by Silicognition LLC

An ESP32-based board with wired Ethernet connectivity and power over Ethernet

View all updates Dec 13, 2018

Stretch Goal Reached

It took some doing but we finally did reach our stretch goal of $15K, yay! :) All backers will get a female GPIO header with their wESP32.

wESP32 headers

The header will be included uninstalled so you can choose whether you use it or not, and whether you install it facing up or down or whatever works for your project. Keep in mind that the GPIO has 12 V power on it, so if you decide to use a header, using a female header is a good idea so you don’t have a pin with 12 V on it sticking out that you could accidentally short to something else.

Production update

Parts have started to arrive for the second production build, including extra 10 uF/25 V capacitors that were missing to be able to run the first build. CTS can now proceed with building the wESP32 main boards. They have been working on the programming boards while we were waiting for these parts.

wESP32 panel

In the meantime, since CTS is running seriously behind schedule, I decided to not do the second build of the wESP32-Prog locally but to use it as a trial run for the Chinese manufacturer Boktech. They sent me a picture of their first article and I have to say I’m very happy with how it looks:


Depending on my evaluation when the boards arrive and how things work out with scheduling at CTS, I may decide to run the second production run of the wESP32 at Boktech as well.

$48,444 raised

of $2,000 goal

2,422% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices


wESP32 (rev 7)

A rev 7 wESP32 (with RTL8201FI), 16 MB flash and 13 W power.


wESP32 (rev 7) Starter Kit

A rev 7 wESP32 (with RTL8201FI), 16 MB flash and 13 W power. The starter kit includes a serial programmer.



You will receive one wESP32-Prog for your programming needs.


Silicognition LLC

Silicognition LLC is an electronic design services company that focuses on deeply embedded, IoT and low power systems.

Patrick Van Oosterwijck

Dixon Chan Dick

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