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Dev Board

Ultimate ESP8266 development board
built by makers for makers.

Specifications / Features

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  • 16 MB Flash
  • 5V Relay
  • RS232 interface
  • IR Receiver
  • IR LED
  • Terminal Block for Power & RS232
  • Terminal Block for Relay
  • Easily accessible GPIO
  • Micro USB (power & programming)

Getting Started

  1. Download Arduino IDE (
  2. Setup ESP8266 support for Arduino IDE:
    • Start Arduino and open Preferences window.
    • Enter into the Additional Board Manager URLs field.
    • Open Boards Manager from the Tools > Board menu and find esp8266 platform.
    • Select the version you need from the drop-down box.
    • Click the Install button.
    • Don't forget to select your ESP8266 board from the Tools > Board menu after installation.
  3. Select "Generic ESP8266 Module"
  4. Pick the following from the Tools menu:
    • Upload Speed: 115200
    • CPU Frequency: 80MHz
    • Crystal Frequency: 26MHz
    • Flash Size: 16MB
    • Flash Mode: DOUT
    • Flash Frequency: 40MHz
    • Port: (the serial port of your USB cable)
  5. Paste the code below into a new sketch and upload to the board:
  6. const int LED_RED = 5;
    void setup() {
        pinMode(LED_RED, OUTPUT);     // setup red LED as output
    void loop() {
        digitalWrite(LED_RED, LOW);   // turn the LED on
        delay(1000);                  // wait for a second
        digitalWrite(LED_RED, HIGH);  // turn the LED off
        delay(1000);                  // wait for a second

    If all goes well the board will program and the red LED will start blinking.

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