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Electronics => Electronics => Topic started by: Joker94 on December 20, 2009, 03:39:02 AM

Title: Would this work to send data to my computer
Post by: Joker94 on December 20, 2009, 03:39:02 AM
Hi all

I have found this   http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8840 (http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8840)

i was wondering would this be enough to transfer data from my mcu eg sensors to my computer and signals from my computer to my robot via
this   http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8565 (http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8565)

It says it is good for recieving data and sending data. So i want to know is can i recieve sensor data and do something like what admin did with his blutooth on this demo

How to Make a Robot with Axon II MCU (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51TgbvcNwCQ&feature=player_embedded#)

Al input is greatly Appreciated

Thanks Joker94
Title: Re: Would this work to send data to my computer
Post by: Admin on December 26, 2009, 12:46:32 AM
Well, it'll work fine on the computer side, but you'll need another on the Axon side.

It uses the ANT protocol, which is not built into the Axon. You'd have to figure out how to do that in software.

This device works at 4800bps, which is fine for the demo in my video, but pretty darn slow for data transfer.

I recommend just spending an extra $30 and getting bluetooth. Much easier, much faster, etc.
Title: Re: Would this work to send data to my computer
Post by: Joker94 on December 26, 2009, 03:20:08 AM
thanks for your reply admin

i found that they stocked the blue smirf after i posted the other as the first time i searched i found nothing

and yes i agree to spend the extra 30 to get the blue smirf

thanks alot

Joker94