Wireless networking and communication is the lifeblood of modern electronics, and we've got everything you need to connect your project up using different technologies.

Our recommended Wireless Tutorials:

LoRa & LoRaWAN

LoRa, short for Long Range, is a wireless communication method that is built upon ideas of low energy, long distances, noise immunity, and much more. As makers, we prefer to think of it as a wide area network (up to 40km line of sight) that provides internet access for machines and devices. Neat!
  1. Laird Sentrius RG191 LoRaWAN Gateway (AU Version)
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    SKU: CE05942 Guides (1)
    The Sentrius RG191 LoRa-Enabled Gateway from Laird is the ultimate in secure, scalable, robust LoRa solutions for end-to-end control of your private LoRaWAN network.
    $595.00 AUD, inc GST
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    23 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard which millions of devices use to communicate with each other. It's powerful, easy to use, and can be found in mobile phones, computers, microcontrollers, and more! We've got everything you need to get your next project up and running with Bluetooth communication.

Our recommended Bluetooth Tutorials:

  1. Bluetooth Module (HC-06)
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    SKU: CE00022
    Much like it's more well-known brother, the HC-05, the HC-06 is a transparent TX/RX pipeline Bluetooth module which allows devices to communicate via a serial connection with all of the Bluetooth specific handling taken care of by the module's software stack.
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    16 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. USB BLE-Link (Support Wireless Programming)
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    SKU: TEL0087 Brand: DFRobot
    Add bluetooth 4.0 to your PC, Mac directly with this USB BLE-Link. It uses the USB package which is compact and compatible with v2.1 and earlier, and also supports the latest v4.0/Bluetooth Low Energy. Now you could use this adapter to receive/transmit data.
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Cellular

A cellular connection allows your project to break free of local networks and communicate with the world using SMS messages, 2G/3G data, and heaps more!
  1. Quad-band Wired Cellular Antenna SMA
    SKU: CEL-00290 Brand: Sparkfun
    A Quad-band antenna for embedded cellular devices. This antenna will allow you to connect your cellular module to the outside world. Operates on four frequencies. Comes with a 3M adhesive backing for mounting. Standard male SMA terminated.
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Quad-band Cellular Duck Antenna SMA
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    SKU: CEL-00675 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is a fantastic find for SFE. A small, high-quality, quad-band, standard SMA terminated, cellular antenna.
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

GPS

GPS (Global Positioning System) is a powerful tool that you can leverage for your projects, and we've got all the gear you need to get started.

Our recommended GPS Sensor Tutorials:

  1. GPS Receiver - GP-735 (56 Channel)
    SKU: GPS-13670 Brand: Sparkfun
    The GP-735 is a slim, ultra-high performance, easy to use GPS smart antenna receiver. With -162dBm tracking sensitivity and only 29 second cold start time, the GP735 is a tiny, yet powerful, piece of tech. The slim design makes it ideal for applications where you don’t have a lot of space to work in. Really it’s quite small. This 56-channel GPS module, based on the uBlox 7th generation chipset, has an operating voltage of 3.3~5.5V, an antenna on board, and connects to your system via TTL serial. The 1Hz update rate is fast enough for the majority of applications (and can be increased to 10Hz if you need) so whether you’re tracking a pet or building an autonomous car, the GP-735 has you covered!
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. GPS Antenna - External Active Antenna - 3-5V 28dB 5 Meter SMA
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    SKU: ADA960 Brand: Adafruit
    Give your Ultimate GPS V3 a boost with this external active antenna. This GPS antenna draws about 10mA and will give you an additional 28 dB of gain. It's got a...
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    10 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

NFC & RFID

RFID is all around us, from anti-theft measures to contactless payments at shops, it's making our lives easier and more convenient and you can add it to your project!
  1. RFID Glass Capsule (125kHz)
    SKU: SEN-09416 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is a glass, cylindrical RFID tag; it’s very similar to those implanted into pets for identification purposes. But really guys, it’s not for use inside your body. Please don’t implant this thing into yourselves. Each tag comes with a unique 32-bit ID code and is not reprogrammable. The carrier frequency of this tag is 125kHz, so it works great with our ID-3LA, ID-12LA and ID-20LA RFID readers.
    $10.40 AUD, inc GST
    As low as $9.88 AUD, inc GST
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. RFID Reader ID-12LA (125 kHz)
    SKU: SEN-11827 Brand: Sparkfun
    RFID (radio-frequency identification) is the wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields, for the purposes of identifying and tracking tags attached to objects. This is the ID-12LA, a very simple to use RFID reader module from ID Innovations. With a built in antenna, the only holdup is the 2mm pin spacing. Power the module, hold up a 125kHz card, and get a serial string output containing the unique ID of the card.

