It's Bus powered, low drain though, info sheet says 50mA/h.


On 9/28/07, Jeff Andros <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 9/28/07, William Voorhees <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > I'm also very interested in developing a Sports/Exercise style
> > application for the openmoko. I'm an avid cyclist and I have developed a
> > little program to read HR monitor data from the Suunto Heart Rate monitor
> > using the Suunto PC Pod. It's a USB device that communicates using the ANT (
> > protocol. I'll try and post some info/code about my work
> > sometime this weekend. We should be able to plug this into the openmoko to
> > give it access to all kinds of sports monitoring equipment.
> >
> now THAT's a cool idea... I'd been trying to figure out how to get HR data
> over bluetooth... but the only hardware for that I could find was a full ekg
> setup... while it would be cool to have that depth of information, it goes
> way beyond what I really need, or want to pay for.  It also removes the need
> to make a bluetooth cadence sensor (imagine how big a battery that would
> need)
> Very nice, but I haven't had a chance to play with a PC pod... is it bus
> powered, or battery?  has anyone tried it with an unpowered bus? (I'm still
> debating whether or not I'll upgrade to a GTA02)
> --
> Jeff
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