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Bluetooth module PRO for Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Intel Galileo [XBee Socket]

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This Bluetooth module PRO can be connected in an XBee shield for Arduino, and is designed to discover high amounts of bluetooth devices.

This product is compatible with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Intel Galileo boards.

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Description

NOTE:See below the links to each of the tutorials.

This Bluetooth Module PRO has been mainly designed to discover high amount of bluetooth devices in a variable area. It can be connected in a Xbee shield for Arduino to work.

Technical characteristics:
- Chip: Bluegiga WT12
- Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR. Class 2
- TX Power: 7 Power levels [-27dBm, +3dBm]
- RX sensitivity:  -90 dBm
- Antenna: 2dBi
- Range: from 10 to 50 meters depending tx power and environment conditions.
- Received Strength Signal Indicator (RSSI) for each scanned device
- Class of Device (CoD) for each scanned device

Special features:
- Bluetooth module integrates a firmware called Iwrap, developed by manufacturer which offers many possibilities.
- Moreover, Libelium has developed a specific API to allow using this module with Waspmote. There are many useful functions which can be used as a guideline for other designs. Refer to Libelium web site for more information.

Power consumption
Bluetooth module has different power consumption according its operating state. Next table shows information about it.

Estate Power consumption
OFF 0
Sleep < 0.5 mA
ON (IDLE state) 2 mA
Inquiry at minimum power 33.5 mA
Inquiry at maximum power 36.5 mA

Download the Fritzing library to include in your electronic designs here

Documentation:
- Schematic
- Module Info

NOTE: If you don't need to use the full features of this module, maybe you are interested in our Bluetooth Module for Arduino.

NOTE: If you are searching for Wireless Sensor Networks devices (motes) you may be interested in our ready to market sensor platform: Waspmote which counts with more than 50 sensors available to use.

Related Tutorials

This tutorial describes some features of Bluetooth module PRO for Arduino / Raspberry Pi which has been mainly designed to discover high amount of bluetooth devices in a variable area. Besides that, connection processes between two bluetooth modules are shown.

It has to be mentioned that inquiry processes of bluetooth module are anonymous due to only MAC address is obtained from the bluetooth remote device. No account or phone numbers are obtained. These facts allows saving privacy of bluetooth users.

This tutorial allows the user to turn ON different LEDs depending on the number of devices detected by the Bluetooth module.

This project can be developed with Arduino or Intel Galileo. It is also compatible with Raspberry Pi using the Raspberry Pi to Arduino shields connection bridge.

This tutorial allows the user to measure temperature and amount of light and send it through Bluetooth to an SPP (Serial Port Profile) application.

This project can be developed with Arduino or Intel Galileo. It is also compatible with Raspberry Pi using the Raspberry Pi to Arduino shields connection bridge.

This tutorial allows the user to move a servo via Bluetooth with an SPP (Serial Port Profile) application.

This project can be developed with Arduino or Intel Galileo. It is also compatible with Raspberry Pi using the Raspberry Pi to Arduino shields connection bridge.

This tutorial allows the user to accept or reject an incomming Bluetooth connection with 2 different buttons.

This project can be developed with Arduino or Intel Galileo. It is also compatible with Raspberry Pi using the Raspberry Pi to Arduino shields connection bridge.

The idea behind the Raspberry Pi to Arduino shields connection bridge is to allow to use any of the shields, boards and modules designed for Arduino in Raspberry Pi.

It includes also the possibility of connecting digital and analog sensors, using the same pinout of Arduino but with the power and capabilities of Raspberry.

The current tutorial explains how to take the most of the Galileo board by using on it the Arduino and Raspberry Pi shields and modules designed by Cooking Hacks

Galileo comes with a single-core 32-bit, 400MHz Quark SoC X1000 processor, supports 3.3 or 5 volt shields and has an Ethernet and USB port. Compatible with Windows, Mac OS and Linux, the software of Galileo also has support for the Arduino shield ecosystem.

If you are interested in Internet of Things (IoT) or M2M projects check our open source sensor platform Waspmote which counts with more than 100 sensors available to use 'off the shelf', a complete API with hundreds of ready to use codes and a low consumption mode of just 0.7µA to ensure years of battery life.

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