ESP32 vs C.H.I.P. Microcontroller/processor

And you live in the EU? What card do you have? If you don’t have to pay anything extra for the creditcard, I would like to have one too.
Not that I have to use it very often, but than I have a creditcard when I need one.

if you are in US or you have someone there it’s even cheaper than ESP8266
i am Egyptian lives in Saudi arabia , and of course you will never find RPI zero in the marker here.
one of my friends was in short visit to US i asked him to visit [microcenter] ( and git me RPI 3 & Zero one each.
and the Good thing that he found a sale on it $ 0.99 for Zero and $29.99 for RPI 3.
but only one piece for every customer.

that’s good , here i have to pay (SAR 400) $110 annual Fee , with 1% money back but with minimum of (SAR 50,000) $ 13.333 after that you can get this 1% back. scam :smiling_imp:

@Pavel will be going to Microcenter everyday then until the sale ends. I’ll PM my address :slight_smile:

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mini compute with 1GHZ processor and 512 MB ram + HDMI output for less than a Dollar but the only issue is that you have to bring you own header pin for I/O :grin:

and on ebay you will get it for $20

Sounds great Pavel… does this mean you will be soon supporting the C.H.I.P. for both server and controller, as done with the RPi?? Having integrated WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, etc. in a nice small package sounds just right some Blynk attention. I have three of them (one in the PocketC.H.I.P. shell) and would love to start integrating all three in an easier fashion.

If you can run Java on CHIP, you can try running Blynk server on it.

I guess I was hoping for a bit more of a tutorial :stuck_out_tongue:

However, after much Gargling (that’s the sound you start making after hours/days of searching/reading/testing/rejecting Google posts), I was able to install Java to C.H.I.P using this site’s directions:

Then install Blynk, after adding “–no-check-certificate”:

wget --no-check-certificate ""

And modding the directory to match C.H.I.P for the run command:

java -jar server-0.20.1.jar -dataFolder /home/chip/Blynk

THEN… manually!! typing in the auth code to my Arduino Ethernet test code - repeatedly - until I got it right :stuck_out_tongue: (I guess the email auth code function from Android does not work when using own server???).

And… it works!!.. sort of… my test servo control is still erratic and jumpy (I had thought it might have been the ping, which was one reason for the local server).

Also, I am unable to access the Administration Panel UI from my PC, just says no connection… (And yes, correct IP, and I am assuming, correct port for me - Any helpful ideas on this?

But at least I now have Blynk on my Android, controlling an Arduino (ethernet) via a local server, running wireless on a headless C.H.I.P. :smiley:

And I think I learned a thing or two… that I now have a love/hate relationship with all things Linux :heart_eyes: :rage:

Hope this helps the next crazy who wants to set up a server on it.


Congratulations! :wink:

@Gunner I’m hoping to receive a delivery of CHIP2 and CHIP2+'s shortly so I’m preparing to run Blynk on them.

Onion have a WiKi for installing the Blynk library at

[quote=“Gunner, post:28, topic:8504”]
I guess the email auth code function from Android does not work when using own server???
[/quote] Local server does email tokens.

Look through the general server installation notes again for Blynk at