Category Archives: Gyroscopes

BMI055 6-axis inertial sensor

General description The BMI055 is an ultra-small, 6 axis inertial sensor, consisting of: A digital, triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor and a digital, triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope. The BMI055 allows very low-noise measurement of angular rates and accelerations in 3 perpendicular axes and thus senses tilt, motion, shock and vibration in cellular phones, handhelds, computer peripherals, […]

CRS09: a low-noise high-performance gyro in +/-100°/s and 200°/s variants

A low-noise high-performance gyro for demanding applications such as stabilisation, navigation and testing. CRS09 offers near FOG-gyro performance from robust silicon MEMS technology Available in +/-100°/s and 200°/s variants with analogue rate output signal. Internal temperature and silicon ring frequency outputs allow advanced temperature tracking for ultimate compensated performance. Mounting lugs provided for simple mechanical […]

CRG20: MEMS single-axis gyros in a variety of rate ranges – +/-75°/s and +/-300°/s and a new high rate range (800°/s) variant

A new low-cost miniature gyro, ideal for high volume applications where a performance edge is required. CRG20 is available in a variety of rate ranges – +/-75°/s and +/-300°/s and a new high rate range (800°/s) variant. Leadless chip carrier construction, supplied in volume on tape and reel. Evaluation and testing tools available to support […]

GG1178: Honeywell’s MEMS Rotational Rate Sensor with Digital or Analog Output

Honeywell’s GG1178 family of rotation sensors are high performance silicon micromachined angular rate sensors for multiple applications. They provide a low noise output signal with excellent performance over a large temperature range and in high vibration environments. A GG1178 rate sensor utilizes a MEMS, Micro Electro Mechanical System, sense element and a CMOS ASIC in […]

ADXRS150: ±150°/s Single Chip Yaw Rate Gyro with Signal Conditioning

Product Description The ADXRS150 is a 150 deg./sec. angular rate sensor (gyroscope) on a single chip, complete with all of the required electronics. The sensor is built using Analog Devices’ proprietary iMEMS® surface micromachining process, the same proven technology that has enabled the company to ship over 100 million inertial sensors. Two polysilicon sensing structures […]

SAR10 / SAR10H: Medium Performance Gyro

Key features High reliability and robustness over long lifetime Low vibration sensitivity High overload and shock Butterfly balanced design for high mechanical common mode rejection Closed-loop force feedback operation with electrostatic frequency tuning Ideal mono crystalline Si material Wafer level sealing with controlled Q-factor Low power Single voltage supply Fully digital with SPI communication and […]

MEMS Pressure Sensors in Pedestrian Navigation

December 1, 2010 By: Jay Esfandyari, PhD, STMicroelectronics Inc., Massimo Mascotto, STMicroelectronics Inc., Gang Xu, STMicroelectronics Inc. Sensors Taking advantage of performance improvements in, and the reduced size of MEMS sensors, we discuss how to use MEMS pressure sensors to aid the altitude measurements from a GPS receiver when used for pedestrian navigation. Performance improvements […]

Single Axis MEMs Gyroscope – MLX90609-E2

General Description The MLX90609 Angular Rate Sensor is a full gyroscopic system. A single SMD package contains a high performance Silicon micro machined sensor with signal conditioning circuitry. It operates from 5V supply and is designed for dead reckoning navigation applications. The MLX90609 delivers two output signals proportional to the angular rate orthogonal to the […]

CRM200: ‘orthogonal’ version of the PinPoint® single-axis gyro and senses angular rate about an axis parallel to the customer’s host PCBA

PinPoint® is a single-axis MEMS angular rate sensor (gyro) capable of measuring angular velocity up to a maximum of ±1,000º/s which has two output modes; an analogue voltage signal which is linearly proportional to angular speed, and a digital signal in SPI® protocol. The choice of output mode; analogue or digital, is determined by the […]

CRM100: ‘in-plane’ version of the PinPoint® single-axis gyro and senses angular rate about an axis perpendicular to the customer’s host PCBA.

PinPoint® is a single-axis MEMS angular rate sensor (gyro) capable of measuring angular velocity up to a maximum of ±1,000º/s which has two output modes; an analogue voltage signal which is linearly proportional to angular speed, and a digital signal in SPI® protocol. The choice of output mode; analogue or digital, is determined by the […]