Section 3: Power Options

This section focuses on the production of a simple wireless sensor network

Do EACH of the following and submit to your instructor:

  1. Identify and describe the different sleep options for the series 1 & 2 modules
  2. Identify and describe the difference between hardware controlled and software controlled sleep
  3. Use a multimeter to measure and describe the power consumption of a sleeping XBee
    1. Explain and describe the discrepancy between your measured number and the number provided by Digi
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