August 2, 2013 AT 7:00 am

Raspberry Pi powered G-Meter @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

Chris Fane writes:

I’ve been conscious of not posting for a while, so felt the need to rush this video out before my next trip out the country. So here we have a couple of things I’ve been experimenting with recently, in the shape of an MPU6050. The MPU6050 is a combined gyroscope and accelerometer, which I’ve combined with an Adafruit 2.2″ tft display to make a rudimentary g-meter.

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