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Offline niko

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Laser snow sensing
« on: November 28, 2016, 07:28:04 PM »
I noticed that Laser distance measuring modules with serial output are now going for about $70 on ebay like this one.

If I ever had any snow I would consider a project based on one of these.

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Re: Laser snow sensing
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2016, 01:26:26 PM »
I'd assume the temperature effect on sound measurement would be far less with the density changes affecting the speed of light in air.

I've no snow, but do have an intense interest in this idea.

I'm off to look , and thanks for the heads up!

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Re: Laser snow sensing
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2016, 08:13:30 PM »
Missed this post. Looks kind of interesting. Temperature does not effect laser measurements only ultrasonic sensor.

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