UltraV: a Portable UV-index Meter
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UltraV: a Portable UV-index Meter

fmarzocca @ instructables.com build a portable UV index meter with Arduino. He writes: Being unable to expose myself to the sun due to a dermatological problem, I used the time I would have spent on the beach to build an ultraviolet rays meter. UltraV. It is built on an Arduino Nano...

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Arduino UV Meter using the UV30A Ultraviolet Sensor
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Arduino UV Meter using the UV30A Ultraviolet Sensor

Ultraviolet rays, also known as UV for short are rays emitted by sun. Due to the depletion of the ozone layer, these rays tend to get to extreme levels that could lead to sunburns etc for those under it, that’s why daily and hourly forecast of the UV index is always available to help...

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World´s Smallest Wearable Made to Help Prevent Skin Cancer
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World´s Smallest Wearable Made to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Wearables are devices that incorporate and interact with different parts of our bodies and perform a specific task. The tasks can be to improve our health (count steps, heart rate etc.) or to make our life easier (GPS, smartwatches etc.). Technology industry has dominated the wearable...

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Open Source UV Index Detector
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Open Source UV Index Detector

Boris Landoni @ open-electronics.org documents his UV index detector. It measures solar radiation and visualizes the corresponding value on the integrated display of a miniaturized Arduino, in order to tell us when to expose ourselves to the sun… Open Source UV Index Detector -...

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Sunburn Monitor – A UV monitor
Arduino

Sunburn Monitor – A UV monitor

Sunburn Monitor is a UV monitor with sound-based indication. It calculates the max sun exposure before sunburn based on your skin type. The project was published over hackaday.io by [Quarterturn]. It's based around SI1132 light sensor from Silicon Labs. SI1132 is a UV index and...

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Mid-power UV LED operates at 365 nm
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Mid-power UV LED operates at 365 nm

A ceramic-based UV LED, the VLMU1610-365-135 from Vishay provides typical radiant power of 18 mW at 20 mA and 50 mW at 60 mA over a wavelength range of 362.5 nm to 370 nm. The silicone lens of the device enables extremely long lifetimes of up to 25,000 hour, compared to typical...

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Count down timer for UV lamps using PIC16F887
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Count down timer for UV lamps using PIC16F887

Here is a countdown timer for UV exposure lamps @ cuteminds.com Here follows a simple count down timer useful for the production of pcbs using photoresist and UV lamps. We have used a pic 16F887 Microchip microcontroller; there are no particular reasons, we have simply used the...

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