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hpr1880 :: Arduino Bluetooth HOWTO

Klaatu talks about getting a bluetooth module for an arduino, and how to make it work

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Hosted by Klaatu on 2015-10-16 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
arduino, python, qt. 1.
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Duration: 00:41:34

Arduino and related devices.

In this series various contributors talk about how to use and program Arduino single-board microcontrollers and related devices.
See the Wikipedia article for details of the range of devices.

Klaatu talks about the HC-05 and -06 series of bluetooth modules and how to use them with an Arduino, including some basic code on the Arduino to get it to respond to signals over bluetooth, and some basic PyQt code on how to send signals to the bluetooth device. PLUS, he talks about configuring the bluetooth so that it is connected to the serial port of your system (so that Python can use it).

A super basic bluetooth controller app can be found here: (it's Klaatu's code, and it's not quite finished, so if you have improvements or questions, feel free to comment or merge or email)


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Comment #1 posted on 2015-10-16 13:39:53 by Mike Ray

Great show

Great show Klaatu. Really enjoy anything about Arduino and general fiddling about with electronics.

Currently mucking about with RF transmitter and receiver modules and have considered using XBee. So this show was of interest.

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