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196 views

2.4 GHz versus 434 MHz transceiver for home automation

I am working on a project that uses an Arduino Uno R3 and will have one receiver and one transmitter. I'm going to use this for home automation within my home in India. I want to know which ...
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2answers
159 views

Long range Arduino communication

The project must be able to detect the amount of water in tanks and transmit the information to a farm house it must be wireless and unfortunately there is no cell phone reception in the places that ...
1
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1answer
60 views

Controlling various Arduinos with Android

I have an upcoming project which requires me to use about 8 different Arduinos, probably more. They all perform a light show which turns off and on various LEDs at different timings to simulate a ...
1
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1answer
146 views

What is the 'best' way of communicating with small microcontrollers/devices?

var best = "simple & cheap"; I have a server in my apartment that I have an XBEE hooked up to. I use it to communicate with another XBEE plugged into an Arduino. I am trying to hook up many ...
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5answers
254 views

Best choice for low-power, short-range wireless communication

I'm working on a project which relies on wireless communication, and I'm looking for the best alternative. These are the design requirements: Is easy to interface with Arduino Works over a small ...
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1answer
368 views

Can I turn normal speakers into wireless Bluetooth speakers with Bluetooth modules? [closed]

I want to turn my simple wired speakers with 8mm audio jack to wireless Bluetooth speakers which can be operated from an android Smartphone with Bluetooth module and microcontroller. (Sorry for my ...
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1answer
320 views

Bluetooth Headset to Bluetooth Transceiver

I have a little bit of experience with Bluetooth and Arduinos but I was wondering if anyone might be able to tell me if it is possible for a Bluetooth headset to be linked to a Bluetooth transceiver ...
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1answer
138 views

RF transmitter connected directly to sensor

I am trying to implement the following : I got 2 (more than 1 anyway) distinct sensors and an arduino and I need to get the sensors' state wirelessly. Here is what I have thought of so far: As for ...
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1answer
748 views

Power LED's using RF transmitter and receiver with Arduino

I'm working on a project that I have two sensors, two Arduinos (a YUN and an UNO), two LED's, and an RF transmitter/receiver It's a pretty simple procedure: Activate a force sensor, send it via RF ...
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1answer
79 views

Appropriate electronics to use for scoring closest Nerf football air cannon shots? [closed]

Appropriate electronics and sensor technology to use for scoring closest Nerf football air cannon shots? The general concept would be to have a target area marked on the ground around a target device ...
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3answers
1k views

More transmit power for 433MHz transmitter module by increasing voltage

I am using these 433MHz modules. According to the product information, I can supply the transmitter from 3-12 Volts. I am sending the data from an arduino (5V data) and want to power the transmitter ...
0
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3answers
176 views

Linear potentiometer for suspension travel

I am working on a project for university measuring the extension of a cars suspension. I have a potentiometer available to me, but have a few questions regarding how to use it. I understand that it ...
1
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1answer
208 views

how do I connect a BN59-01006A samsung rc to an Arduino Uno IR receiver module

I have this remote control (BN59-01006A): and this IR receiver brick(Keyes IR receiver): I managed to connect the IR brick to my Arduino Uno. I downloaded this library and used a basic Arduino ...
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1answer
574 views

Keyes IR receiver with Arduino

I'm trying to learn how to connect an IR Receiver to an Arduino Uno. I got this IR receiver as a gift, and I'm having a hard time finding a spec. sheet anywhere online. The module looks like this: ...
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1answer
682 views

How to connect a Printer WIFI module wires to an Arduino?

+ I’m a digital artist, found this HP printer on the street and wanted to use its components (motor etc.) on my projects. I was wondering if any of you know if I can use this WIFI module to ...
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3answers
528 views

Home Current Meter - is this a good solution?

I want to build a simple current meter to measure my power usage at home, and have the data sent to my blog's database. (I know there are similar solutions out there, but this project seems engaging ...
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2answers
106 views

Android to arduino- best board option for wireless [closed]

I'm a novice arduino hacker. I need to connect a hacked Android to an arduino wirelessly but unclear as to which option is best. I've read about the Mega ADK and it is my understanding that a regular ...
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1answer
1k views

Stream Audio through Wifi Mesh network?

