You can measure your blood oxygen level and pulse rate using a fingertip pulse oximeter -- and now with this project you can log that data wirelessly onto an SD card! Bring the comma-separated log file into your graphing software or quantified self apps for total control of your data!

Using a Feather nRF52840 Express with the Adalogger FeatherWing for real-time clock and SD card read/write capabilities. Code it all in CircuitPython and you'll be automatically logging data each time you use the pulse oximeter.

Parts

Adafruit Feather nRF52840 Express

PRODUCT ID: 4062
The Adafruit Feather nRF52840 Express is the new Feather family member with Bluetooth Low Energy and native USB support featuring the nRF52840!  It's...
$24.95
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Adalogger FeatherWing - RTC + SD Add-on For All Feather Boards

PRODUCT ID: 2922
A Feather board without ambition is a Feather board without FeatherWings! This is the Adalogger FeatherWing: it adds both a battery-backed Real Time Clock and micro SD...
$8.95
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SD/MicroSD Memory Card - 16GB Class 10 - Adapter Included

PRODUCT ID: 2693
Add speedy mega-storage in a jiffy using this 16 GB Class 10 micro-SD card. It comes with a SD adapter so you can use it with any of our shields or adapters! Preformatted to FAT so it...
$19.95
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CR1220 12mm Diameter - 3V Lithium Coin Cell Battery

PRODUCT ID: 380
These are the highest quality & capacity batteries, the same as shipped with the iCufflinks, iNecklace, Datalogging and GPS Shields, GPS HAT, etc. One battery per order...
$0.95
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Finger Pulse Oximeter with Bluetooth LE

PRODUCT ID: 4582
This Finger Pulse Oximeter with Bluetooth LE is great for monitoring your blood oxygen levels and pulse rate. Simply slide your index finger pad...
$49.95
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FeatherWing Doubler - Prototyping Add-on For All Feather Boards

PRODUCT ID: 2890
This is the FeatherWing Doubler - a prototyping add-on and more for all Feather boards. This is similar to our
$7.50
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USB A/Micro Cable - 2m

PRODUCT ID: 2185
This is your standard USB A-Plug to Micro-USB cable. It's 2 meters long so you'll have plenty of cord to work with for those longer extensions.
$4.95
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery Ideal For Feathers - 3.7V 400mAh

PRODUCT ID: 3898
Lithium ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This battery...
$6.95
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This guide was first published on Apr 28, 2020. It was last updated on Apr 28, 2020.
This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 20, 2020.