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December 16, 2016 AT 12:00 am

Raspberry Pi turns Wii Balance Board into a scale #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Via iomihai on Github

Raspberry Pi connected Wii Balance Board sends weight to Google Docs spreadsheet, shows it on an LCD and outputs text to speech

I had a balance board sitting around I built an Internet connected weighing scale based on https://github.com/skorokithakis/gr8w8upd8m8

I have used a Raspberry Pi 2 with Arch Linux with a LogiLink Bluetooth 4.0, Adapter USB 2.0 Micro and an 84×48 Nokia LCD Module Blue Backlight Adapter PCB with a SPI interface.

This project should work on any Linux distribution and platform with adjustments but I have included detailed instructions for my setup.

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