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ESP8266 and Open EVSE Flashing on windows


(Paul) #1

Flashing the ESP8266 from windows.

Install programer serial drivers.

Put the esp8266 in to bootloader by pressing gp0 while pluging in.

Download the latest firmware.bin from https://github.com/OpenEVSE/ESP8266_WiFi_v2.x/releases

Then download https://github.com/Rodmg/esptool-gui/releases

Extract the win32.zip file, run the esptool-gui.exe

Select the correct com port, firmware.bin and press upload

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For the OpenEVSE firmware

Install the drivers for the programer

install WINAVR http://sourceforge.net/projects/winavr/files/latest/download?source=dlp

Create a folder

Download the firmware from https://github.com/openenergymonitor/open_evse/releases/

Rename file to open_evse.hex

Download the bat file and .bin file from https://github.com/OpenEVSE/open_evse/releases

Connect the OpenEVSE and run the bat file. when completed (about 60 seconds) close the dos windows do not press any key or it will flash again.

ALL DONE .


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(Glyn Hudson) #2

Nice work, thanks for posting.

I and many of the OpenEVSE developers are Linux users, therefore the user guide / instructions are more tailored to Linux rather than Windows. It’s really great that you’ve highlighted windows alternative.


(Paul) #3

More just for my own reference in 6 months time :grin:

and if it helps another user :+1: