[Tinyos-help] How to know how much energy the CC2420 is using

Pablo Marcos pablo.marcos.oltra at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 09:35:42 PST 2010

Hi all,

It's been almost a week and nobody replied. Someone knows anything about

Thank you very much.


2010/11/16 Pablo Marcos Oltra <pablo.marcos.oltra at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I would like to know how much energy my node is consuming. In order to do
> that, I was planning on measuring how much time the CC2420 is in each mode
> (sleep, idle, tx or rx) and know how much energy is using by knowing the
> time it is in each mode and the data from its datasheet.
> Is that even possible? I mean, where could I collect that data? I imagine
> from the driver in $TOSROOT/chips/cc2420, but I have been reading files for
> a while and I have not been able to find something useful so that I could
> get the time from higher layers.
> Any ideas are very welcome. Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
>   Pablo
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