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Re: Part 4: Microchip Wireless Modules & MiWi Protocol
Jon Titus   6/21/2012 3:03:06 PM
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what is the complexity to communicate to another node rather than another Microchip wireless system. that is communicating with a PC or internet web site?

You wouldn't use the MiWi protocol or an 802.15.4 transceiver module to communicate information to a PC or an Internet connection for general-purpose use.  The transceivers have a range of about 100 feet indoors, perhaps as far as 300 feet outdoors (clear field).  Data rates are about 250 kbits/second.  You would use these modules in sensor networks, for security systems, building monitors, etc.  You CAN connect them to a PC to report this information, but you wouldn't use them for Web browsing or email communications.  For those apps, use WiFi.



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