Reference.WiFiMACAddress History

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November 28, 2011, at 03:59 PM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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WiFi.macAddress(mac); \\
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mac: a 6 byte array to hold the MAC address
November 22, 2011, at 09:45 AM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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byte array
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byte array : 6 bytes representing the MAC address of your shield
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#include <SPI.h>
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November 22, 2011, at 03:53 AM by Scott Fitzgerald -
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[[WiFi]]

!!WiFi.macAddress()

!!!!Description

Gets the MAC Address of your WiFi shield

!!!!Syntax

WiFi.macAddress(); \\

!!!!Parameters

none

!!!!Returns

byte array

!!!!Example

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#include <WiFi.h>

char ssid[] = "yourNetwork"; // the name of your network
int status = WL_IDLE_STATUS; // the Wifi radio's status

byte mac[6]; // the MAC address of your Wifi shield


void setup()
{
Serial.begin(9600);

status = WiFi.begin(ssid);

if ( status != WL_CONNECTED) {
Serial.println("Couldn't get a wifi connection");
while(true);
}
// if you are connected, print your MAC address:
else {
WiFi.macAddress(mac);
Serial.print("MAC: ");
Serial.print(mac[5],HEX);
Serial.print(":");
Serial.print(mac[4],HEX);
Serial.print(":");
Serial.print(mac[3],HEX);
Serial.print(":");
Serial.print(mac[2],HEX);
Serial.print(":");
Serial.print(mac[1],HEX);
Serial.print(":");
Serial.println(mac[0],HEX);
}
}

void loop () {}
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