[Gta04-owner] AS3935 in GTA04?

Christoph Mair christoph.mair at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 00:28:55 CEST 2014


Hi Andreas,

I've seen this chip before, but I did not play with it yet. I'm not
sure if the receiving antenna can somehow nicely be included within
the GTA04, so this use-case may be limited. But I could immagine that
It might work as a bike accessory. ;-)

Best regards,
  Christoph


On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 9:45 PM, Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> has someone already tried to integrate the AS3935 into the GTA04?
> That is a lightning detection system with I2C interface. If I estimate
> correctly there should be enough space next to the battery when you
> open the back case. That adds only around 70µA in idle mode to the
> current consumption (350µA when analyzing something). .
>
> http://media.digikey.com/pdf/Data%20Sheets/Austriamicrosystems%20PDFs/AS3935.pdf
>
> An example breakout board:
>
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/331092998145
>
> So we have a 4x4mm IC, some small passive stuff
> and a clumsy coil.
>
> Greetings
> Andreas Kemnade
>
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