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Topic: Arduino Uno and Lilypad Xbee? (Read 2950 times) previous topic - next topic

rescoler

Is it possible to connect the lilypad xbee to an arduino uno?

CrossRoads

Sure. Connect up Rx, Tx, Gnd, and provide a 3.3V source, I think the Uno regulator may be good for enough current.
Designing & building electrical circuits for over 25 years.  Screw Shield for Mega/Due/Uno,  Bobuino with ATMega1284P, & other '328P & '1284P creations & offerings at  my website.

what completes the xbee setup? is it something connected to the pc via usb?

CrossRoads

Probably. I've read they XBees won't work without some setup, even tho Digi may say otherwise.
Designing & building electrical circuits for over 25 years.  Screw Shield for Mega/Due/Uno,  Bobuino with ATMega1284P, & other '328P & '1284P creations & offerings at  my website.

yes i'd reckon it's similar to the ethernet shield, involving setting your MAC address and the like in your sketch.

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