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Problem with Moteino R3s [SOLVED]
« on: August 31, 2013, 12:33:38 PM »
Hey guys,

So I got in two R3s (433Mhz) and out of box they would send/receive but once I uploaded new code to them they have stopped functioning. I've tried several examples from the Github repo. The initial sketchs I uploaded was the new MailboxNotifer2_receiver and MailboxNotifer2_sender.

I tried both the originals and the modified versions.

Neither R3 shows any output in serial monitor, only a small blink of the LED when its first powered.

As of the last test I uploaded the original send/recv code with nothing hooked to either other than FTDI/usb.

Ideas?

ps. Not posting the code since neither the stock examples work or the modified code of mine. Ill still post it if needed.
« Last Edit: August 31, 2013, 10:17:33 PM by Felix »
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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013, 09:01:41 PM »
Did you search around in the forum for similar out-of-the-box issues?

What code/example did you load? The stock examples at github?
If so I would start checking the code settings, like frequency, that's a big one people sometimes miss.
(I'm assuming you soldered the wire antenna)

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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2013, 09:30:55 PM »
Hey Felix,

I tried each of these:
https://github.com/LowPowerLab/MailboxNotifier

and

send/rec. https://github.com/LowPowerLab/RFM12B/tree/master/Examples

Both stock other than setting my wireless freq to 433.

My units came with everything soldered up including antenna from you.
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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2013, 09:36:02 PM »
Ok, it's because you got R3's. They won't work with R2 code :)
Completely different hardware/libraries.
Try the R3 examples please  ;)

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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2013, 09:37:43 PM »
Ah! Okay so will the mailbox sketches not work then?

Here is what Im using (latest version modified)

Receiver: http://codep.in/2Q

Send: http://codep.in/2P
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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2013, 10:17:07 PM »
Well... while the hardware and libs are different, there are similarities and as long as you are familiar with one library you should be able to use the other easily.
In fact my oppinion is the RFM69 lib is easier to use than the RFM12B lib.

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Re: Problem with Moteino R3s [SOLVED]
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2013, 12:46:52 AM »
Okay, thanks. I will see if I can take/merge your old mailbox code with the newer R3 (RFM69) libs
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