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P10005: Balance Rehabilitation
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Design Concept

Mechanical Needs

Buttons
number of buttons
6,8,10
size with .5 inch spacings
6 buttons 56.5" of buttons 9.41 inches each
8 buttons 55.25" 6.90 inches each
10 buttons 54.5" 5.45 inches each
Space between buttons
.25, .5, .75
.5 would allow for two rows of LEDS, one row per button edge.
more than .5 allows for larger distances to insure progressive rehabilitation
Shape
Rectangular, circle, oval
rectangle allows for greatest surface area. It is also the easiest to work with
material
Aluminum, steel?
aluminum, 6'x 5" w 1/4" thickness [http://www.mcmaster.com/#8975k31/=49ywhm ] 43.90

Thickness needs?

Tower
Materials
Lexan, wood, aluminum, sheet metal, PVCPVC
Lexan
easy to work with, not too heavy, structurly rigid,

8'x4' 3/8" thick http://www.mcmaster.com/#8574k76/=49xjjx $315.62 8'x4' 1/4" thick http://www.mcmaster.com/#plastics/=49xk33 $ 190.81 - PVC - easy to work with, fairly light and rigid 8'X4' 1/2" thick http://www.mcmaster.com/#8747k217/=49yrxx $256.73

Base
Material
Legs
PVC, aluminium, steel.
removeable base
Rubber. solid plastic, plastic box, plastic pyramid, foam rubber, silicon foam
12" x 12" polyurethane rubber 72 lbs/ft^3 http://www.mcmaster.com/#polyurethane-rubber/=49xngd $124.98
12" x 12" silicone rubber [http://www.mcmaster.com/#2617t24/=49xt0h ] $74.00
24" x 24" recycled rubber mat 25 lbs website $25.31
24" x 24" recycled rubber mat 25lbs http://www.catalfamogallery.com/item.asp?wid=XXTJHJ2&i=130457 $41.96
road cone bases, cheap heavy websites

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Lighting
Leds, light bulb per button.
LED

12 inch strips http://www.oznium.com/led-strip-flat-head $7.99

Measurements
IR/Sonar, laser tape measure, regular tape measure
Laser Tape Measure
CST/Berger accurate to 1/4" at 100 feet website $100
Zircon Ultrasonic measure rounds measurement to nearest inch website $44
Strait-Line "Accurately measures up to 50ft" website $ 29.95
Mastech Digital Laser "Accuarate" website $ 49.95
Regular Tape Measure
~ $10

Electrical System Needs

Inputs:

IR Sensor

Sharp GP2Y0A21YK (10cm-80cm)

[ http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=242]

Capacitance Buttons

Aluminum

Outputs:

LEDs

Strips for where to press and successful press

LCD Display

20x4 LCD

Hardware:

Capacitance Touch Chips

B6TS-04LT

http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Omron-Electronics/B6TS-04LT/?qs=sGAEpiMZZMsO2Y9fVDIF7QOl5OL9a%252b0uYdYRxK%2F98bI%3D

Basic Microprocessor Board

MSP430 with Zigbee Wireless Transceiver (MSP430F1611/1612)

http://microcontrollershop.com/product_info.php?products_id=1155

Wireless Chip

On Board

Antenna

PCB Antenna

Power:

Battery/AC Power

Accessories:

PCB/Bread board

Wires

Solder