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Gold Phoenix order question

 by drwho9437 ¦  Sun Mar 14, 2010 4:56 pm ¦  Forum: PCB Design Questions ¦  Topic: Gold Phoenix order question ¦  Replies: 24 ¦  Views: 2982

I am not sure I understand the price page perhaps someone who has used them will clear it up for me. I have a 2 layer board, 3x2 inch I would want tiled to fill up the panel. Do I just give them the 2x3 inch board and say tiled please, and then get back the boards at the base price or does it cost e...

 by drwho9437 ¦  Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:14 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: multiple xBees talking to one coordinator? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 2548

I don't think the type of collision you are worried about is likely to occur. From the manual (transparent AT mode): "Data is buffered in the serial receive buffer until one of the following causes the data to be packetized and transmitted: 1. No serial characters are received for the amount of time...

 by drwho9437 ¦  Sat Aug 15, 2009 11:30 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: multiple xBees talking to one coordinator? ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 2548

You have essentially two choices. Use AT and add a header to the data to say where it came from (in other words make packets of your own design). Use API and use their packet structure, which is complete but you have to implement. API has advantages, but is more complex. I am working on a simple int...

XBee 2.5 Series API mode debug helper program

 by drwho9437 ¦  Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:09 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: XBee 2.5 Series API mode debug helper program ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1676

I've written a little C# program to help me debug projects that use the API firmware for the XBee series 2.5 radios rather than writing packets by hand with X-CTU, which is just painful. As it may be use to someone else I have posted it on my website, where the most recent versions will be kept. htt...

dumb error of course

 by drwho9437 ¦  Thu Oct 23, 2008 11:45 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: BlueSMiRF Silver initiated comunications? incoming COM port ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 685

So the problem was using the service number and not reading carefully the port was different...

If you connect to the wrong port it goes into this odd state of saying OK but not really exiting command mode

BlueSMiRF Silver initiated comunications? incoming COM port

 by drwho9437 ¦  Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:57 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: BlueSMiRF Silver initiated comunications? incoming COM port ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 685

I'd like to have the BlueSMiRF call me rather than me call the BlueSMiRF. When BlueSMiRF is detected, it is assigned two COM ports COM3 outgoing, COM 4 incoming in my case. After pairing the device once with AT+BTPAR=1, 001583BF86AC, which returns a long number and windows says it is fine after I fo...