cable to plug it in the grid). Some sonoffs can be controlled via RF keyfobs.