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how to build a G- Force measurer? Answered

I recently seen on Tv where you built one of these and measured G-force on a rollercoaster ....got the end of it and don't what it was called. on diract Tv sat the 28th march 2009.

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lond (author)2009-04-12

The sensor in a wii-mote can only measure +/-2g in all directions. If you are going to measure rollercoasters you need a sensor that can measure at least +/-6g in all directions with a resolution of at least 10bits. I have made this contraption for measure rollercoasters: https://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-logger-with-SD-card-memory/

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frollard (author)2009-03-29

Theres plenty of instructions on the net for using a wii-mote (fitted with basic piezo accelerometers) over bluetooth to get useful real-world data. It's a ready-built solution and not too expensive, requiring no modification to the controller so you can go back to gaming afterward.

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lemonie (author)2009-03-29

Do you want to build one or know how they are built? (it makes the difference)

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