Jen Fox
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Raspberry Pi Impact Force Monitor

Build a wearable impact force monitor to help keep your very important brain (and body) safe!

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Raspberry Pi Impact Force Monitor

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
×1
Portable Battery Charger w/ microUSB (2200 mAh or higher)
×1
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - LIS331
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - LIS331
×1
6-pin Header & Gender Changer (5-pack)
Digilent 6-pin Header & Gender Changer (5-pack)
×1
SparkFun Raspberry Pi Zero header pins
×1
Resistor 1k ohm
Resistor 1k ohm
×1
5 mm LED: Red
5 mm LED: Red
×1
Heat shrink tube (6″)
×1
Female/Female Jumper Wires
Female/Female Jumper Wires
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
epoxy (waterproof ideal)

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Impact Force Schematic

Fritzing schematic for the Pi Zero W impact force monitor

Code

Github

https://github.com/jenfoxbot/ImpactForceMonitor

Credits

Jen Fox

Jen Fox

17 projects • 43 followers
Dabbled in dark matter, settled into engineering w/ a blend of inventing and education! Founder/CEO of FoxBot Industries

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