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Accelerometer Animal Tracker

What does wildlife get up to when no-one's watching? Scientists are using accelerometers, such as those originally developed for airbags in cars or used in mobile phones, to find out. I made my own to see what they can see.

Parts list

Qty Product Part number
1 ADAFRUIT Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE MCU Development Board 2829 124-5513
1 FLORA LSM303 1247 ADAFRUIT INDUSTRIES, 3-Axis Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Serial-I2C, 14-Pin LGA 905-4586
1 RS PRO, 3.7V, Lithium Polymer Rechargeable Battery, 2Ah 125-1266
1 Battery Switch
I am an inventor, engineer, writer and presenter. Other stuff: Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Engineering: Creativity and Communication at Brunel University London; Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and have a PhD in bubbles; Judge on BBC Robot Wars.

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