Monthly Archives: February 2012

Zigbee on Arduino – range of wireless

Performance: XBee-PRO Power output: 63 mW (+18 dBm) North American version  10 mW (+10 dBm) International version Indoor/Urban range: Up to 300 ft (90 m) Outdoor/RF line-of-sight range: Up to 1 mile (1.6 km) RF LOS  RF data rate: 250 Kbps Interface data rate: Up to … Continue reading

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Arduino – First Steps (more . . .)

The thing that slowed me down re programming for the iPxxxx family is: the streamlined but still heavy learning and time spent with Apple’s security/authentication stuff – wasting my programming time and complicating sharing the sheer size, and hence learning … Continue reading

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Arduino – First Steps

My first real project is to attempt to use this popular “open source” physical computing system, Arduino, to take readings from Karola’s water meter and send them wirelessly to my computer and from there to the Hawkes Bay Regional Council … Continue reading

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