Davide Longo
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Heart Pulse Sensor

Heart Pulse system made up of Raspberry Pi2, MCP3008 and Pulse sensor.

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Heart Pulse Sensor

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Microchip MCP3008

Software apps and online services

Visual Studio 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
DevExpress Win 10 Apps
Windows 10 IoT Core
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core


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Pulse Sensor Fritzing Schema

The circuit uses one ADC (MCP3008) connected to the Raspberry via SPI.

The 2 LEDs indicate when the GPIO is ready (gpio 4) and the second one when the SPI is ready (gpio 5) to comunicate with the ADC.

The Pulse sensor is connected to the first pin of the ADC.


The real circuit is look like this


Pulse Sensor

Source code and sample application


Davide Longo

Davide Longo

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Graduate in physics, enthusiast to learn all about new technology / .NET software developer