The BARGAIN basement part 3

found an interesting bargain you like to share ?
this is the central place where you can link tips about bargains.
(diy electronics components, tools, gateways, chips, antenna’s, cables, kits, measuring equipment, sensors, lora related things)

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US $6.80 incl. shipping

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I’m sure looking forward to the end of the Chinese holidays :smirk: .

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ebay withdrawal symptoms … been there :wink:

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gassensoren

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cable

So the Chinese 32u4 node with Li charge is now offered with two flavours of antenna costing < €1 per antenna. Before we go mad buying China again can somebody give an opinion on the antennas?

I will invest based on feedback please & thanks!

https://m.ebay.com/itm/1-4Pcs-LoRa32u4-II-868MHz-915MHz-Development-Board-Lora-Wifi-Module-Antenna-/182763895282?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20150519202348%26meid%3De01faa12762742629366aa7a1488ec24%26pid%3D100408%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D9%26sd%3D172835284291&_trksid=p2056116.c100408.m2460&varId=690082027004

US $1.25 incl. shipping


US $1.05 incl. shipping

funny thing is… both antennas have an IPX connector which is not available on that board.
so you have to cut of that connector and solder the cable direct on the RFM95.
I would prefer the coil one… but a little piece of wire will do to

@BoRRoZ
iPX connector is on bottom side, just received mine today
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ah ok… not with the one I have here… probably a monday morning board or an older version :wink:

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/DPS5015-DC-50V-15A-Adjustable-Step-down-Regulated-LCD-Digital-Power-Supply-Modul/152733442860
US $24.50 incl. shipping

  • build a little desktop labpowersupply with the 2A version
    x503

https://www.conrad.nl/nl/strapubox-3023-h-80-consolebehuizing-162-x-100-x-80-abs-grijs-1-stuks-524301.html

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US $1.46 incl. shipping

can they be used for outdoor nodes ? … sure they can :sunglasses:

x504

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ESP32 with SX1276 (868/915 MHz) and 0.96" OLED display now released.
Just ordered a few for a test

esp32_sx1276

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Great, bought 2 to test, any link to lib and code?
Guess what you can now pay with paypal on AliExpress :wink:

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US $8.75 incl. shipping

thanks for the tip.

FYI there are some cheaper ones on aliexpress at the moment, got one for around 12$, search for “wifi lora kit 32”.

Edit : that wasa reply to the “ESP32 with SX1276 (868/915 MHz) and 0.96” OLED display" post

Actually I made that post related to a SX1276 based module, which seems to be released freshly.
The other and cheaper modules which are widely available are based on SX1278 and support only 434 MHz, not 868/915 MHz as the one I mentioned.

Newer modules are usually more expensive and price tend to go down as production increases.

@DeuxVis if you have cheaper links for the ESP32 / 868 MHz, feel free to post.

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Oh you are right that is a SX1278 I ordered facepalm thank for correcting me.