June 20, 2012

Interfacing an Arduino and an electronic gyroscope

 Another example of beginners doing interesting things with an Arduino is interfacing an electronic gyroscope and measuring the results. Michael (VK5ZEA) did just that with a MuRata Gyrostar that was removed from an old satellite phone. You can see his explanation in this detailed video:

... and follow along with the sketch that Michael posted on the Arduino forum

In his video you can see that our Freetronics Eleven has been used - the Arduino Uno-compatible with onboard prototyping area and easy to view LEDs:

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