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).
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