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Damnit Gadget, We Love You!

Written By: GroupGets | September 29, 2022

There's a lot bubbling and brewing on the platform ready to debut in October, but you gotta wait. We bet you feel the antici-...... Well, if you've tasted blood and you want more, more, more - we have plenty of updates in this newsletter.

The computer science department at the University of Oxford is back at it with another important tool for wildlife tracking. Introducing the SnapperGPS Receiver, a non-real-time, wildlife tracking device with amazing battery life for a low-cost. You can subscribe to their pre-launch campaign page on GroupGets (link further down!)

It's just a jump to the left, and a step to the riiiiight for new and discounted products on the store and stories from creators. A pelvic thrust is required. 


PureThermal 3 Now Available on GroupGets Store

The PT3 is a hackable thermal webcam for the FLIR Lepton (2.x - 3.x) LWIR camera core. It has the same basic functionality of the PureThermal 2 but with a few changes and additional features. Unlike the PT2, the PT3 does not have pads to install an RF shield and the Tag-Connect TC2030 programming connector is replaced by the Tag-Connect EC-10-IDC. 
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Low-Cost & Low-Power Location for Wildlife Tracking: SnapperGPS

SnapperGPS tags are small and lightweight which makes them perfect for wildlife tracking. A single tag can log data for over 10,000 locations in one deployment and last for over a year on a small 40 mAh battery. The tag also features 3 GPIO pins that you can use to connect your own sensors and triggers. You can join their discussions page to ask questions and view explainers for their antenna and battery/battery charger choices!

Subscribe to pre-launch notifications to get notified of updates, and when the team officially launches their campaign!

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10% off FLIR Boson, TAU & ADK:
in-stock on ISO Cameras


Current Inventory (Item / Quantity):

  • Boson Tripod Mount /x2

  • Tau 2 VPC Module /x2

  • Boson 640 - Radiometric Professional (60Hz 24.4mm 18°) /x3

  • Boson 640 - Radiometric Consumer (60Hz - 24.4mm 18°) /x1

  • Boson 640 - Consumer (60Hz - 4.9mm 95°) /x1

  • ADK - GMSL 1 - 24° /x1

  • ADK - USB - 50° /x1

  • ADK - GSML 1 - 75° /x2

  • Boson VPC with Cables /x12

  • Boson VPC Accessory with Analog /x16

Visit ISO Cameras

GroupGets in the Wild: Using the AudioMoth to Study the Effects of Fishing on Coral Reefs 

Mary Shopido is a marine ecologist, freediver and National Geographic Explorer that has utilized the AudioMoth for her studies of the coral reefs in Danjugan Island. 
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GroupGets in the Wild: Using the tCam-Mini for Solar Panels

Aleksi Lammi is a UAS pilot that designed custom, 3D printed parts to attach a tCam-Mini to a drone to radiometrically measure damaged solar panels.

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Highlights from the GroupGets Store

$50 off Hamamatsu Spectrometer and Breakout Board

Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS micro-spectrometer detects wavelengths of light (i.e colors) and their intensities. Its spectral response of 340-850 nanometers lies mostly in the visible spectrum yet extends to near infrared with 15 nm of resolution. The internal CMOS image sensor and optics are hermetically sealed to increase humidity resistance. 

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FLIR Lepton 3.5
FLIR Lepton 3.5

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