Just received my first ESP8266 wifi module with some excitement. However I've been unable to fully communicate with it. I have connected the module to my computer via a usb to serial cable and I'm power the module via a separate power supply (3.3v).
After powering the module up I receive the following information (via PuTTY or and Arduino serial monitor window):
I have tried sending various AT commands e.g.
But I get no response. Using ctrl+m and ctrl+j in putty didn't help either.
Please see my youtube video if its helpful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvasOuHuWDc