Connecting ESPDUINO (ESP-13) to Arduino IDE

https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino was the most helpful place to start. You need to

  • open the Arduino IDE
  • Open ‘Preferences’ menu under ‘File’
  • Add the url http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json to the ‘Additional Boards Manager URLs’ input box
  • click ‘OK’
  • open menus ‘Tools’ -> ‘Board’ -> ‘Boards Manager’
  • find the esp8266 by searching in search filter input
  • Click the esp8266 and click install

You should then be able to connect to and upload sketches to the espduino board.

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  1. Can you describe the electrical connections you used for ESP-13 too? Normal mode (when it responds to AT commands) and Firmware Writing Mode (when you deploy the program) ?

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