SCA3000 Accelerometer

Note

This page has been moved to the Components section of the website. Please see http://developer.mbed.org/components/SCA3000-Digital-Accelerometer/ .

SCA3000 triple axis digital interface accelerometer.

http://mbed.org/media/uploads/aberk/sca3000.jpg

Hello World!

Import program

00001 #include "SCA3000.h"
00002 
00003 Serial pc(USBTX, USBRX);
00004 SCA3000 accelerometer(p5, p6, p7, p8, p9);
00005 
00006 int main() {
00007 
00008     pc.printf("Starting SCA3000 test...\n");
00009     
00010     int revision = accelerometer.getRevId();
00011     
00012     pc.printf("Device revision number is: %i.%i\n", revision & 0xF0, revision & 0x0F);
00013     
00014     
00015     while(1){
00016     
00017        //Arbitrary wait for printf clarity.
00018        wait(0.1);
00019        
00020        //Print out the acceleration measured on each axis in milli-gs.
00021        pc.printf("x:%f y:%f z:%f\n", accelerometer.getAcceleration(SCA3000_X_AXIS),
00022                                      accelerometer.getAcceleration(SCA3000_Y_AXIS),
00023                                      accelerometer.getAcceleration(SCA3000_Z_AXIS));
00024 
00025     }
00026     
00027 }
SCA3000 Signal Namembed pin
VccVout
GndGnd
MOSIp5
MISOp6
SCKp7
CSBp8
RSTp9

Warning

The library is pretty bare bones at the moment. At the moment you can only get the acceleration values on each axis, but the device has a lot more functionality than that. I'll try and get round to adding in the extra features available to the library when I have some time.

API

Import library

Public Member Functions

  SCA3000 (PinName mosi, PinName miso, PinName sck, PinName cs, PinName nr)
  Constructor.
int  getRevId (void)
  Read the revision ID register on the device.
float  getAcceleration (int axis)
  Get the register contents acceleration value for the given axis, using the nominal sensitivity values found in the datasheet.
int  getCounts (int axis)
  Get the register contents acceleration value for the given axis, in counts.

Library

Import librarySCA3000

SCA3000 triple axis digital interface accelerometer

Reference


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