Instructables: exploring - technology - photodiode - featured Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:48:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter
Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> JamecoElectronics Build a DIY geiger counter that uses a PIN photodiode as a substitute for an expensive Geiger-Mueller tube. It detects alpha and beta radiation particles. The circuit is soldered onto a small protoboard and everything is placed in an aluminum enclosure. Copper tubing and a piece of aluminum foil is ...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:55:15 PDT
Model Police Car
Model Police Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> dulcie.head We wanted to build a model police car with working lights and sirens. Then we decided to add a motor and instead of using a switch to turn everything and off we used a photodiode. For our car the photodiode signal is a simple on off switch. If you want a more complicated device that will respond dif...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 16:56:30 PDT
Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox speed sensor
Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox speed sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> ame I wanted to accurately control the speed of the motor in a Tamiya 72004 worm gearbox for a robot I am building. To do this you must have some way to measure the current speed. This project shows the evolution of the speed sensor. As you can see in the picture, the motor drives a worm gear directl...
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Tue, 8 Aug 2006 19:46:23 PDT