I want to put together a device that allows >= 128kbps audio to be streamed over a wireless (wifi?) mesh network. I'm a professional software engineer but have 0 experience in hardware, and I need ...
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1answer
1k views

Problem with nRF24L01 2.4GHz radio/wireless transceivers

I want to control my car with nRF24L01 2.4GHz Radio/Wireless Transceivers. I am using an Arduino Mega, Arduino UNO, joystick, LED and two nRF24L01 2.4GHz radio/wireless transceivers. Here the Arduino ...
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2answers
395 views

How to build a node sensor network with a base unit to publish to the web

Conceptually what I'm trying to build (using arduino) is a network of X number of nodes that include a number of sensors in each. Each node wirelessly reports their data back to a base unit, which ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Wireless Sensor Nodes for Arduino-based system?

I'm new to electrical engineering, but have a software development background so I apologize if I'm missing something obvious. I want to tinker with sensors that interface with an Arduino, however, ...
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2answers
361 views

DMX (serial first) over Xbee Pro Module with Arduino

I want to transmit a DMX signal over a Xbee RF module. I came to realize that sending 1 Universe of DMX can be problematic. Looking at the Open DMX page we see that the computer's DMX information is ...
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0answers
167 views

Wireless transmittion of sensor readings data

I want to transmit the sensor-readings data of an triple axis accelerometer from SparkFun. At the moment, I've built my setup over a cable, which is working. Now I want to send this sensors-readings ...
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1answer
108 views

Connecting RC remote to Arduino

I found a old RC Car. I'm electronic begginer, so my question might be dump, but I can't figure out how I can do this. I Separated the remote and connected it's power to the Arduino board. At this ...
3
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2answers
168 views

What can I use for an antenna?

I'm building a wireless project using a RFM12B RF transceiver. As I understand it I have to make an antenna myself, and its length has to match the frequency (in this case 165mm). BUT, can I use ...
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1answer
182 views

Best practice to forward a Signal by using a 2.4GHz Module?

I want to control the speed of a motor by using a 2.4 GHz receiver. I regulate the speed by sending an PWM-Info to the motor. Its working great, if I use an arduiono and lots of wires. But I have ...
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1answer
233 views

4 Contacts on Cell Phone LiPo Battery ??

I am doing an arduino project that requires wireless charging. I am trying to get all the parts on Amazon because I have giftcards to burn so I had to go with a more complicated but I feel safer than ...
3
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1answer
2k views

How to get consistent codes from IR receiver module TSOP1738

I'm doing some experiments with a TSOP1738 receiver module. I picked up a small 'remote control' (aka an IR transmitter) from my car audio system and I'm trying to send some command over to a robot. I ...
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1answer
80 views

Does the Arduino wireless shield mate with an arduino mega?

I have an arduino mega and I was wondering if this arduino xbee wireless shield (http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoXbeeShield) would work with it? I've only seen people using it with the uno..
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1answer
146 views

Arduino & xbee - what is needed?

Okay, so I am completely confused now. First off, I just purchased two xbee units and the pin spacing does not match up with a breadboard .. so I need more hardware. Anyway, this is what I have: ...
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1answer
401 views

wireless transmission underwater

I am looking into constructing a closed and small device with arduino sensors that goes underwater. It has to be submerged into water and back several times, and that is made by someone with a rope ...
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2answers
1k views

How to control a robot wirelessly using xbee modules?

