[Tinyos-help] Values from sensorboard..

Jeff Thorn jthorn at octavetech.com
Fri Mar 18 12:21:01 PST 2005

Not sure what application you are talking about. The Surge application that
comes preinstalled on crossbow motes uses 8 bit values (which I believe has
been compressed from 10 bits). 

We put together a beginner's guide to deciphering the TinyOS Serial packet.
That might help. 



>Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 13:28:44 +0100
>From: Andreas Kotsopoulos <andreas.kotsopoulos at fokus.fraunhofer.de>
>Subject: [Tinyos-help] Values from sensorboard..
>To: tinyos <tinyos-help at Millennium.Berkeley.EDU>
>Message-ID: <1111148924.28025.9.camel at honshu.fokus.fraunhofer.de>
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>Hi all,
>can somebody please help me on how i can map ADC light/temp values(which
>are 16 bit right?) to real life values?
>I mean i get approx. 400 for complete darkness and 1000 for brightness.
>Can these vales be somehow correct, or is there a way i can somehow convert
>those ADC values to sth meaningfull?
>Any answer would be extremely helpful..
>Thanks in advance
>Andreas Kotsopoulos

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