Last week I went to my local Apple store and came home with a shiny new iPad.
Why? So I could play with Geiger Bot for the iPad, of course!*
Fortunately that’s not the background level in my lab, but a measurement of a Fiestaware plate I have in my collection of “slightly radioactive stuff“.
* Not really, but it is pretty cool.
Geiger Bot is an iOS application that allows you use your iPhone or iPad as a sophisticated display for an ordinary Geiger counter. It works with most Geiger counters that make an audible “click” for each event or count that is detected.
Here’s how to get your MightyOhm Geiger Counter working with Geiger Bot. These instructions were tested with an iPhone 4, but should work with other iOS devices (iPads and other versions of the iPhone).
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