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Subject: Re: Geophones on ebay
From: John or Jan Lahr JohnJan@........
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 15:08:06 -0800
It's not that hard to make a short period sensor with a period of
about 1 second. I've event been experimenting with one made mostly
of wood! I've posted pictures here:
The period is just over 3 seconds, but at 1 second period it would be
even more stable under
changed in temperature.
I actually like the toy store idea and think it would be easy to mass
produce a very inexpensive
At 09:59 AM 2/17/2006, you wrote:
>I have to say that such a 1 sec geophone new
>will cost you in the neighborhood of
>$3000 USD so I think people who buy them
>are not too eager to give them up
>at a reduced price. I think those
>geophone people would be doing all us
>amateures a favor to create a lesser quality
>device at 1/10 the cost.
>Maybe if the chinese were to make them
>they could make them cheaper and sell
>them at Walmart in the toy section for the
>Jimmy Neutrons of this Earth.
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