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p1234321

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mod-zigbee and xbee s2 or s1
« on: January 14, 2017, 03:40:14 PM »
hello,

is it possible to have the mod-zigbee-pir send to a xbee s2 or s1 network?
could not find anything on the internet!

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paul

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Re: mod-zigbee and xbee s2 or s1
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2017, 11:41:07 AM »
Hey Paul,

Theoretically, it is possible, but it would require software modification and re-programming of MOD-ZIGBEE-PIR. Our ZIGBEE boards would not work with XBee boards out-of-the-box. Probably a significant software effort would be required.

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Re: mod-zigbee and xbee s2 or s1
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2017, 12:42:04 PM »
hello,

thanks for the fast reply. is there a board with a similar footprint as the xbee modules, that works with mod-zigbee?
i have an dragino (linux router with arduino yun compatible board) and want to attach sensors.
would this board be working ? http://shop.boxtec.ch/mesh-bee-open-source-zigbee-pro-module-mit-mcu-jn5168-p-41959.html


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paul

PS: is it works i'm going to make an instructables article...

best regards

paul

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Re: mod-zigbee and xbee s2 or s1
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2017, 03:53:05 PM »
I would not recommend Olimex ZigBee boards for any Arduino-related development. The boards are meant for developers familiar with Microchip products. These boards lack a bootloader and come without Arduino examples - to change the firmware of an Olimex ZigBee module you would need a PIC programmer tool.

Overall, the three boards (MOD-ZIGBEE; MOD-ZIGBEE-UEXT, MOD-ZIGBEE-PIR) are suitable for evaluation of the main wireless chip MRF24J40 and also good point of in-depth understanding and evaluation of MiWi and ZigBee protocols.

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