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XBee is the brand name from Digi International for a family of form factor compatible radio modules. The first XBee radios were introduced under the MaxStream brand in 2005 and were based on the 802.15.4-2003 standard designed for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communications at over-the-air baud rates of 250 kbit/s.

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What exact header is this?

What type of headers are used by digi-international in the Development Kit of modules xbee 868lp. Are they commercial or are they developed by Digi? Digi XBee® SX 868 Thanks and best regards, Fran ...
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Getting the best range with XBee-Pro 900 XSC S3B

I have a pair of 900 XSC S3B xbee pros and a couple 2dBi duck antennas. I just did a simple outdoor range testing and only got about 2,000 feet. I was outdoors without any buildings in the way, but ...
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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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XBee AO output mode resetting self

I have an XBee S2B which, despite being repeated manually set to AO=0, reverts to AO=1. It's irregular and can take a few days of use to happen. None of my program interfaces write any AO commands. ...
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mosfet as a switch on arduino pin and xbee explorer board 5v

I have looked at various examples of MOSFET switches but I am not knowledgeable enough to adapt what I see to what I would like.... I want to have a pin on my 5 volt Arduino Micro board turn on or off ...
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XBee S2C DigiMesh Networking

I recently bought a Digi XBee S2C Development Kit. This is my first time with XBee radios and I'm working with DigiMesh as I will be using sleeping coordinators to make the entire network sleep. I ...
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RXD line problem

Hi below is my setup block diagram to understand Setup description: I have two board , board 1 and board 2. Board 2 is third party board we purchase. Board 1 has on board SMPS which convert 230VAC to ...
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Xbee TX pin voltage wrong when booting with UART connected

I'm interfacing an XBee PRO 900 HP with a Beaglebone Black using UART5 on the BB. I'm using the 5v interface board from Adafruit (XBee Adapter kit - v1.1) I'm have been having intermittent problems ...
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XBee TX line Drop

I am using an Xbee 900HP in API mode using UART. I am transmitting a command to it using my micro and expecting a response. Based on my Oscilloscope waveforms the data i expect back is being received ...
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Xbee data messed up with 2 sensors communicating to master

I have an Xbee Master and slave set up as below (from Arduino website): This way works great for 1-1 communication. I'm getting my serial data perfectly. However, when I had one more slave, the data ...
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Extending wifi range using Xbee

Is it practical to use Xbee for extending the wifi range of my home router? I thought of the following steps: Providing the router output to an Xbee transmitting unit. Transmit signals to the next ...
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ATND gets Response when Xbee Router AT is connected to Computer, no response when on breadboard

I have a Xbee Series 2 in Coordinator AT which is connected to a computer, a Xbee Series 2 in Router AT which is connected to a breadboard and powered by Arduino's +3.3V and GND rails. Coordinator ...
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XBee module lockup/freeze

I am using Xbee series 2 modules to handle communications between my home automation modules. As my base station, I am using Raspberry PI with Xbee coordinator attached to it. It all seems to be ...
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Why can 2 xbee units not discover each other?

I have followed the steps outlined here and everything appeared to work 100%. However, when I open up X-CTU and click "Digi Device Discovery" the two xbee units cannot find each other. My ...
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3 Xbee Communictaion : A to B and B to C

For a new project, I am developing a RTK system. Here, I have a device named Base which has to transmit its NMEA data to another device termed as Rover. For communication purpose I have used Xbee S2C ...
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Problem on connecting XBee module with Sengled classic Bulb over Zigbee network

I am using XBee S2C module and configured as Zigbee coordinator with Zigbee stack profile set to Zigbee-pro and I am trying to discover and control Sengled Zigbee based smart bulb. Using XCTU ...
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How can I make my Xbee Pro S1 (xbp24-bsit-004) to be detected by XCTU?

