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Wireless LED light? Answered

I would like to make an LED light that can be controlled by some form of wireless on/off switch.

I cannot use IR as the switch will be in a different room to the light.

I think I could use the Imp board I have seen on here but that seems expensive as I think I would need 2 Arduinos, 2 Imp shields and 2 Imps.

Maybe I could use Bluetooth, Xbee or RF?

Any thoughts?

Cheers.

Phil


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iceng
iceng

8 years ago

Xbee is the easiest.

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Answer 8 years ago

+1

Check out the SRF and LRF modules from Ciseco Alex. My SRF module arrived this week, it's as smaller than my thumb nail and claimed to be better than xbee ;) (but probably not as easy for a novice to use)

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iceng
iceng

Answer 8 years ago

Amazingly small SRF device, definitely keep it in mind for future apps :)

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filthyPhil
filthyPhil

Answer 8 years ago

Can i use Xbee without Arduino?

Trying to keep cost down and ultimately I will need 3 lights controlled by the one switch.

Phil