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Questions tagged [xbee]

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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Configuration for two XBEE S1 together

I am trying to configure two XBEE S1 both of them using the 10EC firmware. I tried to set this settings on the first one and the second one : ...
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Wifly or Xbees for wireless Arduino

I am controlling Arduino from my phone through Processor program which sends commands to Arduino via USB cable. Now i need to put Arduino lets say 10 meters away from the PC. I still didn't get the ...
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Decoding XBee Series 1 API Packet

I'm having issues trying to decode a XBee API packet. I start decoding it, but I'm not sure what my actual analog data should be. Several of them look like: ...
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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. ...
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how to resolve 64 bit address of remote xbee using Arduino xbee library

Does anyone know how to resolve the 64 bit address of a remote xbee (series 2) using the Xbee Arduino library (http://code.google.com/p/xbee-arduino) ? The getRemoteAddress() public function of class ...
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What should I buy to set up this Arduino wireless captors network? [closed]

I want to make a Curling chronometer with 3 IR curtain barrier and 1 LCD display. When the first barrier is cut, the (XBee) ZigBee module send a message to the ZigBee module on the LCD board the same ...
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XBee wireless module not responding any more

I bought an XBee-PRO S1 .. I built its serial explorer to be able to configure it through the PC, I’m using X-CTU to configure and test it at first it worked well,I made test/query successfully ...
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Xbee Factory -Hardware reset without serial communication

I'm using "XBee 802.15.4 Module" After successful connection with X-cut & made a "+++" it responded "Ok" Then is stopped working .... I tried to reconnect to it again & failed .. it no ...
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Telemetry Antenna

I am developing a telemetry system for a solar car. I am going to be using xbee chips to communicate from the base-station/chase-car to the solar car. The xbee chips are 900MHZ, or 2.4ghz. I am ...
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Xbee Shield - Turning jumper settings into ON/OFF (XBEE/USB) manual switch

I have the following Xbee Shield where I need to constantly switch jumpers in order to allow Xbee communication and/or USB communication. The following is set for Xbee communication: "Xbee ...
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Xbee module works for 10 seconds

I am trying to communicate between 2 arduinos using 2 xbee shields. I am trying to configure the Xbee shield with PAN ID, address etc. I am using X-CTU utility on a windows 7 64 bit operating system. ...
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Greenhouse Control Interface

I'm working on a control system for my school's tropical greenhouse based on the Arduino. It'll just do basic logging things, along with allowing someone to selectively water sections of the ...
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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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How does temperature affect wireless transmission?

I'm working with Xbee Pro with wire antenna to transmit data from inside a refrigerator. The receptor outside is the Xbee with RPSMA antenna. I use an extern MCU to control the data transmission, ...
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Wireless accelerometer with Arduino

I'm planning to build something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RGcYiV4hEE But with an Arduino replaced with the easyUSB chip. Is there any simple solution for that. Here there is an ...
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Interfacing LM335 to XBee ADC pin

I'm a software engineer dipping my toe into hardware. I am trying to interface an LM335 temperature sensor to an XBee radio device. The XBee has an ADC built in. The XBee pins are: 1 = VCC = 3.3V 10 =...
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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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X-bee and accelerometer: problem streaming data

Hoping someone might be able to point me in the right direction. I am currently trying to create a wireless accelerometer using two x-bees (series 1). The accelerometer module is set up so that the x,...
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XBee Pro S2B in AT mode keeps resetting the Arduino

I have just bought a whole bunch of Xbee Pro S2Bs and Freetronics Eleven boards. When I set up the XBees in AT mode, the Arduino constantly resets. At least that's what I think it is doing - the D13 ...
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Can an XBee be programmed with an XBee Shield

I have an XBee and an XBee Arduino shield. Can I program my XBee through my Arduino Twenty-Ten and an XBee shield? Can I do anything with just one XBee?
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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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XBee dropping packets and actual data rate lower than expected

I am transmitting continuously at 9600 bps using the default configurations for both my XBees XB24-B. The communication is one way only, the transmitter is connected to the ATMega328 UART and the ...
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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 ...
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How to send data through XBee using ATMega328?

I bought Seeeduino Stalker UartsBee Two XBees When I physically connect (1), (2) and the computer USB, I can receive on my computer data sent by (1) at 115200 Kbps. But when I physically disconnect ...
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What is XBee and how is it different from Zigbee?

It's easy to get an introductory explanation of Zigbee. Zigbee on Wikipedia Home networking with Zigbee Zigbee alliance But technical information on XBee seems harder to find. It's unclear to me ...
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Problem with XBee Arduino Shield

As requested by Marcus, here is a short post about a piece of hardware I bought recently from Little Bird Electronics. I recently bought an XBee Arduino Shield, and was a bit curious when I tried to ...
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XBee-PRO broadcast configuration

How can I configure an XBee-PRO module in broadcast mode? We are using an AT8051 controller.
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Using X-CTU to setup XBee modem

I recently got an XBee Pro Series 2.5 and another XBee Series 2.5 as listed here: http://www.littlebirdelectronics.com/products/XBee-2mW-Series-2.5-Chip-Antenna.html http://www.littlebirdelectronics....
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XBee short wire antenna replacement to longer wire?

Is it possible to extend the 1mW wire antenna XBees from the short wire antenna, to a longer wire antenna? Will this harm the output stage of the XBee? The point being that I have an XBee in a metal ...
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3pi Robot with Bluetooth

I want to use bluetooth to grab the info off my 3pi rather then have it display on the small LCD. Pololu provides a lib for serial communication. I'm wondering what the best bluetooth/serial module ...