[Tinyos-help] Telos rev.B RF throughput?

Joe Polastre joe.polastre at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 10:28:28 PST 2005

You can typically get around 125kbps with one node.

By changing the backoffs to zero by wiring to the
CC2420RadioC.MacControl interface, you can achieve larger channel


On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 21:33:15 +0800, ÍõÔƲ© <ybwang at ustc.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> In order to get an idea about the RF throughput of Telos B,
> I had taken an experiment, which shows that with only 2 motes,
> one acted as transmitter and the other acted as receiver, the
> transmitter could only have a throughput of about 140 packets
> per sec, far less than 250kbps announced by 802.15.4. While
> with 2 transmitters, the receiver could receive about 180 pkts
> per sec. So I think the figure of 140 is not from phisical
> limitations but from some software settings.
> Dose anyone have an idea about this? How many exactly packets
> per sec can we get?
> Thanks in advance,
> Yunbo
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