Since youve gotten into electronics, havent you wondered if there is a fart sensor out there? I sure did. I discovered that if you use a methane sensor, especially the MQ-5, even at very low concentrations, it reads farts. What if you combined that into a hat with an LED Bar Graph and a XBee? Exactly. The Gas Cap was made with that in mind. For around $100, you can build your own Gas Cap, a human gas-operated LED Bar Graph on a hat. So, you fart into the methane sensor, wirelessly transmit that data to the hat, and watch the LEDs light up so that your friends can see how horrible it was.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs
Wearables — Snap a picture
Electronics — To Y5V or not to Y5V?
Biohacking — Ticks are Spreading an Allergy to Meat
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.