This pack contains parts to make an additional outlet for your Tweet-a-Watt setup. Included is
* Please note, a P3 Kill-a-Watt is NOT included!
- XBee Series 1 module
- XBee adapter kit
- Bag of parts including 10,000uF capacitor, 220uF capacitor, 2 1% 10K
resistors, 2 1% 4.7K resistors, 5mm green LED, 6" rainbow ribbon cable,
and 2 pieces of 1/8" and 1/16" heatshrink
You will need
to buy this separately at a local hardware store, or online. They run
about $20 each. You'll also need some tools, which are not included.
The kit is unassembled, and requires some light soldering to piece
together. It is a moderate/advanced project and is intended for people
with electronics & computer experience and are comfortable working
around High Voltages
To capture the wireless data, you will need a receiver setup, made of an FTDI cable, XBee adapter kit and XBee radio.
For a lot more information, including instructions and files please check out the very detailed Tweet-a-Watt website!