Ordering Shield

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Offline SeanC

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Ordering Shield
« on: April 02, 2017, 01:29:05 PM »
Is it possible to use a bluetooth usb on my arduino and communicate with it and use your app to tune? Thanks!

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Re: Ordering Shield
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 10:09:28 PM »
The assumption is the bluetooth is communicating on the rx/tx pins on the arduino. If you use the serial code from the 2.0 common for the full standalone, the app should communicate.

If you're trying to use the usb connectiong and bluetooth from your laptop, no go there.

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Re: Ordering Shield
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2017, 11:16:06 PM »
Ok perfect. So a cheap Bluetooth module will work it seems.  Also how does the arduino connect to your shield? Going to order this week.

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Re: Ordering Shield
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2017, 06:59:01 PM »
Not every bt module will 'work'

If you need BT programming you'll have to have one that's setup to reset the Arduino on BT connection otherwise you will not be able to program from a PC over bluetooth. Secondly the garbage collection will be quite intense on startup... unless you bypass a lot of the default communication parsing.

The only reliable module I ever got working was an HC-05. Which will also need to be programmed with the appropriate baud rates, stop bits, etc.