CC3000 Hookup Guide
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If you need to add wireless networking (WiFi) to a project, then the CC3000 could be your ticket. Two flavors are available: the CC3000 WiFi Arduino Shield, and the CC3000 WiFi Breakout Board. What sets the CC3000 apart from others (such as the WiFly Shield) is its ability to associate to a WiFi access point (AP) using a cell phone app in a process TI calls SmartConfig.
This guide will walk you through the getting started process with the CC3000 Shield and Breakout Board.
- CC3000 Shield or CC3000 Breakout Board
- Arduino, RedBoard or any Arduino-compatible board
- Male PTH headers or Arduino Stackable Headers
If you are using the breakout board (as opposed to the shield), you will also need:
If you want to connect an external antenna, you need: