Bluetooth Accelerometer

PLUG plug_nospam at ericksonfamily.com
Tue Jul 14 16:22:24 MDT 2009


I'm pretty sure it's the "Computer Music Making" episode.

Description: CCRMA turns personal computers into an electronic symphony;
hacking a Wii controller to match the G forces of other high-speed
activities.

I haven't watched it yet, and it's still on my MythTV box...

RyanE



On Tue, July 14, 2009 4:11 pm, Barry Roberts wrote:
> 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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