Author Topic: Does mc205 send messages to sigfox backend only on button press?  (Read 53 times)

geeklv

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I am working on mc 205 right now. Is it possible to automate messages without scripting the button press?

For example, can an LED blink program send messages to sigfox backend whenever LED BLinks or should it be programmed for button press as well?

Thank you!

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Hi geeklv, and thanks for your question.

Yes, the mcDemo205 can be programmed to send Sigfox messages without physically pressing the button. We do list an example in the documentation where you can press the button to send a Sigfox message (i assume that his the example you are working with?).

However, you can program the device to send information on regular intervals to the cloud using the Sigfox network. Check through the documentation for other examples and here are some additional suggestions:

1) There are some users on the forum that have uploaded scripts that you can use for your 205 (check out Nick_W's posts)

2) I have attached a couple of scripts that you can use

a) SIGFOX GPS - this example allows you to send a GPS signal on a regular interval. You can modify the code to send the GPS signal whenever it is appropriate for you (every 10 minutes, every hour, every day, etc.)

b) 205TempSigfox - This allows you to send the temperature from the device to the cloud using Sigfox. Again, you can modify the intervals.

Hope that helps

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