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Steve001
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Wireless RS232

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Morning,

At work we have some test equipment that records results to a pc via RS232

Due to health and safety reasons and the distance to the laptop / pc we will have to use wireless :(

Has anybody done this before ?


have been looking at these

http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/zigbee-modules/0102721/

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Hi Steve

I've got the matrix e-blocks for zigbee.

Done a few basic flowcharts with them, fairly easy to use with flowcode.
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Hello,

I have successfully made a wireless serial bridge using the Microchip ICs used in the EB063 RF E-block boards and circular buffers at each end though it was a bit fiddly to get working nicely and reliably. Zigbee or Bluetooth are other good options if you want something a bit easier.

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You could have a look into the XRF by ciseco. I have used these many times and they are excellent.

All you do is send transparent data via usart and another Module can pick up the data and pass it to a computer terminal.

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cheers guy will have a look at those

I was hoping that with that module plugged into a RS232 development board it might be relativity easy :?

the reason for this is we have a ac flash tester set that the start / stop, voltage , leakage is all over RS232

But because of the test location we will be using the test set in the use of the cable to pc is not permitted :(

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