Bug #505

ESP-01 doesn't always connect

Added by Hammel over 4 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:03 Mar 2016
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Hammel% Done:

100%

Category:Research
Target version:0.5.0
Severity:03 - Medium

Description

I'm not sure how but I'm going to need to figure out why the ESP-01 doesn't always connect to the router in my house. It's probably due to my being on the 2nd floor and the router being in the basement. But I wonder how good the ESP-01 wireless really is.

History

#1 Updated by Hammel over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • % Done changed from 0 to 10

The web interface on the ESP (via WebServer library) seems like it might do better when you do a scan before adding the hidden network and passcode. Using the option to skip the scan seems to be the one that causes problems. At least early tests seem to show this is the case.

#2 Updated by Hammel over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 10 to 100

Most of this problem went away when I upgraded to Arduino 2.4.1 and, more importantly, makeEspArduino 4.13.0.

The device now connects quite well, though in the new house I'm much closer to the router.

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