I have successfully re-compiled and re-flashed the firmware source to remove the console on ttyS0, as suspected the console attached to ttyS0 was the root of my problems, now avrdude will talk to the WidgetBoard! and here is my WidgetBoard booting my test blinky on ContikiOS as seen by the gateway ttyS0 now back to … Continue reading #WidgetMesh gateway now online!
I’ve had some mixed success with the serial port hack on the Airlive device since my previous post. After setting up the uclib development environment I have now successfully compiled avrdude so I can program the RFM12WidgetBoard located inside the device, however I had a couple of issues when trying to talk to the WidgetBoard. … Continue reading #WidgetMesh Gateway continued…
The WidgetMesh network development for the Widgets is now underway, the last couple of days I’ve been learning how everything fits together in Contiki OS, as far as drivers go and how they communicate with the upper stacks, lots of looking through existing code. I now have a reasonable idea of how things should work … Continue reading WidgetMesh Coordinator/Gateway Device
These are components I’ve created for Eagle3D. You may also want to check out the tutorials on how to create your own components. http://blog.everythingrobotics.com/tutorials/eagle3d-tutorials/using-google-sketchup-to-create-components/ Components HopeRF RFM12B SMD 433Mhz/915Mhz RF Module Microchip MR24J40MA FCC Approved 2.4GHZ 802.15.4 RF Module Sparkfun SMA PCB Edge PJ-326 3.5mm Jack http://www.switchcn.com/ 900Mhz GSM SMA Antenna attached to PCB SMA … Continue reading Eagle3D
The last few weeks at work have been shocking with power outages, I think mainly to do with the summer heat ramping up, 38DegC yesterday, at one site I we have a fairly overloaded UPS that does not stay up for very long, while a new 8500VA is on order, I have decided to write … Continue reading Network Shutdown Agent