Sale: We’ve released a new rev of this RedBot Accelerometer with pre-soldered headers and reduced the price of this older version. We will not stock this version again once it’s gone, get it while you can!
The Accelerometer sensor is an add-on for your RedBot that provides bump and motion detection. The sensor works by measuring acceleration forces on the x, y, and z axis. By measuring the amount of acceleration (or lack there of) your robot can get a better understanding of its movements.
The sensor has a 2x3 unpopulated footprint which connects directly to the RedBot Mainboard via a female header. You can also solder the sensor directly to the headers on the Mainboard if you wish. Just use the included RedBot library to detect bumps and motion.
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Dimensions: 0.45 x 0.69 “ (11.53 x 17.72 mm)
- 5VDC Operating Voltage
- Triple Axis
- ±2g/±4g/±8g Selectable Full Scale
- 12 bits of resolution
- Orientation (Portrait/Landscape) Detection