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[DPRG] Compass Circuit

Subject: [DPRG] Compass Circuit
From: John Dolecek jdolecek at gmail.com
Date: Thu Nov 5 17:42:25 CST 2009

I don't know what kind of precision you want, but www.sparkfun.com has lots
of different accelerometer boards.  I got one to play with, and immediately
fried it with 5V.  RTFM.

On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Rud Merriam <k5rud at arrl.net> wrote:

>  I am about to connect up a Deventech compass module which use I2S for
> communications, using a Deventech USB to I2S adapter. I'll let you know what
> I think of it. I should be doing it Friday or over the weekend. See
> http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R117-COMPASS. This is the same one
> you have the URL for from Robot Electronics.
>
> I've had an interesting experience with software development on the Android
> cell phone (the Google Phone). It has compass and accelerometer. You really
> need both to keep the compass accurate when tilted.
>
>
>
>
>  - 73 -
> *Rud Merriam K5RUD*
> ARES AEC Montgomery County, TX
> *http://mysticlakesoftware.com/*
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> *From:* Dodd Gatsos [mailto:dgatsos at hotmail.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, November 05, 2009 3:44 PM
> *To:* dprglist at dprg.org
> *Subject:* [DPRG] Compass Circuit
>
>
> Anyone have any suggestion on a good compass circuit to use with an
> Arduino/Sanguino board?
>
> Saw the Honeywell HMR3100, but I don't think I want to have to deal with
> the Serial Tx/Rx.
>
> Don't know if this would work:
> http://www.robot-electronics.co.uk/acatalog/Compass.html
>
> Or maybe a Dinsmore 1490 or 1525:
> http://www.acroname.com/examples/10064/10064.html
>
>
> Thanks
> Dodd
>
>
>
>
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