Adafruit 9-DOF IMU Breakout - L3GD20H + LSM303

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This inertial-measurement-unit combines 2 of the best quality sensors available on the market to give you 9 axes of data: 3 axes of accelerometer data, 3 axes gyroscopic, and 3 axes magnetic (compass).

The L3DG20H gyroscope + LSM303DLHC accelerometer/compass sensors are all on one breakout here, to save you space and money. Since all of them use I2C, you can communicate with all of them using only two wires. Most customers will be pretty happy with just the plain I2C interfacing, but we also break out the 'data ready' and 'interrupt' pins, so advanced users can interface with if they choose. A 3V regulator with reverse-polarity protection means you don't have to worry about frying the boards by accident. There's level shifting circuitry so the IMU can be used with 3 or 5V logic boards. And check out those mounting holes! You can securely attach this board to your rocket, robot, art project.

Each order comes with one assembled and tested 9DOF breakout board and a small piece of header.

Since this is a combination of 2 different breakouts, we suggest visiting those pages for much more information: L3GD20H and the LSM303, but here are some quick stats:

L3GD20H 3-axis gyroscope: ±250, ±500, or ±2000 degree-per-second scale LSM303 3-axis compass: ±1.3 to ±8.1 gauss magnetic field scale LSM303 3-axis accelerometer: ±2g/±4g/±8g/±16g selectable scale

Specification

Length1.5" / 38mm
Width0.9" / 23mm
Weight 2.8g2.8g