Development v12

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All the resources present on this section belong to Waspmote v12, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v12 and Meshlium v3.8.

If you have a Waspmote v15, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v15 or Meshlium v4.0 please go to the new Development Section.

Check what is your version and what are the differences between the old and the new one in this document.

» BLE 15 get set own name

This example shows how to read /write BLE friendly name

Required Materials

1 x Waspmote
1 x Battery
1 x Bluetooth Low Energy module
1 x Bluetooth module antenna
1 x Expansion board (if socket 1 is used)
1 x SD card


- Socket 0 is used by default
- EEPROM is used in this example by default.
- Never unplug module while Waspmote is turned ON.
- Bluetooth module antenna should be connected.
- The battery must be connected in ANY example.
- This example can be executed in Waspmote v12 and Waspmote v15


 *  ------------------ [BLE_15] - Get Set own name ------------------- 
 *  Explanation: This example shows how to read /write BLE friendly name
 *  Copyright (C) 2016 Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L.
 *  This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
 *  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 *  the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
 *  (at your option) any later version.
 *  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 *  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 *  GNU General Public License for more details.
 *  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 *  along with this program.  If not, see <>.
 *  Version:		1.0
 *  Design:			David Gascón
 *  Implementation:	Javier Siscart

#include <WaspBLE.h>

// Auxiliary variables
uint8_t aux = 0;
uint8_t handler = 0;
uint8_t flag = 0;

void setup() 
  USB.println(F("BLE_15 Example"));  

  // 0. Turn BLE module ON
void loop() 

  // 1. Set the BLE device name by writting in the corresponding attribute.
  // Handler for name characteristic
  handler = 3;

  // Variable containing the device name as an array of char.
  char deviceName[20] = "Wasp BLE 01";

  USB.print(F("Setting device name as: "));

  // Write the local attribute containing the device name
  flag = BLE.writeLocalAttribute(handler, deviceName);

  if (flag == 0)
    USB.println("Name written");
    USB.print("Error writing. flag =");
    USB.println(flag, DEC);

  // 2. Get the BLE device name by reading the corresponding attribute.
  USB.println(F("Reading name..."));
  flag = BLE.readLocalAttribute(3);

  // Attribute value is stored in a global variable called attributeValue.
  // NOTE: according to the standard, first byte is field length.
  USB.print(F("Device name: "));
  for(uint8_t i = 0; i < BLE.attributeValue[0]; i++)



BLE_15 Example
Setting device name as: Wasp BLE 01
Name written
Reading name...
Device name: Wasp BLE 01

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