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Re: A digital Geiger Counter display with Frequency Counter Kit

 by merlin_r68 ¦  Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:42 am ¦  Forum: Code ¦  Topic: A digital Geiger Counter display with Frequency Counter Kit ¦  Replies: 9 ¦  Views: 8330

Hello all, I have been running the kit for a couple of months now. The first few weeks had a steady radiation level and seemed reasonable. In the last month and a half, the level has been rising at a constant rate. I haven't touched the sensor since its been turned on and its located indoors. I have...

New Freescale accelerometers

 by merlin_r68 ¦  Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:56 am ¦  Forum: New Product Ideas ¦  Topic: New Freescale accelerometers ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1426

No, I don't work for Freescale. Just saw this in Embedded magazine. Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled three highly sensitive XYZ-axis accelerometers for smart mobile devices at the Consumer Electronics Show 2007 in Las Vegas. The MMA7360L, MMA7340L and MMA7330L triple-axis accelerometers provide ...

GM862-GPS and Gumstix

 by merlin_r68 ¦  Tue Dec 12, 2006 12:15 am ¦  Forum: GPS ¦  Topic: GM862-GPS and Gumstix ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 2221

Hello All, I have a gumstix basix 400 up and running. I would like to interface the GM862 device to one of the serial ports. As I haven't messed with logic levels much below 5V (hope this doesn't date me) I have a question: Can I take the GM862's TX/RX lines (2.8V) and directly connect them to the g...