VEX Analog Accelerometer

The VEX Accelerometer measures accelerations on three axes simultaneously.

This product is not compatible with VEX V5.

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By measuring the acceleration of the robot, one can calculate the velocity of the robot, and more importantly the distance this robot has traveled. Accelerometers are also great for detecting collisions and determining if the robot is stopped or moving.

The LIS344ALH capacitive micromachined accelerometer features signal conditioning, a 1-pole low pass filter, temperature compensation and g Select which allows for the selection among 2 sensitivities. Zero-g offset full scale span and filter cut-off are factory set and require no external devices.

Three Axis Accelerometer.
Selectable sensitivity via jumper: ±2g and ±6g.
0-5V analog output (one for each axis).
Uses the LIS344ALH chip.
LED indicated power and proper connection.
Mounts directly to VEX.

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Kit Contents:
Compatibility All VEX Microcontrollers, 3-Wire Extension Cables.
Inputs: The sensor will measure acceleration in both directions along each axis.
Black: Ground.
Red: +5V.
Function :
Sensor Type: 3-Axis Acceleration.
Sensor: LIS344ALH chip.
Sensitivity: ±2g and ±6g.
0.100 spaces pins (3 rows).
Connect to one analog input per axis (cables not included).
White: Output Signal.