Bluetooth Accelerometer

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Tue Jul 14 16:11:53 MDT 2009


Make.tv made a cool accelerometer from a wiimote.  Actually they used a
nunchuck and plugged it into some microcontroller (arduino?), added an LCD
display and took it on a roller coaster.

I can't find a link ATM, and the episode has already expired from my MythTV.

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Brian Simons <bpsimons at gmail.com> wrote:

> Any reason why a wiimote wouldn't work?
>
>
> http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Connect-your-Wiimote-to-your-PC-via-Blueto/
>
>
> On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 14:24 -0600, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> > A little off topic, but I believe more on topic than WiFi on Southwest
> :-)
> >
> > I am looking for a 3-D accelerometer that can collect the data and
> > transmit it via Bluetooth. I looked online and found this:
> >
> > http://www.cc.gatech.edu/ccg/resources/btacc/
> >
> > This is perfect, and they even tell you how to make it. Unfortunately
> > I lack the EE background to follow the instructions, or even estimate
> > how long it would take somebody with the skills to make it or how much
> > it would cost in parts. It would be nice if something like this was
> > commercially available for a reasonable price.
> >
> > Any thoughts, tips, suggestions are welcome.
> >
>
>
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