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Using a Wii Nunchuk as an earthquake sensor

Posted on Friday, May 18th, 2012 in project logs by DP

Here is an open source earthquake sensor based on the Wii Nunchuk. A Teensy is used to read the I2C accelerometer output:

This article explores the suitability of a Wii nunchuk based USB accelerometer as an earthquake sensor for the Quake-Catcher Network (QCN) project. It examines the nunchuk over several metrics: precision and range, frequency response, total cost and availability.

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2 Responses to “Using a Wii Nunchuk as an earthquake sensor”

  1. The broken links to the code are fixed now.

  2. looking to dup.system. circuits wanted.
    Douglas
    p.o.box 1064
    mankato, mn 56002-1064

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