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Topic # 31885 3-Apr-2009 08:58
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I hope someone can help?  I want to experiment with some Bluetooth technology, but first need some advice in respect of kit to try/buy.


More importantly I need to know if what I want to achieve is possible.  


I want to use a Bluetooth to control several switches (max 8).  The switches will ideally have an on/off state but if possible a variable control.   The technology in the receiver should be very small and in the first instance I would like to control from a PC.


In the future I would be looking to deliver those BT commands via the internet, locally in the first place is fine.


Any help, assistance or advice is appreciated.


 


 


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  Reply # 205072 3-Apr-2009 09:24
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Is the technology micro or rather nano?  I would like the reciever to run from 3v and be no bigger than 2cm x 2cm?

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  Reply # 205077 3-Apr-2009 09:43
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For all I know Zigbee is smaller than Bluetooth, use a lot less power (with designs for batteries that last for months) and specially suited for numeric controls, home and instrument management.





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