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Electronics 101: How Accelerometers Work

June 29, 201128 min
In this episode of Chris and Jonathan's series on electronics, the guys take a look at the handy devices called accelerometers. As you might assume from the name, these instruments measure acceleration -- but how do they work? Tune in to find out.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices