How to made Cactus Micro R2 as ESP8266 programmer
Step 1. Check hardware wires
The Cactus Micro Rev2 has connected esp8266 module as the bottom table. You don't need make any change.
|ESP8266||Cactus Micro Rev2|
Step 2. Program the programmer sketch
We wrote a sketch esp8266Programmer. For upgrade firmware for esp8266 module, you should open Arduino IDE and upload the sketch.
Step 3. Download tools and upload firmware to esp8266
- For Linux/OSX, download the modified version esptool, we changed the flash block to smaller size.
- For Windows, download the NodeMCU Flasher (Options: 1M bytes/QIO)
If upload failed, please press the reset button on Cactus Micro Rev2 and try again.