Wireless transmission of data is one of the most frequent application of an Arduino board. To aid hobbyists and students, there are many off the shelf modules available that do the wireless communication without troubling the user to develop his/her circuit. So here are the 10 best wireless modules for Arduino on Amazon.
10. 315Mhz RF transmitter and receiver link kit(6.69$)
315Mhz transmitter is pretty basic and is easy to integrate with your Arduino board along with the receiver. The receiver has the sensitivity of -105db while the entire logic circuitry works on 5V.
9. Diymall® Esp8266(7.99$)
Unlike the previous one where the receiver and transmitter were separate this device incorporates both in one. The device works on 2.4Ghz with a 25db noise ratio.
8. Hobbypower Apc220(39.98$)
The pair modules after two-way communication at both ends and can be connected directly or with USB to the circuitry. They have a range of 1000m in an open area, and each of them comes with its small antenna.
7. Solu CC1101 Wireless Transceiver Module(7.59$)
The transmitter can send carrier frequencies of 315, 433, 868 & 915MHZ making the device one of the most versatile in the market. Maximum power transmission is 10mW while it can also communicate with your Arduino using SPI protocol.
6. 433Mhz Wireless RF Transceiver Module by NEXT(13.99$)
The device has an effective range of up to 400m with a sensitivity of -110dB. The module is comparatively small and light weight with the dimensions of 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm.
5. 433Mhz RF transmitter-receiver link kit for Arduino By “Unbranded”(6.99$)
One of the most reliable links kits for an Arduino. With a range of over 400m and maximum 433.92Mhz frequency, you are bound to have good quality with excellent data acquisition.
4. APC220 RF module(31.00$)
A high-quality module that transmits data over a 1000m while using a UART/TTL interface to connect to your Arduino directly. With GFSK modulation, the device has the sensitivity of 112dbbm @9600 bps.
3. Casekingdom 4 Channel Wireless RF Remote Control Transmitter Receiver Module(8.81$)
CaseKingdom’s device is ideal for beginners as it comes with its remote control as well. With a little DIY hack you can receive data from other transmitters as well, so overall it makes this product a great buy.
2. Refaxi, Wireless transmitter & receiver kit (4.95$)
This kit has an RX pin that works anywhere between 3V to 12V with an output current between 20-28mA. You can customize the working frequency anywhere between 315MHz-433.92MHz as well.
1. nRF24L01+ 2.4GHz Wireless Transceiver(6.45$)
An amazon.com bestseller with more than 100 positive reviews with an average customer review of 4.5/5 stars. The device can transmit data at 2.4GHz making it one of the highest performing yet cost efficient devices available.