Vibration data transfer

i am looking at building a circuit that would receive data from an accelerometer fitted to a Model engine to record vibration data (to replicate a helicopter engine),

it would then store the data of flight duration before transferring the vibration data via Bluetooth to a laptop/tablet.

my query is what type of board would be the most beneficial to use?

Also is it possible to fit an accelerometer (piezoelectric sensor) to the pc board?

thank you in advance for your time over this,

by Shaggy74
6 days, 6 hours ago

Your project can be split into g sensing circuit and bluetooth device. The g sensor would use a circuit like this: http://cds./image/582_circuit_1.jpg and the bluetooth device may be purchased from many suppliers but is expensive. I would suggest using a simple fm tx/rx modules, https://www.bitsbox.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=302_312&products_id=2753 and https://www.bitsbox.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=302_312&products_id=2752 at only seven quid each.

by mikerogerswsm
5 days, 21 hours ago

Here's a simpler circuit: http://www.ti.com/ods/images/SNOSBH4E/00565266.png

by mikerogerswsm
5 days, 7 hours ago

Thank you, I really appreciate your time. Best regards. mark

by Shaggy74
5 days, 6 hours ago
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