Nokia 3310 Acceleration Logger




Introduction: Nokia 3310 Acceleration Logger

About: A tinker and a roller-coaster nerd

How to make a acceleration logger in a Nokia 3310 cellular phone.

I will use it to measure the forces on roller coasters :)

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Step 1: Tools You Need

Some tools you might need:

nokia 3310
soldering iron
T6 screwdriver
material to make PCB:s or a "board house"
some materials to mount on the PCB:s
a stationary drill and some mill and drill bits
a spare nokia 3310 lcd if you brake it :(
a microSD card
uALFAT chip from ghielectronics to handle the microSD card
Microchip PICkit2 to program the uP
External sensor, reused from a previous project

Step 2: Dismantle the Phone

Begin to dismantle the phone and reuse the part you need (shell, frame, battery, buzzer and battery connector).

Step 3: Make Some PCB:s

Make the PCB:s your self or let a "Board house" do them for you.

The file for the PCB:s are right here:

Step 4: Finnish the PCB:s

Solder on all components on the PCB:s and make some modification :( .

Step 5: Mill and Drill

Mill and drill the shell and frame to make room for everything new :)

Step 6: Reassembly

Reassembly the unit again. Make sure that everything fits. And finally, connect the battery and program the unit. The software is not really completed, bugs to fix :(

Step 7: Testing

Now we can test the unit.

Step 8: The Result

The result with remote for camera sync.

And a log from Speed Monster, TusenFryd, Norway

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    5 Discussions


    7 years ago on Step 8

    This nokia has 5G. Nice.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    haha, seems FAKE - G logger without accelerometer :)


    10 years ago on Introduction

    But of the 3310 it remains little! But you are an industry?My compliments!

    12 years ago on Introduction

    I would really like to do this one. I need some more detail. The bread board pictures are at an angle. It would be easier if I could just grab the image process it, iron and acid wash the needed board.


    12 years ago on Introduction

    Am I missing anything or we need something more to do the thing, like a schematic, code and mech files..... "External sensor" ??? "ALFAT chip" ? Ciao