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Offline benjiTopic starter

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UART in air
« on: December 07, 2007, 03:02:48 PM »
hey folks, i have my bot connected to the pc via the uart serial port rs-232.
i need to make this connection wireless , its actually 2 wires
,any good range i can get? what are the IC's i can use for best performance?

thanks
good ol' BeNNy

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Re: UART in air
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2007, 03:31:21 PM »
search for:
Bluetooth
Xbee
Easy Radio

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Re: UART in air
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2007, 04:12:19 PM »
bluetooth is good, but has short range...
Xbee is relatively inexpensive and has fairly long range
Easy Radio (though I never heard it called that) is very inexpensive, but has no error correction capabilities.  (see places like Rentron... http://www.rentron.com/PicBasic/RemoteControl.htm)
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Re: UART in air
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007, 05:43:03 PM »
a few more:
http://www.active-robots.com/products/radio-solutions/index.shtml

Steve, this is the Easy Radio:
http://www.active-robots.com/products/radio-solutions/radio-modules.shtml

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bluetooth is good, but has short range...

there are three classes for bluetooth, short, medium, and long
class 1 can do like 100 meters

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Re: UART in air
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2007, 05:33:27 PM »
thnx 4 the choices
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