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Oprate a relay with xbee

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I am trying to oprate a 3v relay with a single xbee.
The issue here is that the xbee output is just not strong enough.
I need some boost to the xbee's weak signal(the relay does work with the xbee power source(3.3v).

Thank you!
asked Feb 26, 2014 in XBee Programmable Development by Wireless New to the Community (2 points)

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Whats about using a solid state relay?
I'm going to use a Sharp S 216 S02 (but did not try it out till now - it's just ordered).

Or refer to https://sites.google.com/site/xbeerelaycontroller/ (Chapter "The Transistor").
answered Mar 3, 2014 by Hmax New to the Community (2 points)
edited Mar 2, 2014 by Hmax