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warren commented on Mobile (Android) version of Spectral Workbench

Hey buzzy - we'll be posting some instructions soon, check out the early design diagrams here for...

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warren commented on Spectrometry discussion across the web

No, haven't had a chance... still looking a bit moire-ed https://spectralworkbench.org/spectra/s...

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warren commented on Matching olive oil spectra in SpectralWorkbench

rsevs3 - yes, and I've been working on webcam code for the Raspberry pi and would love to collabo...

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Tom_H commented on intensity calibration

I probably won't have chance to try this for some time because of other things going on right no...

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PlanetenPaultje commented on Carbon Arc

Mind that the original carbon electrodes for carbon arc lamps have a slightly less dense core in ...

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commented on Ultraviolet fluorescence in BP oil residue and olive oil

How deep into the UV can your spec detect...transmitted light? My apologies if this is old news, ...

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commented on Spectrometry discussion across the web

Hi there! Did anybody sorted out the "wobble" problem? I have finally finished my own spectromete...

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eustatic commented on "Ground" Control Points for Bayou Bienvenue

Pictures of actual Placement foot anchor while placing balloons map of actual comi...

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Sara commented on Safety Precautions for H2S Research

Monitor to wear on the day: Josh had rented a Gas Badge Plus for $20 a day from Safety Alliance ...

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Sara commented on Next Round of Experiments

We talked about starting the center point of the concentric circles between the well and the cond...

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eustatic commented on "Ground" Control Points for Bayou Bienvenue

Good idea, Chris. the color pattern might change, too--perhaps a center line of one color, then ...

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commented on Canon A2200 NIR conversion

Wow! That is cool! I was always envy to people has a skills to open-up such devises :)

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warren commented on Specta Reference Libaray

Wow, this looks great. I didn't see any mention of rights, however; we may have to contact the gu...

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commented on intensity calibration

A comment about the "sun through Teflon tape" approach: It is important to keep in mind that for ...

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nedhorning commented on Infrared camera test - film types

For me the end piece of developed film is far superior. It's sharp and the coloring is consistent...

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nedhorning commented on Canon A2200 NIR conversion

I thought the film I used was developed unexposed negative film but am not certain. I got the fil...

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JoshMc commented on Infrared camera test - film types

This is very interesting! I was doing some research on adapting my own IR camera a few months ag...

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commented on Matching olive oil spectra in SpectralWorkbench

You should post the raw data and the experimental procedure or email it to me. I have a lot of e...

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JoshMc commented on Canon A2200 NIR conversion

Hey, thanks for posting this! I've been wanting to convert a camera to take IR pictures for a wh...

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MFarmer commented on Failed 3d print of mobile spectrometer attachment

I signed up yesterday but somehow missed your reply. I posted an image and the album link here: m...

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JoshMc commented on Setup for UV Testing with Specrtrometer

Hey friends! I've been very busy with work lately, so it's taken some time for me to get back he...

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commented on Mobile (Android) version of Spectral Workbench

can someone please send me step by step instructions on how to make a spectrometer for my HTC EVO...

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warren commented on Setup for UV Testing with Specrtrometer

Hi, Minh! There's a thread discussing this feature in progress here: https://github.com/jywarren/...

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warren commented on Failed 3d print of mobile spectrometer attachment

Hi, MFarmer - sorry your image did not load... can you try again? I'd love to see your design. Co...

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commented on Failed 3d print of mobile spectrometer attachment

Warren I just discovered you guys by the Kickstarter page. I like the work you are doing. You sho...

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commented on Ecosynth: upcoming open source 3d mapping for forests

We'd be happy to help!

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gonzoearth commented on Police Drone Crashes Into Police!

I see the original link is down, but fortunatley sUAS news has coverage here: http://www.suasnews...

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commented on intensity calibration

You may be interested in some work I did back in 1997 on a 'video spectrometer' for investigating...

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Infrared camera hacking at Parts and Crafts

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