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How can we send a 100,000 byte packet through XCTU?

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In your answer, you suggest that, in order to increase throughput numbers, we should send a packet of 100,000 bytes, and increase the transmission timeout.

I was able to increase the transmission timeout. However, XCTU limits the size of the packet to 100 bytes.
Is there a way around this limit within XCTU?

thank you!
asked Dec 22, 2017 in DigiMesh Proprietary Mesh Networking by yoohsiu New to the Community (1 point)

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The throughput is limited to around 96 kbps on the XBee S2C 802.15.4: https://www.digi.com/resources/documentation/Digidocs/90001500/Default.htm#Reference/r_specs_perf.htm

The maximum payload size is indeed 100 payload bytes, and cannot be changed.

For throughput, we recommend that you design your own test, as the XCTU throughput tool is not accurate.
answered Dec 22, 2017 by DystopianFerret Veteran of the Digi Community (368 points)
selected Dec 28, 2017 by yoohsiu
Thank you for clarifying that "the XCTU throughput tool is not accurate".

We were seeing strange issues with it, and have designed our own separate test. Getting much better throughput now. Thank you!