Does anyone know if the particle boards are generally unstable or have a high production failure rate or something?
I took delivery of 3. My first one kindof worked after about an hour of setup, for about 30 minutes - I played with tinker, got an LED flashing, and saw it upload a few things to the cloud a couple of times - a few days later, it no longer connects to the cloud ever again. My second and third ones seem to set up, but aside from one single status update to the cloud one time, have never worked.
After a ton of reboots, and all kind of re-loading different wifi networks, all different kinds of resets etc - nothing - the best I can get is “breathing magenta”.
Is there a way to use these things even if the wifi is screwing up? Can I program them over USB like a normal arduino, and if so, how do I compile and upload ?
What are all the known things that cause breathing-magenta? If it’s something my or my network or power or whatever-else are doing, I’d prefer to fix the probem of course…