I've been trying to configure my XBEE PRO S1 with XCTU but the programm doesn't detect the radio module. It detects the USB port perfectly but not the xbee. I've tried to add it manually, but ...
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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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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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How to configure Xbee S2C module(end device) in order to avoid merging of data at another Xbee S2C(coordinator)?

from India. I am working on a project where multiple xbee s2c devices form a star network, i.e., 1 coordinator and 3 end devices. Each end device attached to the Arduino Uno, coordinator to the ...
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Suitable antenna for XBee S3 PRO 900hp working at 900MHz frequency

We are currently working on a project using 3 XBee modules. One is like a data center or the master of the other two XBees. We did a range test with a master and a slave XBee on an open field using a ...
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Connect 4-20mA output of the sensor to analog pin of Xbee module

i need to transfer my data using wireless communication, so have opted for Xbee ZigBee from digi international. The idea is to connect 4-20mA output of my sensor directly to the Xbee module's analog ...
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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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XBEE S3 PRO loses comms with another XBEE S3 PRO at anything beyond 800 meters even with a 7 dbi car antenna

I wanted to track a vehicle within a 15km radius. I am using XBEE S3 PRO connected with a car antenna with 7 dbi but it loses comms to another XBEE from point of origin in a distance of 800 meters ...
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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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RFID Tag, Xbee or Bluetooth Module

I am just trying to detect if an object is within 7-10 feet from my phone. What device would you recommend? I don't care where it is or anything I just need a way of detecting that that device is at ...
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Can I remove the whip antenna of an Xbee Pro S2B and attach an external antenna?

My project needs a lot more range and I was wondering if I could desolder the whip antennas of the Xbee and solder on ufl connectors. I'm aware that xbees do come out of the box with ufl connectors ...
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Comunication Xbee S1 Coordinator to End Device

I am new in the Xbee world, I have 4 Xbee S1 802.15.4, that 3 are end device and one a coordinator. The end devices transmit good to coordinator.The coordinator is connect to Raspberry Pi via USB ...
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Connecting XBee to XBee Pro

I'm trying to wirelessly connect two modules: XBee PRO S2C and XBee S2C. Although it seems like they're connected in the software: Serial messages between them don't go through and neither do the ...
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xBee communication problem

I'm having a problem using two xbees communicating over a kilometers that I can't solve. Three weeks ago we checked that these two xbees communicated correctly using two xbee explorers. But last week ...
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Communication between laptop and atmega2560 via two Xbee S2C

I want to send data to atmega 2560 from my laptop using two Xbee S2C. The first Xbee , let's label it A , is to be interfaced with the laptop. The second Xbee , let's label it B , is to be interfaced ...
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Compatibility between XBEE-PRO 900 HP and XBEE SX

I wanted to use a 900 MHz xbee and I need one side to be surface mount. So I'm thinking of getting an XBEE PRO 900 HP (XBP9B-DMST-002) and an XBEE SX (XB9X-DMUS-001). These devices have the same ...
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XBee | Ubuntu (C/C++) | Android

I am looking for guidance of wireless communication between Ubuntu (code written in C/C++) with an Android device. Since the desired range is about 1 mile (~1.5 km), I assume that XBee Pro would be a ...
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Which remote communcation type should I use?

In my project I have to give only 4-digit number to each device(50+ devices) without any wire. And there will be only one transmitter for all receivers. Which communcation type should I use? ...
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When i try to connect xbee s1 to computer using xbee regulated explorer, xctu is not seeing it

So I have an Xbee regulated explorer with an Xbee and I am connecting DIN - RX DOUT - TX GND - GND 5V - 5V but X-CTU(old version) is not seeing the Xbee when I click test/query. It ...
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Inter-PAN transmission possibilities with XBee modules

I'm trying to create a working ZigBee Light Link device using common XBee modules. Now I've ran into a problem where Digi the creators of the XBee modules can't help me either. I'm trying to find out ...
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How to connect LM35 Tempreture sensor to xbee

I suppose to calculate actual temperature of remote location using lm35 temperature sensor and xbee sensor. I am getting analog input from sensor, but I am unable to calculate temperature. complete ...