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Questions tagged [wireless]

Using other than a wired connection to transfer signals or power. Includes optical and (ultra)sound, but most often refers to RF (radio-frequent). Distances can be as low as centimeters (e.g. RFID), there's no upper limit.

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Long Distance High Speed Wireless Data Transfer

What kind of device can I use to transmit data at a rate of 1MB/min up to a distance of 100 miles? If that's not possible, what's the farthest distance to which I can transmit the data.
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Why are wireless chargers inefficient?

In the current market, the chargers are only 40-50% efficient. How much is the conversion and flux losses during transmission? Is there any way to improve the overall efficiency? Can a ferrite ...
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Wireless SWD interface

Is it possible to have a wireless SWD interface with a simple Data and clock line like the cheap STM32 ST-Link clones. My initial, and flawed, idea was that I would have an ST-link plugged into the ...
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Radiocrafts RC1692HP-SIG not incrementing SigFox sequence number [closed]

For developing purposes I am using RC1692HP-SIG to send SigFox messages. I have registered the devices and I could use them successfully following instructions as ...
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Multiplexing a 16 button keypad to an 8 button remote control module

I am wanting to multiplex a 16 button keypad to an 8 button RC transceiver so that I can have remote control over 16 functions instead of the standard 8. The transceiver I am using is the 900MHz ...
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Configuring Xbee3 Mesh role from a microcontoller

I am looking to set up a Zigbee Mesh Network using the Xbee3 module, but a question that I have is would I be able to configure this network (and even change roles) “on the fly” using an STM ...
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Why can't we divide the electromagnetic spectrum into arbitrarily many radio frequency bands?

I understand there is concern over the limited amount of wireless spectrum available for allocation but am somewhat confused as to why. Couldn't we just divide the electromagnetic spectrum into as ...
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Bluetooth Mesh Module

So I would like to design a device that allows me to send instructions to different devices (each containing a HC-06 Module). I would like to ask if it would be ideal to use a Bluetooth Mesh? This is ...
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SIM800L Disconnecting Issue

I'm doing a project using SIM800L ebay module.I can send & receive SMS & calls. The problem is, on workbench its working, but in actual site environment when the GSM signal is low & it ...
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Can 802.15.4 PHY and MAC be used without a software stack such as Bluetooth, Zigbee, or Thread

If I have two SoCs that have 802.15.4 compliant built-in radios (for example nRF52832 from Nordic or the STM32WB55 from STMiroelectrionics), is it possible for me to use the radio peripherals directly,...
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Low latency wireless audio transmitter

I am working on a project that requires low latency wireless point to point audio transmission at short distance using a digital transmission technique (ideally 24bit 96khz audio, 30 metre max) at a ...
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Purpose of solid plane on flex in wireless earbuds

I'm looking at a teardown of Sennheiser Momentum wireless earbuds. It is a rigid-flex design that folds into the casing:  My question is about the flex that sticks out to the right in the picture ...
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Is this quote about interference from wireless charging coils accurate?

This blog post suggests that apple dropped their promised AirPower wireless charging mat because it didn't pass EMI standards, specifically due to the (unconfirmed) idea that they were using a large ...
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NB-IoT/CAT-M1: Llimitation to the actively connected devices

For the new Cellular IoT technologies NB-IoT and CAT-M1, is there a limitation to the number of modems that can be connected to the base station at one time? I tried searching for this but I couldn't ...
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Converting wireless mouse [closed]

I saw this question in one of the electronics sites, and many answered him that converting wireless mouse will zap the PC (USB ports) . The question was:(( I am trying to convert a wireless mouse to a ...
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What are the factors that affect delay/latency between base stations?

I am modelling a 5G network, with the uplink and downlink being decoupled and treated as separate networks. I am exploring the integration of fog computing and how latency varies between different ...
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Wireless phone chargers in a lab environment? [closed]

We are talking about devices that are designed to pump out quite a bit of power in the MHz. Admittedly the chips have comms protocols so they don't spew all the time, and the resonant circuits are ...
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What is frequency splitting and how to derive it's equation

I am new to electronics and want to know what is resonance frequency splitting and how to derive the formulas to find those splitting. I am a HS student looking into wireless energy transfer and came ...
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Battery Power Source for Wireless Router & Modem? [closed]

I only have access to electrical power via a generator for now, and need to continue to power the wireless router & cable modem even when the generator is out for a good part of the day or night. ...
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Transmission of information in terms of information theory and protocol

I am a student studying wireless communications. First of all, I learned that In AWGN channel, i.e., y=x+n with n~N(0,sigma^2), the amount of information that can be transferred (i.e., capacity) ...
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Induction loop resistance calculation

I have been trying to build a simple induction loop amplifier. I am using TDA2040 as an output stage and it delivers 10 W (I limited it for that). I am using about 14 meters (1 mm thickness) loop. My ...
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What would happen if you accidentally casually put your apple watch on a wireless charger meant for phones or other higher power devices for hours? [closed]

What would happen if you accidentally, casually (because they're supposed to be so convenient!) put your apple watch on a wireless charger meant for phones or other higher power devices for hours? Or ...
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How does a wireless device alert the master to its presence without interfering?

My understanding is that wireless devices, such as a cell phone, must speak to a master device like a cell tower and the cell tower will then arbitrate who gets to talk and when. Maybe my ...
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Weighing LoRa and Xbee pro 900MHz

I created a post before about wirelessly transferring messages from sensor to gateway that would be at most 2km apart from each other. The message would go through gateway to local server. I would be ...
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Writing data into a SPI Flash using NFC?

