In the Maker Shed: Go wireless with XBee!

In the Maker Shed: Go wireless with XBee!
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Making you next project go wireless isn’t as difficult as you might think. By using the XBee and XBee Adaptor kit from the Maker Shed, you eliminate a lot of the difficultly in creating a wireless network. The XBee 802.15.4 protocol 1mW wireless module is a great solution for point-to-point, and multipoint networking. Don’t forget to pick up the adapter too!

Features

  • Low cost, low-power point-to-multipoint/peer-to-peer networking
  • Fast 250 kbps RF data rate
  • No configuration needed for out-of-the-box RF communications
  • 128-bit AES encryption
  • DigiMesh 2.4 protocol available with firmware change
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