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Xbee Router in API mode not sending frames from UART input?

My current system is setup as follows: MCU ------ Xbee A(Router) ------ Xbee B(Coordinator) Xbee A is a router in API mode, Xbee B is a coordinator in API mode. MCU is MSP430, Xbee modules are ZB ...
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XBEE S3 PRO loses comms beyond 800 meters with a 7dbi Antenna

My XBEE S3 PRO loses some packets when transmitting 800 meters away from the XBEE Pair. Even though we used a 7 dbi car antenna with sma jack. we used a jack converter from sma to rp sma (if that ...
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How to configure my xbee s2c modules for communicating with arduinos + sensors?

I have two xbee module (fixed on a development board), these boards does not have a individual access pins to access xbee pins (photo included), but rather a RS232 port. As for what I have searched, ...
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Long Range Arduino Water Monitoring

I'm looking for advice on how I should setup a long range irrigation monitoring system using multiple Arduino boards. I would like advice/options available on what hardware I require to achieve my ...
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Xbee configuration with X-CTU on linux

I'm trying to configure an XBee with the X-CTU tool using Wine. I followed the steps given in this tutorial. I plug the USB in and check the kernel logs to see on which serial devices it has been ...
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Arduino Uno - XBee communication

I have two Arduino UNO, two Xbee shield, and two Twi Xbee (type XB24). I am very new to xBee and my question is: Can I communicate each other via Wi-Fi ?
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Interface of XBee module with ATMEGA 168

I have configured 2 xbee series 1 modules such that one will receive serial data from any other module of same pan ID and the other will send data to the previous mentioned one. Now when I use a ...
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Long range (~15 km) low baud-rate wireless communication in a mountain environment (no LOS)

I'm trying to implement a point-to-point communication system in a mountainous environment where the base station and the client are at least 15 km apart, without any line of sight (LOS). The ...
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Xbee mesh broadcast expense

I am designing an Xbee mesh network, planned size is around 10 nodes spread around 200 square metre area. It will be a combination of nodes reporting environmental data with actuators/loggers. I ...
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Good RS232-based Protocols for Embedded to Computer Communication

I'm working on a project that involves a good bit of data communication between a remote Arduino and a computer. The wireless connection is through a pair of XBees, so we have a RS232 link between the ...
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The appropriate code (Arduino) of Xbee

Can you tell me what is the appropriate code to send two variables (x,y) from an Xbee to another Xbee (series 1). I configured them and I can't write a code (because I don't know how to receive ...
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Suggestions for a Point-to-Point reliable Wireless Communication Module

I've to implement a wireless communication system. Details are as follows. Range is about 600m Point-to-point communication No LoS is available. (but not highly obstructed) Won't need much higher ...
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What is a good communicaton device among teensy and arduino besides “XBees”

I have been using XBees to communicate my teensies so far. However, as you know, XBees are really expensive and when I want multiple devices to communicate with each other, I have to pay for several ...
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Rather complicated sensor network

I was working on a project recently and it was the first one which was involved enough to make the sensor networking complicated. In the end, I think the communication was the bottleneck in terms of ...
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Combine a low power XBee receiver with high power XBee transmitter in a model rocket

Have got some existing low power 2mW XBee series 2 with an Explorer that I've used successfully to communicate between a PC with the XBee Explorer and a remote Arduino based project. I'd now like to ...
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Doubts on Implementing a Simple Protocol for XBee Comms

A system that I'm developing will use XBee modules for a point to point connection between a micro-controller and a PC. Data will only be sent only in one direction -Micro to PC and at 10-20fps. The ...