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.



TinyCircuits Staff
TinyCircuits Staff

Author



Also in Learn

Tiny Arcade Assembly Instructions
Tiny Arcade Assembly Instructions

by TinyCircuits Staff September 18, 2016

Learn how to assemble your Tiny Arcade. You can read the step by step guide, or there's a video tutorial...

View full article →

Tiny Arcade Menu Update
Tiny Arcade Menu Update

by TinyCircuits Staff May 18, 2016

Update your Tiny Arcade software to the latest version from your computer.

View full article →

TinyScreen+ Windows 7/8 Driver Installation
TinyScreen+ Windows 7/8 Driver Installation

by TinyCircuits Staff May 18, 2016

Install the required drivers to use TinyScreen+ with Windows 7 and Windows 8.

View full article →