MyoWare Muscle Sensor Kit

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Note: This tutorial was written for MyoWare v1.0. For the latest tutorial for the MyoWare Muscle Sensor v2.0, check out the tutorial Getting Started with the MyoWare 2.0 Muscle Sensor Ecosystem.

As announced previously, Advancer Technologies started a Kickstarter campaign to produce an updated version of their Muscle Sensor v3 board.

MyoWare Muscle Sensor

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The MyoWare™ Muscle Sensor (AT-04-001) is the latest electromyography (EMG) sensor from Advancer Technologies. Here is an overview of the MyoWare product line and how to use it.

Required Materials

To solder the header pins to the MyoWare shields, you'll need to do some soldering. Soldering tools (including an iron and solder) are a must for any electronics workbench. Diagonal cutters may be used to work with the headers.

Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool

Solder Lead Free - 100-gram Spool

Diagonal Cutters

Diagonal Cutters

Soldering Iron - 30W (US, 110V)

Soldering Iron - 30W (US, 110V)


Suggested Reading

Before getting started, you may find the following links useful:

How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering

This tutorial covers everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.