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Catching Gamma Rays with a Raspberry Pi (ytotech.com)
3 points by monsieurv on Mar 10, 2016 | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments



If you like Geiger counters then you should check out the ultramicron[0][1]. It is a small build using a soviet Geiger-miller tube for detection.

I really want one, but I have no soldering ability.

[0] - ftp://www.xn--80aighkbzclf7a.net:12013/%D0%94%D0%BE%D0%B7%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%80%D1%8B_%D0%9C%D0%B8%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BD/%D0%A3%D0%BB%D1%8C%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B0-%D0%BC%D0%B8%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BD/

[1] -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKjtOTeAevg


Oh very interesting project! The thing is indeed very small for a counter with a Geiger-Müller tube.

Yeah seems like it requires surface soldering, plus the doc in russian: not the easiest assembly.

Thx for sharing!


I wish I could buy one, but the author is an extremely anti-consumer person. I would love to some of these for testing.




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