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Maximum Data rate
« on: February 13, 2017, 06:49:58 PM »
What is the maximum data rate for wireless transmission with simblee?
is 100Kbps possible?
I know theoretically BLE supports 1Mbps but what is practically achievable?


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Re: Maximum Data rate
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2017, 10:32:48 AM »
It would appear that no one knows enough to answer. The rate should be the same for RFduino, Nordic nRF51822, etc.

There has been answers to similar experiments in the past. Perhaps searching for it.

The best way to find out is to try some experiments.


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Re: Maximum Data rate
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2017, 05:29:31 AM »
In working with OpenBCI ( we found that close to 16Kbps is a safe speed. Reliability was important, so we chose this speed based on reduced packet drops at the receiver. I don't imagine being able to push the transfer to 100 Kbps. 1Mbs is the max throughput that the radio layer can support and is possible using protocols other than BLE.