ESP8266-PRO power consumption modification

Making a battery powered arduino wifi solution can be bothersome. In most cases a lot of the on board and external components draw too much current, even when not in use.

We will look into modifying the on-board power supply and leds. The on-board ldo typically use 5 mA Quiescent Current and needs at least an input 1.3 v higher than output, making it impractical using it for battery applications. The on-board leds use around 1-2 mA.
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ESP8266-PRO How to flash

The new esp8266-pro from comes with no documentation on how to program or run. I used the USB Serial adapter CP2102 to program the unit.

It has a 3.3 and 5 volt output. It is important only using 3.3V or the board is likely to be damaged. You need the following connections to program the board.
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