Chris Crocker-White
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A Steampunk Geiger Counter with Raspberry Pi & Grafana

I built a desktop radiation monitor based on a cheaply available board, added some toggle switches, Nixie tubes and a Raspberry Pi.

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A Steampunk Geiger Counter with Raspberry Pi & Grafana

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
×1
Geiger Counter
×1
Servo
×1
Nixie tubes
×1

Software apps and online services

balenaCloud
balenaCloud

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Bridgeport milling machine
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Colchester Bantam 2000 Lathe
Bandsaw
Table saw
Biscuit jointer
Planer/thicknesser
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Drill press
Sander

Story

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Schematics

Full device schematic

Code

Background Radiation Monitor

A simple balenaCloud application to monitor background radiation using InfluxDB and Grafana

Credits

Chris Crocker-White

Chris Crocker-White

14 projects • 22 followers
Hacking hardware and building cool stuff for the edge at balena.io

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