Make your own ECG Machine on the cheap

Date Posted:20 July 2012 

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For those interested in measuring their heart activity with an electrocardiograph without bothering a hospital may find this project of interest. By using some really inexpensive and simple circuitry connected to a PC with a sound card, Scott Harden has designed a simple ECG system that can measure and analyse the heart data on a PC using some Python code. In the following video watch Scott run through his ECG:

Considering the total cost of the hardware for this project would be less than $20, it could be a lot of fun. So to get started, visit Scott's excellent website here. And for more news, updates and items of interest.please follow us on twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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