TinyShield 9 Axis Sensor Board Tutorial

by TinyCircuits Staff March 22, 2016

TinyShield 9 Axis Sensor Board Tutorial

This TinyShield lets you measure 9 degrees of freedom (9DOF) with your TinyDuino and features the ST LSM9DS1 - a system-in-package featuring a 3D digital linear acceleration sensor, a 3D digital angular rate sensor, and a 3D digital magnetic sensor.

The LSM9DS1 has a linear acceleration full scale of ±2g/±4g/±8/±16 g, a magnetic field full scale of ±4/±8/±12/±16 gauss and an angular rate of ±245/±500/±2000 dps.

The 9 Axis TinyShield incorporates level shifters and a local power supply to ensure proper and safe operation over the entire TinyDuino operating voltage range up to 5V.

The sample sketch in the codebender plugin below will enable your 9-axis to start measuring the various data possible with this sensor. Simply upload the code to your TinyDuino and open the Serial Monitor.



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