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Are smartphone accelerometers useful for vibration test?

  1. Jan 12, 2015 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 13, 2015 #2


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    The phone microphone is a cartoon microphone for anything other than voice frequencies.

    I suspect the same may be true for every transducer in there. (There are lots of them produced in a very competitive market). The first place I would be looking to evaluate the accelerometer is frequency response, rise time or some other measure of its linearity over a frequency domain.
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