This week i purchased an IotaWatt device with the 9V AC reference charger.
To configure my new IotaWatt device I followed the steps on https://guide.openenergymonitor.org/setup/iotawatt/ from the beginning:
- When i plugged 5VDC and AC-AC adapter at the same time, LED turned to RED-GREEN-RED and never finished…
- When i only plugged 5VDC (whitout AC-AC Adapter), LED begins blinking a rapid green…
In both cases, IoTaWatt seems to start up in WiFi AP, but no Wifi network with SSID "iota + " appears. However, a network with SSID “AI-THINKER_XXXX” and “No Security” appears (XXXXXX corresponds to the last 6 MAC values of my IotaWatt device).
When I connect to “AI-THINKER_XXXX” network from my mobile device, my computer was given an IP Address (192.168.4.2) but the page at 192.168.4.1 would not load (ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED) and ping respond time its too long.
I have restarted my iotaWatt device several times and the same behavior occurs…
I opened up the device and saw the SD card was seated fine.
I removed the SD card and I successfully read on my computer.
SD Card mount on my PC with “NO NAME” and FAT-32 format (8Gb).
SD has 2 directories inside:
- 02_03_18 (with 8 files inside)
- IOTAWATT.BIN (0 bytes)
- DOWNLOAD (with 1 file inside)
(Notice that no IOTAMSGS.TXT file exists.)
I maked a copy of SD CARD.
I reformatted the SD CARD (FAT-32 and MBR) and put the files on from SD Github (https://github.com/boblemaire/IoTaWatt/tree/master/SD).
Restarted IotaWatt and the same behavior occurs: only AI-THINKER wifi was present and no config page from 192.168.4.1 was loaded.
Any idea of what can be failing? Could be a hardware failure? IotaWatt its completely programmed?
Any advice will be welcome.
Thank you very much!