nRF24L01 Raspberry PI Gateway Hardware

For those who came to my MS Ignite AU Intelligent Cloud booth session

Building Wireless Field Gateways

Connecting wireless sensor nodes to the cloud is not the mission it used to be, because the Azure team (and many OS projects) have developed tooling which can help hobbyist and professional developers build solutions. How could you build a home scale robust, reliable and secure solution with off the shelf kit without blowing the budget?

Sparkfun nRF24L01 module &Adafruit perma proto hat

NRF24L01 Raspberry PI DIY Gateway Hardware

BoM (all prices as at Feb 2016)

You will also need some short lengths of wire and a soldering iron.

For those who want an “off the shelf” solution (still requires a minor modification for interrupt support) I have used the Raspberry Pi to NRF24l01+ Shield USD9.90

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Instructions for modifications and software to follow.

2 thoughts on “nRF24L01 Raspberry PI Gateway Hardware

  1. Looking forward to your creation. I am in a similar project with beaglebone + nrf24l01 + node.js to azure iot hub. If the sessions you presented recorded at Ignite, where can I find these? EJ, Canada

    • Hi
      My session was done in the MVP area at Ignite OZ so not recorded will email you powerpoint deck. Just started new job after 6 months off so has been a bit mad.
      Bryn

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