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Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - BMA180

Cost: $29.95 each

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Description: This is a breakout board for Bosch's BMA180 three-axis, ultra-high performance digital accelerometer. The BMA180 provides a digital 14-bit output signal via a 4-wire SPI or I2C interface. The full-scale measurement range can be set to ±1g, 1.5g, 2g, 3g, 4g, 8g or 16g. Other features include programmable wake-up, low-g and high-g detection, tap sensing, slope detection, and self-test capability. The sensor also has two operating modes: low-noise and low-power.

This breadboard friendly board breaks out every pin of the BMA180 to an 8-pin, 0.1" pitch header. The board doesn't have any on-board regulation, so the provided voltage should be between 1.62 and 3.6V for VDD and 1.2 to 3.6V for VDDIO. The sensor will typically only consume 650uA in standard mode.

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Features:

  • Wide variety of measurment ranges (±1g, 1.5g, 2g, 3g, 4g, 8g and 16g)
  • 14- or 12-bit ADC conversion
  • 2 selectable I2C addresses
  • Programmable integrated digital filters (no external components necessary)
    • 8 low-pass filters
    • 1 high-pass filter
    • 1 band-pass filter
  • Programmable interrupt features:
    • Wake-up
    • Low-g detection
    • High-g detection
    • Tap sensing
    • Slope detection
  • 2 main standard modes: low-noise and low-power
  • Sleep mode
  • Wake-up mode
  • Self-test capability

Dimensions: 0.80 x 0.40"

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SKU: SEN-09723


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