John Park from Make Magazine hacks a Nintendo Wii controller and turns it into a personal flight recorder that can sense and measure the stomach-churning G forces of roller coasters and other high-speed, high-risk activities.
This Maker Workshop episode will expand your uses for the Wii controller!
Make a versatile and rugged personal flight recorder that will record the G-forces during any type of ride or trip. How hard was the turn on that roller coaster? Did you get weightless on the ski slope? With your personal flight recorder, you'll know precisely.
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