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By MobileWill
Has anyone really been successful at uploading a sketch over Xbee? Without using the custom bootlader on Sparkfun's site?

Looks like you can't use the IDE to upload.

I tired with the remote reset and still can't get it to work. I have a Arduino UNO and it resets and looks like it will but error's out. I don't have the error at the moment but I just wanted to see if anyone else has actually been able to do it reliable.
By coyote20000
Hold down the shift key when you click the upload button. This will trigger the verbose output option. The temporary directory where the hex file is created will be revealed. The hex files are deleted when you close the sketch.
By coyote20000
If you have another arduino duemilanove you can make that into a programmer by flashing a sketch from what I remember.

If you only have only one, I think I've seen converting the board (Soldering a 4 pin header into the FTDI area) and connecting that header to the ICSP area and bit bang your way to a new bootloader.

Here's the link ... n.html#top

Even though I have a programmer, I think I may do this conversion anyway to my two boards just to play around.
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By SFE-Pearce
Hi All,

So a customer came to us with this tutorial; that I've found works well. At this point, I've only used the Fio XBeeConfigTool, I tried adjusting the settings in X-CTU, but am pretty liberal with my use of the scroll wheel and I feel I messed up the settings. I haven't gotten a chance to try again yet, but if you have the means, give it a try and let me know how it works out for you.

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