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How to connect two Arduino without shields?

I'm planning an Arduino system that consists of several Arduino boards. The maximum distance between the boards is about 50 meters. I want to send basic data between these, like short strings or ...
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Cheap Wired Multipoint Mesh Network

I'm looking to make a 15 x 15 grid of load sensors and RGB LEDs for an interactive dance floor. Each node will be driven by an arduino and the entire floor will be managed by a RaspberryPi. I'm trying ...
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Arduino and ESP8266 Web server

First things first, if there was an ESP8266 StackExchange, I would post this there. I am setting up a web server that will programmaticly be controlled from an external Python script, and I am ...
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Webserver on Arduino

How can I run a webserver in a Arduino Uno? I want to use my Arduino to monitor things in my home such as temperature. I want to be able to access this data through the internet.
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Is it possible to transmit using an NRF24L01+ without an Arduino?

I have two NRF24L01+ modules which are transceivers, but for my project I would like to send a very simple signal from one of these modules to the be read by the other. That would've been very simple ...
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How do I remotely acquire data from Arduino based portable device?

I am making a device which will have an Arduino board and a sensor attached to it. The sensor will acquire data every 10 minutes and the data will be uploaded to my server. The size of every upload is ...
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How to disable Arduino Yun to work as Access Point and set it to work as needed?

I am using Arduino Yun and I would like to disable it to work as Access Point. That is, I don't want that it is displayed in the list of available networks. Then I would like to set and use it (...
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RFID/NFC Tag get data from wordpress MySQL

I have a local workshop for students to teach them 3D printing/woodworking I want to know if its possible to create RFID/NFC tags using wordpress data from MySQL or HTTP/HTTPS. Web Scenario : I ...
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How can I run multiple programs on an Arduino?

I'm trying to get students to experiment with Arduino. However, due to a lack of boards, two teams of students will collaborate on each board. They will push their own code (independent from each ...
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Is it possible to use ESP8266 modules interchangeably?

I discovered that there are multiple types & versions of ESP8266 modules. I'm wondering: Build my application around one type (eg ESP-03) and in future swap the module with another (ESP-07), ...
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Arduino 4G LTE Shield

Is there by any chance a shield that can take an 4G LTE compatible SIM card activated by a carrier and establish a connection?
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Bluetooth Master and Slave to track device's locations

I'm trying to create an app for my science fair that uses bluetooth to track people in a determined place. I was thinking about one Arduino system to receive all the information and transmit through a ...
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Communicating between a computer and multiple Arduinos

I am designing a experiment of controlling 6 small wind turbines wirelessly. For each wind turbine, I need to measure power time series (or voltage or current time series) from the generator, and ...
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List of connected clients to server

I have a server on my arduino (WiFi) and want to save the clients that connect, so that I can send to them (to each separately) data later. Is the best data structure a linked list? How can I see if ...
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Is there a way to update Arduino uno Over The Air [duplicate]

I have the Arduino uno with a Ethernet W5100 Shield and would like to remotely sketches. Is there a way to update Arduino uno over the air? If not, is there a wired network arduino solution that ...
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Module and library for self healing large sensor network

I have to build a wireless sensor network with arduinos on my project. It does not need to be a mesh network, but it needs to have self healing capabilities. I would like to use something cheaper ...
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Ethernet shield programming

This is first time programming with Ethernet shield . I want to test the web server application with my Arduino. I have an Arduino Uno, Ethernet shield, and a potentiometer. Below code being uploaded. ...
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If I have a group of Arduinos connected via I2C, can one Arduino cause the rest to freeze?

I have a group of four Arduino boards connected via I2C. One is the master, which sends and receives values from all of the others. I noticed that the Master will stop executing its loop if power is ...
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2G/3G vs 4G/LTE Cell Connectivity for Sensor Prototype? [closed]

Would love any advice on Arduino cell connectivity. From what I understand: 2G (GSM/GPRS) is a dying technology. AT&T is shutting down its 2G network on Jan 1, 2017. 2G (CDMA) will have a longer ...
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Arduino Mega 2560 + ESP8266 Problem with GET Request

I have an ESP8266 module connected to my Arduino Mega 2560. My goal is to send a GET request as below to the network: api.pushingbox.com/pushingbox?devid=vEB39F555B1B8295?tempData=cabbages If that ...
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Arduino Ethernet shield server and client at the same time

Hardware: Arduino Mega 2560 Rev3 Ethernet Shield Rev3 A sensor Goal: Take value from sensor, upload it to ThingSpeak. Host a web page on the Arduino. Question: I've done both things in the past. ...
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Modbus Protocol Compile Error

I have Code for Mod bus Library as below. I have Gone through lots of forum. How to assign device ID, slave address, length using below library function: #include <SimpleModbusSlave.h> #define ...
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Finding ESP8266 in a network

I am connecting an ESP8266 to my home network (WiFi). After successful connection, an IP is assigned to it. I am sending commands to the ESP8266 from an Android app. What can I do to find the ESP8266 ...
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Can you connect more sensors of the same type to a single board while not using up more pins than if you were to use a single sensor?

I'm as new as you can be at Arduino programming and specific electronics, so I don't even know if I'm asking the correct question. I've ordered an Arduino a breadboard and some PCBs and now I'm ...
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How to use Aiduino module to connect to computer network?

I have 4 usb Hard Drives and I just want to connect them to computer network directly without a traditional computer. Is there an any module with 4 usb ports and one RJ45 port. The module should able ...
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Advice for checking integrity of serial char strings?

