Wireless Connection Choices For Uno
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Wireless Connection Choices For Uno

by dmook on Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:59 am

Hello. I would like to have wireless data transfer from the Arduino Uno to my computer or wifi router. I am a newbie and really perplexed by all the options. The existing wifi shield options do not sound reliable, but what do you recommend for wireless transmission over a few hundred feet either to a computer or to the wifi route in the home?
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Re: Wireless Connection Choices For Uno

by adafruit_support_rick on Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:37 am

Your best bet is probably one of the XBee modules. The easiest-to-use model would be the S1, which promises a range of up to 300'/90m line-of-sight.

Here's a handy chart explaining the features and differences between the various XBee models:
http://www.digi.com/pdf/chart_xbee_rf_features.pdf

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