I want to be able to control my robot wirelessly from my pc via xbee modules. So one xbee should be connected to my computer while the other one will be to the arduino on my robot. I've done a lot of ...
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2answers
3k views

Long Range RF communication

After playing with Arduino and different kind of sensors for my garden, now I'm starting a new project for my free time. I want to work with RF communications because I need a long range device for ...
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1answer
118 views

Data from an arduino to be transferred to COSM through wireless internet

I am trying to collect data from sensors through an arduino and send it over to the COSM server. My main problem is that the arduino will be in an environment where it will be impossible for me to ...
4
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2answers
298 views

Xbee to act as wireless i/o extension

I want to have an arduino with an xbee (call it xbee1) connected to it and another wireless xbee (call it xbee2) communicating with xbee1. Then I would have DIO1 on xbee2 acting as a digital input and ...
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1answer
4k views

How can I send video from my Arduino camera module video to my Android screen?

I'm trying to connect a camera module to my Arduino Mega, connect my Mega to my Android phone (throught BlueTooth or other), and send the live view of the camera to the mobile phone. I saw a video ...
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0answers
146 views

Receive signal from transmitter with PIC

I have been trying to build a simple wireless setup using the parts enumerated in this post, except I am using a 16f88 pic. Like the poster in the forum I am able to send things from the PIC to the ...
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3answers
7k views

Simplest Way to Connect an Arduino to Android (Wirelessly)?

I want to control a simple Light on an Arduino from my Android. The Arduino I have down pat, no problem. However without using Bluetooth on my Android, whats the simplest way to actually connect it ...
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2answers
2k views

Home Automation using Arduino and Android

I have been doing home automation for my home using Arduino and Android. I have been able to control the device through WiFi successfully. Here is the scenario. Since all the appliance that I ...
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1answer
343 views

Arduino with multiple LEDs and timers

I'm working on creating a wireless interval timer with an Arduino, is there a specific Arduino board required that can work with multiple LEDs and give me the programming capability for providing ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Wireless Communication core concepts based on the NRF24 libary for Arduino

Well as you may know, there is an amazing libary for arduino called NRF24, used to control Nrf24l01 devices, at the momment I already tried all the examples included, and even made some modifications. ...
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1answer
1k views

Cheapest 5 meter wireless communication + microcontroller [closed]

I want to have two microcontrollers wirelessly communicate with each other (about 5 meters) (cheapest is radio or Bluetooth, right?) and then beep/blink an LED, etc. depending on whether or not there ...
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2answers
111 views

74LVC1G125 on the arduino wireless shield?

What does the 74LVC1G125 do on the Arduino wireless sheild? Its just a buffer, but is it really necessary, or is it only necessary if you stack a lot of shields? (ie: collectively increasing input ...
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2answers
5k views

Trying to build gps tracking device

I am an engineering undergrad trying to build one gps tracking device with features like live streaming, current position, average speed, etc. (and if possible then sound etc.) from some computer ...
3
votes
2answers
270 views

Which sensor nodes should I use?

I was asked to deploy a wireless sensor network and due to some requirements I already decided to use Zigbee/802.15.4 as my networking protocol. Also, I will be measuring air quality and taking some ...
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2answers
1k views

Web connection through Arduino with WiFi

I'd like to be able to make an HTTP request on the web to a specific server from my Arduino. I already have a Wireless SD Shield, and I am wondering if what I want to do is possible / what I would ...
2
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2answers
5k views

How to use Arduino Bluetooth module?

I am trying to get my arduino working over wireless (via bluetooth). I would like to send serial signal though it via bluetooth, but I am having some difficulty getting the bluetooth module I ...
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1answer
146 views

Should I shield digital sensors in close proximity to one another? If so, how?

Hi and thanks for looking! Background I am building a RC multicopter, the design of which has already been helped along greatly by members of this community! Thank you. On the underside of the ...
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1answer
566 views

How do I manipulate a potentiometer over a wireless connection?

Hi and thanks for looking! Background I am building a RC multicopter using a KK controller. The controller has three potmeters to control gain/sensitivity for pitch, roll, and yaw channels. Since ...
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2answers
458 views

UDP Like Protocol for XBee

My situation is as follows, I have a robot that has 4 motor controllers attached to an arduino that has a xbee series 1 connected. Xbee has its default settings except baudrate which is set to 57600. ...