ESP8266 – Ikea Molgan light Hack – added retries to prevent battery drain.

I was on holiday over the weekend and the unit works like a charm, I was notified of all activities detected by the PIR set above my main door.

With wifi_station_set_auto_connect(TRUE) the constant tries to connect to a missing AP or wrong password will run the batteries flat in no time.

Default retries is now set to 4 in which after that the ESP8266 will go in deep sleep to conserve power.

https://github.com/terenceang/esp8266-PIR

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