All the design files and software are now available online for Jan Gentschs M8 Triggr Implementation. Files can be found here.
During the prototyping of the StrobIt Triggr, I found that I could only hit the maximum bit-rate of approx. 12000bps, this is a far cry from the reported 256Kbps, so what was I doing wrong? It appears that there are a couple of factors that affect the data rate, one is how you connect to … Continue reading RFM12B Bit Rates and Throughput
My new tool, the LogicPort logic analyser from http://www.pctestinstruments.com/index.htm, arrived last week. It was bad timing as I'm in the middle of our house move, however, as I've been itching to try it out last night I made time to play with it. The result is, man I wish I had one of these beasts … Continue reading Intronix LogiPort Logic Analyser
Part 2 - RFM12 Hardware Interface In this next part of the RFM12 tutorials I'll be covering the hardware interface, signal descriptions and how you go about hooking it up to the MCU of your choice. Packages The RFM12 RF module comes in a couple of different packages, DIP and SMD, I'll mainly be covering … Continue reading RFM12 Tutorial – Part2