I'm trying to create a flexible but reliable system for arduinos to interact using serial ascii strings. I'm using a message structure comprised of Command[10] + (optional) Params[20] + (optional) ...
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Multiple node network communication over I²C [closed]

I am working on a project where I want to send data from and to different Arduinos on a network. At the moment I²C seems the best option for my needs since I can specify where to send the data. But ...
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Can client IP address be obtained from Arduino Ethernet2 library for W5500 during client.connected() call?

I've found posts explaining how to get client IP by modifying the W5100 Ethernet library and the Adafruit CC3000 library but not the Ethernet2 lib for W5500 chip, which is different enough that the ...
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Why doesn't the Ethernet W5100 shield work on Gigabit switch?

I have an Arduino Uno with an Ethernet Shield based on the Wiznet W5100 chipset : It worked like a charm until I had to move it to another location and plugged it to a Gigabit switch. I had no link, ...
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Hardware network-infrastructure for a fully-arduino-based home-automation project

As already mentioned in another question, I'm spending LOT of time planning the home-automation system for my new house (currently still in the "still building" phase). Even if started only as a "...
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W5100 Ethernet shield DHCP fails with a Switch

we are using Arduino W5100 Ethernet shield. The code is to try DHCP first and if that fails, then try the static IP. we do the Ethernet Initialization and stop every time. The library is Arduino ...
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RF network using Arduino

I am working on home automation project. A network consists of one master device and many (maybe 10-20) slave devices, all communicating via these RF modules. I am using arduino in slave devices. ...
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Why can't I connect more than one Arduino Uno + Ethernet Shield to my network?

I'm using 3 Arduino Uno boards with Ethernet shields. Each is connected to my home Internet switch with an Ethernet cable. I assigned a different local IP address to each Arduino and gave each board ...
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Connecting NodeMCU through internet [closed]

I have a NodeMCU and a website (free website domain provided by http://www.hpage.com) and I have to send and receive some data (suppose a 8bit number) from the website to the NodeMCU via internet. The ...
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Problem communicating with ENC28J60

I want to send/receive strings to/from an ENC28J60 via a C# application. I used my own "protocol" to do this. For example I send "" to Arduino and it replies with a string containing temperature ...
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POST data from Arduino to website

I am working on a project where I am trying to send data using HTTP and POST method from my Arduino Mega2560 to a website which I host on localhost. I am living to a students' accommodation and thus, ...
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XBee series 1 or 2? [closed]

I'm looking to buy some components to my master thesis: I have to create a sort of lab where I'll create a Zigbee network and some tasks on it. I'm wondering if I should buy XBee series 1 or 2 and ...
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Receiving and transmitting messages simultaneously

tldr; I am writing a mesh network software using arduinos. I need to wirelessly receive, process, and transmit data, all simultaneously. I am aware of protothreads library, and the other software ...
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Multi-drop RS485 device control v1.0 - why is limit for “TIME_BETWEEN_MESSAGES ”?

I am going to use Nick's rolling-master system library (http://www.gammon.com.au/forum/?id=11428) in my home project. For first experiments and testing, I have: - BAUD_RATE = 9600 - max adress = 2 (...
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How to send data from cc3000 to herokuapp server

I tried this code: #include <Adafruit_CC3000.h> #include <ccspi.h> #include <SPI.h> #include <string.h> #include "utility/debug.h" #include "DHT.h" #include<stdlib.h> //...
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Connecting Arduino with Philips Hue

I'm trying to control Philips Hue lights through an Arduino Uno (with a WiFi shield Model R3). Both the shield and the Philips Hue Bridge are connected to the same network and I'm trying to send JSON ...
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ESP8266 networking [closed]

I am new to IoT. I have been reading articles to connect IoT sesors and updating data to Server. I want to connect 7 water pump stations ( all in different locations, and distance between each of ...
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Send files via network [duplicate]

I want to send a file from an Arduino to the server or another Arduino. I wrote a code that's open the file then write the content of the text on an array and then send it. That would work if the ...
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Can I control a Arduino from an apache server? [closed]

So I have a PC running a few services for my house. I'm trying to automate my home a little and would like to control various things in my house. Is it possible to control an Arduino from my HTML ...
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Every so often ESP8266 hangs… WifiClient seems to be at fault

This code works fine without any freezes: #include <ESP8266WiFi.h> #include <Servo.h> #include <WiFiClient.h> #include <ESP8266WiFiMulti.h> Servo turn; ESP8266WiFiMulti ...
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My Arduino Ethernet shield is not working

Actually I'm using a W5100 Hanrun HR911105A 16/02 Ethernet shield with an Arduino Uno (original). I tried this code from the examples: #include <SPI.h> #include <Ethernet.h> // Enter a ...
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where does access point's IP address come from for sketch AP_SimpleWebServer.ino in Github WiFi101 examples

I don't understand where the access point's IP comes from. Sketch uses WiFi.beginAP( ssid ) ..to start the AP. Then, printWifiStatus() gets the access point's IP with: IPAddress ip = WiFi.localIP();...
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User-Agent question

I've seen a few different User-Agents used in demo sketches and am curious as to what the various User-Agent options are and how to determine which one to use. For example... User-Agent: Mozilla/...
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Simple network protocol to communicate between N slave arduino and 1 central arduino? [closed]

i am looking to communicate text ( 40 char for each message ) between N arduino and a central one ( Communication is one way slaves to Master).I am looking for wire communication with 1 to 5 m ...
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Arduino resets when I call network.begin()

I have included the RF24Network library in my project. I tried to use the Simple Transmit/Receive example from here but when it calls the network.begin() my arduino restarts. I placed some Serial....