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We purchased 2 Arduino Uno boards (Adafruit)+ 2 XBee Shields Series 2: http://www.robotshop.com/Arduino-Xbee-Shield-Wireless-Module-7.html

Has anyone figured out how to get these 2 talking? The documentation claims that series 2 is not compatible with series 1 and the tutorials online seem to be for series 1. When you click on the link http://arduino.cc/en/Guide/ArduinoXbeeShield  that says: For the XBee ZNet 2.5 ("Series 2") modules, see this configuration guide - the link http://www.humboldt.edu/~cm19/XBee%20setup.pdf does not exist.

This is a high school project and all we want to do is send a simple message from 1 board to the other, wireless and display that message on a LCD. The arduino uno and lcd work fine. Only the xbee shields do not seem to communicate.

Any ideas? Please help!!!
 
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The tutorial should work for the series 2 apart from you need to set one of your modules to router.

What have you set them to/done already?
Have you been using X-CTU to configure them or have you been configuring them by commands?
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go to digi.com and download XCTU. Then configure both modules to be Znet end devices and it will start working.

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Then configure both modules to be Znet end devices and it will start working.
Pretty sure it's not that simple when you're using the XBee shields. I think you have to use the command interface.
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Pretty sure it's not that simple when you're using the XBee shields. I think you have to use the command interface.

well i think u can remove the ic off the arduino board and put the shield on usb mode[jumpers] and then use them together as a usb explorer.. don't have windows to try it thought but remember doing it that way...
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Pretty sure it's not that simple when you're using the XBee shields. I think you have to use the command interface.

well i think u can remove the ic off the arduino board and put the shield on usb mode[jumpers] and then use them together as a usb explorer.. don't have windows to try it thought but remember doing it that way...
Yeah maybe you can - Anyway wixspot seems to have vanished.
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