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  3. Adafruit PN532 NFC/RFID Controller Shield for Arduino + Extras
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    SKU: ADA789 Brand: Adafruit
    Adafruit have taken Adafruit's popular Adafruit PN532 breakout board and turned it into a shield - the perfect tool for any 13.56MHz RFID or NFC application. The Adafruit NFC shield...
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  4. Arduino Compatible Real Time Clock Module
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    SKU: CE07141
    This tiny little module will keep accurate time using a button battery; the CR2032 battery is easily replaceable. Great to use with all of your Arduino® projects that require the use of the date and time such as clocks, data-loggers & timers.
    $5.95 AUD, inc GST
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    13 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  5. Arduino Compatible RFID Read and Write Module
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    SKU: CE07140
    This RFID module allows you to both read and write MiFare-Type RFID cards. Create your own contactless security lock. Include one credit-card style tag and one key-fob style tag.
    $19.95 AUD, inc GST
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    18 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Wifi

Wi-Fi is commonly used to wirelessly connect devices to the internet and create communication networks. It's easier than ever to give your project Wi-Fi functionality, and we've got everything you need.

Our recommended Wi-Fi Tutorials:

  1. Adafruit ATWINC1500 WiFi Breakout
    SKU: ADA2999 Brand: Adafruit
    Connect your Arduino to the Internet with this fine new FCC-certified WiFi module from Atmel. This 802.11bgn-capable WiFi module is the best new thing for networking...
    Special Price $40.46 AUD, inc GST
    Regular Price $47.60 AUD, inc GST
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. SparkFun WiFi Shield - ESP8266
    SKU: WRL-13287 Brand: Espressif ESP32 & ESP8266 Guides (1)
    The SparkFun ESP8266 WiFi Shield is an Arduino compatible shield for the ESP8266 WiFi SoC – a leading platform for Internet of Things (IoT) or WiFi-related projects. There are a variety of designs based around the ESP8266, including tiny, modular boards and more accessible development boards like our very own SparkFun ESP8266 Thing. The ESP8266 WiFi Shield finds a middle ground between the Module and the Thing that provides a great introduction to the ESP8266 – without leaving the comfortable hardware confines of your Arduino. If you just have an Arduino project that needs an inexpensive gateway to the Internet, the ESP8266 WiFi Shield does everything from turning on an LED to posting data with phant.io.
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. 2.4GHz Mini Flexible WiFi Antenna with uFL Connector - 100mm
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    SKU: ADA2308 Brand: Adafruit
    This 4" / 100mm long flexible uFL 2.4GHz antenna has approx 4DBi gain and a 50O impedance so it will work fantastically with just about any 2.4-2.5GHz wireless receiver/transmitter...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 6 to 10 day lead time

Zigbee & Xbee

Xbee modules use wireless communication as either Series 1 (802.15.4) or Series 2 (Zigbee) and they're great for low power, medium range applications. They use a mesh networking topology which allows you to create flexible and dynamic device networks. Xbee modules are perfect for weather stations, home/garden automation, and much more.

Our recommended Zigbee Tutorials:

  1. Xbee Shield For Arduino
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    SKU: DFR0015 Brand: DFRobot
    The XBee Expansion Board is a compliant solution designed to meet low-cost, low-power wireless sensor networks with special needs. The module is easy to use, low power consumption, and the provision of critical data between devices reliable transmission. As the innovative design, XBee-PRO can be in the range 2-3 times beyond the standard ZigBee modules. XBee-PRO modules work in the ISM 2.4 GHz frequency band. The MaxStream's XBee (1 mW) Zigbee module is pin-compatible.
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    5 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

General RF

Radio Frequency allows data to be transmitted wirelessly over a greater distance than other wireless methods. Integrating it into your project is easy, and we've got plenty of ready-to-go modules.
  1. APC220 Radio Communication Module
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    SKU: TEL0005 Brand: DFRobot
    The APC220 radio module provides a simple and economic solution to wireless data communications. The employment of an embedded high speed microprocessor and high performance IC creates a transparent UART/TTL interface, and elminates any need for packetizing and data encoding.
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. SparkFun RFM69 Breakout (434MHz)
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    SKU: WRL-12823 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is the SparkFun RFM69 Breakout, a small piece of tech that breaks out all the pins available on the RFM69HCW module as well as making the transceiver easy to use. The RFM69HCW is an inexpensive and versatile radio module that operates in the unlicensed ISM (Industry, Science and Medicine) radio band. It’s perfect for building inexpensive short-range wireless networks of sensors and actuators for home automation, citizen science and more.
    Special Price $19.38 AUD, inc GST
    Regular Price $22.80 AUD, inc GST
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. SMA to uFL/u.FL/IPX/IPEX RF Adapter Cable
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    93% of 100
    SKU: ADA851 Brand: Adafruit
    This RF adapter cable is super handy for anyone doing RF work. Often times, small electronics save space by having a pick-and-placeable u.FL connector (also called...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 6 to 10 day lead time

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