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what is the best way to communicate wirelessly from one arduino to another

I have 2 arduino megas and would like to send the potentiometer values of one arduino to control servos conected to the other arduino and I have never used any wireless things with arduino before I have a 433mhz transmitter and a reciever but havent been able to find any useful code for it and was wondering what other wireless devices i could use for sending potentiometer values wirelessly to another arduino easily . Any sugestions and example code and where to buy it would be greatly apreciated thank you

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Here is a component description of a 315MHz Transmitter. You can transmit characters and numbers. So the potentiometer values could be transmitted using this technology. Code is included.

Ok, again --I went to the googles and again, searched "Arduino 433mhz" this time, I found this:

http://www.open.com.au/mikem/arduino/HopeRF/HopeRF.pdf

and this

http://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/RF/KLP_Walkthrough.pdf

and this

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/12336

I could keep going, but I have to admit this is not a very efficient way of searching. Instead of searching google, then cutting and pasting the links here, I think it would be faster if you did the googling directly. This way, you would not have to wait for my responses to be posted here. I would bet this could increase the efficiency of our searching system by quite a bit. I used "Google" which can be found here:

https://www.google.com/

You not is sync problem is:

  • Wrong board specified 
  • USB driver needs a reinstall
  • Fried Chip
  • Blank Atmega instead of one bootloaded with Arduino
  • Or something else

 

Side note here for Chris. A handy site you might like in this case is Let me google that for you : lmgtfy.com/ Cool way to show new people how to google :P Comes in handy every now and then.

I was already in tears laughing, before i checked out lmgtfy.com. Great site, going to be using it LOADS :-)

would you know any other ways of comunicateing wirelessly to arduino other then useing a 433mhz transmiter and reciever easily?

the code that was in the link was quite confuseing but i have looked at it before and have had it working but it could only send words

over into the serial screen and i couldnt figure out how to send potentiometer values over it

i now have a problem of uploading code to one of my arduinos it comes up with unable to upload ans this

avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00

avrdude: stk500_disable(): protocol error, expect=0x14, resp=0x51

do you know how i would go about fixing it before i uploaded it i tryed turning it on and the L led on the board started flashing really fast and one of the servos was twitching heaps

I went ahead and googled "Arduino 433mhz" (using the google) and the google brought me to this forum post  (on the first page of results)

http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1283762413

I skimmed the comments and found a link to an updated library that will work with your 433mhz units. 

http://www.open.com.au/mikem/arduino/

I can google more for you if the above links don't work for you.