This TinyShield features the high performance and low power Honeywell HMC5883L 3-axis compass. The HMC5883L includes state-of-the-art, high-resolution HMC118X series magneto-resistive sensors plus an ASIC containing amplification, automatic degaussing strap drivers, offset cancellation, and a 12-bit ADC that enables 1° to 2° compass heading accuracy.
The Compass 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.
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Honeywell HMC5883L Compass Specs
TinyDuino Power Requirements
The Compass TinyShield is extremely useful, in this tutorial we provide the code you need to convert x and y coordinates into a compass heading.