So I'm building a system for measuring temperature and humidity. For that purpose I'm using ESP12-E and DHT21. I got the whole thing working perfectly. Then I tried the deep_sleep mode. I succeeded in getting the ESP12-E waking up again and taking measurements. However, when measuring current consumed during deep sleep (using two methods : Digilent's Analog Discovery and a multimeter VC130), the value I got was higher than what I expected.
According to the datasheet, the current consumption should be 10µA during deep sleep; I'm getting 6mA.
Have anyone encountered this before. Is the current consumption during deep sleep for ESP12-E that much different from ESP8266?