How to Flash NodeMCU Firmware on ESP8266 using Windows

Why flash your esp8266 module with NodeMCU?

The ESP8266 modules may be programmed using LUA scripts using the NodeMCU firmware. You'll also find that it's quite similar to the way you program your Arduino. You can set up a WiFi connection, control the ESP8266 GPIOs, turn your ESP8266 into a web server, and do a lot more with only a few lines of code. now learn Flash NodeMCU Firmware on ESP8266 using Windows

Where can I buy an ESP8266?

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Schematics (3.3V FTDI Programmer)

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esp8266 pinout

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  • RX -> TX
  • TX -> RX
  • CH_PD -> 3.3V
  • GPIO 0 -> GND
  • VCC -> 3.3V
  • GND -> GND
Flash NodeMCU Firmware on ESP8266 using Windows

Downloading NodeMCU Flasher for Windows

After you've finished wiring your circuit, you'll need to download the NodeMCU flasher. You may download the .exe file using one of the following links:

You can find all of the information about the NodeMCU flasher by clicking here.

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Flash NodeMCU Firmware on ESP8266 using Windows

When you launch the flasher that you just downloaded, a window should emerge (as shown in the following picture).

Flash NodeMCU Firmware on ESP8266

You should be able to start the flashing process as soon as you click the “Flash” button (you may need to adjust some of the settings on the Advanced page). It ought to appear as a green circle with a check icon after finishing this process.

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