ESP32 Thing - WLan Antenna Problem

Have questions about a SparkFun product or board? This is the place to be.

Moderator: phalanx

Post Reply
VacLab
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:04 am

ESP32 Thing - WLan Antenna Problem

Post by VacLab » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:33 pm

Hi,
my board should connect to the router, send the temperature, and deepsleep for a while.
My three ESP32 Thing boards all have the problem, that WLan is taking many trys to
connect to the router (1m away). If connected most of the http requests have a timeout.
The same code is running on a ESP32 NodeMCU module without any problem.
There is no difference between USB and battery power.

But when I put my finger on the antenna, the ESP32 thing works without a problem,
so I think there is something with the antenna.

Is this behaviour known, is there a workaround ?

Thanks !

User avatar
Ross Robotics
Support Volunteer
Posts: 2007
Joined: Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:33 pm
Contact:

Re: ESP32 Thing - WLan Antenna Problem

Post by Ross Robotics » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:50 pm

Sounds like you need to contact customer service and get an exchange. It should not be doing that.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
//codlink
Available for circuit and PCB design, just PM me!

Post Reply