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Geiger Counter Kit - Radiation Sensor

SKU: ADA483 Brand: Adafruit
Detect particles and/or make a cool random number generator with this handsome Geiger counter kit. This easy-to-make pack of parts turns a simple Geiger-Muller tube...
Special Price $146.97 AUD, inc GST
Regular Price $209.95 AUD, inc GST
$133.61 AUD, exc GST

In stock, ships same business day if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Fri, 12th of Aug

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Detect particles and/or make a cool random number generator with this handsome Geiger counter kit. This easy-to-make pack of parts turns a simple Geiger-Muller tube (included) into a portable blink, beeping radiation detector. You can also connect an FTDI friend to the header, to get serial output for datalogging on your computer.

Adafruit put this kit together in a couple of hours and hand lots of fun bringing it around and listening for ticking sounds near Adafruit's smoke detectors, bananas, countertops, Brazil nuts, chunks of Uranium, etc. It includes all components (PCB, tube, & parts) but you will need basic soldering tools and two AAA batteries to complete it.

Please note! This Geiger Counter kit is for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. Don't even think about using it to monitor radiation in life-threatening situations, or in any environment where you may expose yourself to dangerous levels of radiation. Don't rely on the collected data to be an accurate measure of radiation exposure! Be safe!

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We deliver Australia-wide with these options (depends on the final destination - you can get a quote on the view cart page):

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  • $10+ for Express Post (typically 2+ business days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.

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If you order lots of gear, the postage amount will increase based on the weight of your order.

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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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