[Lab] looking for microcontroller wifi module

Mike Sorensen machineshopmike at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 16:08:01 EDT 2014

Hi Jason, thanks for the info. It would be nice to be able to use those
libraries but I dont think bluetooth will work for my situation. The
distance will be between 40 - 200 feet.

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 3:29 PM, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com>

>    I see that you're looking for Wifi connections, but if you're working
> in short ranges and short messages consider BlueTooth. There are some
> pretty good libraries for getting bluetooth going between Arduino and Apple
> products that greatly simplify all the handshaking and low-level stuff
> you'd otherwise have to do to establish a WiFi connection.
>    The book: Making Things Talk covers this very well, but you can also
> find tutorials about this:
> http://www.instructables.com/id/Talk-to-an-Arduino-With-an-iOS-device-using-Blueto/
>    -Jason Cobill
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 2:44 PM, Mike Sorensen <machineshopmike at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello, I don't know if this has been asked as i've been away from the
>> group for a long time. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with
>> wifi modules for use with microcontrollers such as arduino? I am looking
>> for something like the RN XV as seen here:
>> https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11048
>> Ideally one that can use an external antenna (u.fl or sma connector) and
>> can work to stream data to ipad with no internet connection. Just wondering
>> how easy these types of modules are to configure.
>> - Mike
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