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Oscilloscope watch.....

Posted November 27th, 2013 by dale

The range of things that have been enabled but the current combination of (relatively) easy code and inexpensive components continues to surprise/amuse me.

The item of the moment is the Oscilloscope Wristwatch from Gabotronics: shown in the attached picture.

Not only a dual channel scope, but an ARB (arbitrary function generator), a simple logic analyzer and and protocol sniffer, on your wrist, for $150 (shipping next summer) but based on existing, slightly larger, hardware.

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