FEZ Cerbuino Bee with radiation sensor board

I am testing the FEZ Cerbuino Bee with radiation sensor board.
The hardware seems work, still try to write the program.

This looks great. Can you give us a description of the hardware for the counter and more pictures :slight_smile:

And what tube are you using, and how sensitive is it? :slight_smile:

I ordered a few more random tubes to try with my board. Still waiting for them…

I use this board.

This page explain well for using radiation-sensor-board.

I use this board with FEZ Cerbuino Bee and use Gadgeteer Extender module to supply the 5V for the sensor board.

I am just start playing it.

@ GMod(Errol). Could you tell me how to test the sensitivity?
This board cost €79.00 without tube and €119 with tube.
So, if your gadgeteer module has much lower price than their board, its will be good.

I guess testing is the hard part.

Can you get some thoriated TIG welding rods? They have a red band on one end.
Something like this:

The price that I was aiming for was $50 with tube, but that doesn’t help if the tube can’t detect anything less than an atom bomb…

I have more tubes in the mail, currently at customs, to compare with, but they are much more expensive and much bigger… :frowning:

My current tube does not detect those TIG rods at all. I’ll see if the new tubes detects it. Else there might be something wrong with my circuit…

I simply test in my room.
I get 0.1-0.2 μSv/h.

Dear GMod(Errol):

I test the thoriated TIG welding rods.
And use Xbee send data to my IOT box.
Seems not sensitive?