March 30, 2022

The ESP32-C3

This is my first experience with the RISC-V architecture. I almost purchased an ESP32-C3-DevKitC-02 from Adafruit for $10 because that was affordable and seemed like an easy way to take a look at RISC-V. If I had done that, I would have gotten the official board from Espressif.

What I did instead was that I ordered 4 of what look like the same thing on AliExpress (it turns out they are not the same). I paid $3.50 each, the entire order came to $19.07, so these cost me $5 each.

I have discovered that the LED setup is quite different, what other differences there may be, I don't know yet.

So, we have "official" boards from Espressif (which I do not have), and we have "NodeMCU" boards from AliExpress (which I am working with).

Feedback? Questions? Drop me a line!

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