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Stand alone adressable switch array with xbee communications
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  • Posted: Wed, Apr 11, 2012
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  • Start: Mon, May 7, 2012
  • Hourly Rate: $10 - $15 / hr
  • Hrs/wk: Not Sure | Duration: 3-4 weeks
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Project outline: control a stand-alone array of addressable switches. This is for a portable, battery operated system that will be used outdoors. The end goal is to send commands to the stand alone system using an android based tablet and a wireless (e.g. xbee) link.
The switches use a 1-wire protocol. Here is an example device:   [obscured]  -ic.com/datasheet/index.mvp/id/2906 . There would be roughly 150 switches in the array and a maximum of 10 commands per second (that is, the switches would change state 10 times per second).
Continuous control is not needed - the user will send an address / timing pattern and a 'go' command. The stand –alone system runs this program until a new command is sent. For typical operation it is expected that a go/stop command or a new address / timing pattern would be sent every minute or so.
This project is broken into 3 tasks
1. Work with me to determine which computer / controller is best for the stand-alone application. Example hardware: a...

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