I have a 16 Mbit SPI flash. I want to write data to the SPI flash using NFC. I know there are multiple NFC+MCU series out there that can do this. However, the NFC+MCU require JTAG, LDOs, ..etc. The ...
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Battery free TPMS

I am doing a report about wireless TPMS, and I heard about products where the sensors in the valves do not need batteries at all (operate and transmit the data). Is that correct?? have you encountered ...
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Count car weels without using visible light (camera/laser etc) and without interaction [closed]

For this project we need to count weels of a car (if possible at all), one side only. The scenario is within the following scope: The car is always passing in a straight line It is cars only, so all ...
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How can I install mini aluminium heatsink to wireless card?

I am thinking about increasing txpower of the my wireless card. But I am worrying about the heat can damage my wireless card. My solution is installing aliminium heatsinks on the wireless card. My ...
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Why doesn't 802.11 based technologies LTE need time sync?

I have been reading on 802.11p vs C-V2x, the two technologies for vehicular communications. One disadvantage for C-V2x that is frequently mentioned is that C-V2x needs all the UEs to be time-synced ...
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What is the meaning of reciprocal communication range in the context of wireless communication?

Does it mean the carrier sense range is equals to the communication range, as this paper mentions the system has no hidden terminals due to reciprocal range ?
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What are the equations/values for Rayleigh Fading, path loss and log-normal shadowing?

I am to use the following equation as part of a model for a wireless communications network: I would like to know the specific parts of the eqautions: "k" - is this the Boltzmann constant? "v" - I ...
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Why can't the orthogonal PN codes help in the near-far effect?

The CDMA near far problem arises because handsets may be anywhere within the particular cell boundaries. Some handsets will be close to the base station, whereas others will be much further away. In a ...
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Wireless or wired solution for perimeter fence security?

We are currently working on a project where we would like to place around 350 vibration sensors on our university's perimeter fence for security. The field layout is almost 1km to 1km (square - 1km^2 -...
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Passive (or very low power sensor) sensor to wirelessly receive wake signal

Context. I am using an ESP32 and a small circuit to control an electronic lock on my one of my exterior doors. It is powered by batteries. It has a door magnet sensor to detect when the door is open ...
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Need help with understanding the pros and cons of geometric and stochastic based channel models. Which one s preferred under which conditions?

https://www.adv-radio-sci.net/9/165/2011/ars-9-165-2011.pdf https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7794648 https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/c301/8463116117ea64f69638e15aa78fe9e84093.pdf https://www....
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Air core design

what is the appropriate air core design for inductive power transfer that is suitable for 30khz? I used 200 turns and 7 inches diameter.
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Can wireless communciation be synchronous?

I understand that in synchronous communication, the sender and receiver need a common clock. Is it possible that wireless communication be synchronous? Can some common clocking element be there for ...
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deriving an equation for wireless network capacity

I'm trying to derive an equation for wireless network capacity given topological constraints of the nodes and certain obstacles... but before I get that far, I want to understand the most simple case. ...
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Tesla coil troubleshooting help

I'm trying to make a Tesla coil with approximately 200 turns in the secondary coil using 28 gauge enameled copper wire. My primary coil has 3-6 turns with a thicker wire. I've made all the connections ...
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Vertical Farm Automation

I am building a system to automate a vertical farm (specifically watering, lighting, and drying) and am having trouble choosing between a wired or wireless system architecture. The farm is arranged ...
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Why does the voltage induced in the receiver coil of this WPT circuit decrease when a load is added (in parallel)?

The following is a circuit that wirelessly transfers power via inductive coupling. The circuit is supposed to power a 12 V 0.15 A DC fan and a typical smartphone, which requires 5 V DC across it. The ...
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Is wireless technology only possible due to inductance?

I asked a friend how capacitative coupling works in glass-mount antennas. He said it's like when installing a sound system; where you want to keep the power & audio cables separated, to avoid ...
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Is it possible to induce negative/positive charge wirelessly

Sorry if this question doesnt belong here. I have no clue of what I'm about to ask. I want to know, if possible, how to induce negative/positive charge on objects inside recipients? What I want to ...
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Trying to read the data from an ASK RF transmitter

I'm trying to duplicate the operation of a simple RF remote control (for some remote power outlets). In the remote control there is an unmarked 8-pin microcontroller. I've worked out which pins are ...
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Why aren't tethered balloons used instead of Cellphone towers? [closed]

If we use tethered balloons with wireless gateways fitted on them (let's say for Cellular or LPWAN communication), they can provide much more coverage. Why aren't they used then? While there are many ...
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Antenna polarization and antenna directivity are the same?

I'm working on an RFID project, and looking for information about the antennas that I have to use, I have the following doubt: Antenna polarization and antenna directiivity are the same? Thanks!
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how rubber keypad works [closed]

Press on the keyboard, how does he connect the circuit of this key? Two thin films, coated with conductive rubber circuit, with a thin film in the middle, with holes, used to isolate two thin films ...
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Wireless LAN standard

I'm taking a module on wireless design and we were told that the IEEE 802.11b standard has a band of 2.4 to 2.4835 GHz and that it is divided into 13 channels. Now, my question is, does that mean that ...
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Creating a wireless transmitter/receiver for off-the-shelf siren

Since I oddly enough haven't been able to find a suitable off-the-shelf product that's reasonable priced (less than 50-60 EUR/USD) and somewhat good looking with Google, I'm about to try a small ...
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Optimizing magnetic field force of a coil

For a personal project, I've done a redesign of Samy Kamkar's MagSpoof project. Basically, it is possible to use an electromagnet, h-bridge, and microcontroller to trick a magnetic card reader into ...