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Atomic_Sheep

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Inclinometer
« on: May 17, 2018, 04:04:50 AM »
I'm trying to figure out how to make an inclinometer that looks similar to this one:

http://www.riekerinc.com/Mechanical-Inclinometers/1040_Slip.htm

Does anyone have any ideas?

Offline mikeybear

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Re: Inclinometer
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2018, 07:40:47 AM »
how about using  an edge moving coil meter ?
something like https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/analogue-panel-ammeters/0259561/

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Dave

Offline mickc

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Re: Inclinometer
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2018, 09:21:13 AM »
I have seen this done before, I think it was on this forum actually.

Clear plastic tube with a steel ball inside it, and servo behind the gauge with a magnet attached to the arm, which moves the ball inside the tube magically.

Atomic_Sheep

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Re: Inclinometer
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 04:55:33 AM »
Thanks Dave. Your solution is too deep, I don't have that luxury because I'm going to have an LCD right behind it.

Mick, that's the solution that I dug up in the past 24 hours.

 

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