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Cheap Arduino Wireless Communications

Posted October 21, 2013 by Chris

"I was looking for a way to handle wireless communications between two Arduino boards. Other options like Xbee or Bluetooth were going to cost $50 to over $100. Then I found a cheap RF transmitter and receiver at Sparkfun. The total cost is only $9!"

One Response to “Cheap Arduino Wireless Communications”

  1. AlThePal Says:

    Have a look for the Nordic Semiconductor nRF24L01+. These give you a bidirectional link at up to 2Mb right across a typical house and can be found on eBay for just over $1 each.

    A good introduction to using them with Arduinos (along with a pre-written class) is at

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