Library for the MMA7660 triple axis accelerometer

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Revision:
2:a8e20db7901e
Parent:
1:8997a1b348dd
diff -r 8997a1b348dd -r a8e20db7901e MMA7660.h
--- a/MMA7660.h	Tue Oct 16 19:42:19 2012 +0000
+++ b/MMA7660.h	Wed Oct 17 16:38:05 2012 +0000
@@ -1,3 +1,21 @@
+/* Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>, MIT License
+ *
+ * Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software
+ * and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction,
+ * including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute,
+ * sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
+ * furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
+ *
+ * The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or
+ * substantial portions of the Software.
+ *
+ * THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
+ * BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
+ * NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM,
+ * DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
+ * OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
+ */
+
 #include "mbed.h"
 
 
@@ -16,30 +34,57 @@
 #define MMA7660_SR_R        0x08
 
 
+/** An interface for the MMA7660 triple axis accelerometer
+ *
+ * @code
+ * //Uses the measured z-acceleration to drive leds 2 and 3 of the mbed
+ *
+ * #include "mbed.h"
+ * #include "MMA7660.h"
+ *
+ * MMA7660 MMA(p28, p27);
+ *
+ * DigitalOut connectionLed(LED1);
+ * PwmOut Zaxis_p(LED2);
+ * PwmOut Zaxis_n(LED3);
+ *
+ * int main() {
+ *     if (MMA.testConnection())
+ *         connectionLed = 1;
+ *
+ *     while(1) {
+ *         Zaxis_p = MMA.z();
+ *         Zaxis_n = -MMA.z();
+ *     }
+ *
+ * }
+ * @endcode
+ */
 class MMA7660
 {
 public:
-    /** 
+    /**
     * The 6 different orientations and unknown
     *
     * Up & Down = X-axis
     * Right & Left = Y-axis
     * Back & Front = Z-axis
-    * 
+    *
     */
-    enum Orientation{Up, Down,
-                    Right, Left,
-                    Back, Front,
-                    Unknown};
-    
+    enum Orientation {Up, Down,
+                      Right, Left,
+                      Back, Front,
+                      Unknown
+                     };
+
     /**
     * Creates a new MMA7660 object
     *
     * @param sda - I2C data pin
     * @param scl - I2C clock pin
-    * @param interrupt - Interrupt pin (default = NC)
+    * @param active - true (default) to enable the device, false to keep it standby
     */
-    MMA7660(PinName sda, PinName scl, PinName interrupt = NC);
+    MMA7660(PinName sda, PinName scl, bool active = true);
 
     /**
     * Tests if communication is possible with the MMA7660
@@ -50,7 +95,7 @@
     * @param return - true for successfull connection, false for no connection
     */
     bool testConnection( void );
-    
+
     /**
     * Sets the active state of the MMA7660
     *
@@ -59,40 +104,40 @@
     * @param state - true for active, false for standby
     */
     void setActive( bool state);
-    
+
     /**
     * Reads acceleration data from the sensor
     *
-    * When the parameter is a pointer to an integer array it will be the raw data. 
+    * When the parameter is a pointer to an integer array it will be the raw data.
     * When it is a pointer to a float array it will be the acceleration in g's
-    * 
-    * @param data - pointer to array with length 3 where the acceleration data will be stores, X-Y-Z
+    *
+    * @param data - pointer to array with length 3 where the acceleration data will be stored, X-Y-Z
     */
     void readData( int *data);
     void readData( float *data);
-    
-    /** 
+
+    /**
     * Get X-data
     *
     * @param return - X-acceleration in g's
     */
-    float getX( void );
-    
-    /** 
+    float x( void );
+
+    /**
     * Get Y-data
     *
     * @param return - Y-acceleration in g's
     */
-    float getY( void );
-    
-    /** 
+    float y( void );
+
+    /**
     * Get Z-data
     *
     * @param return - Z-acceleration in g's
     */
-    float getZ( void );
-    
-    /** 
+    float z( void );
+
+    /**
     * Sets the active samplerate
     *
     * The entered samplerate will be rounded to nearest supported samplerate.
@@ -100,16 +145,9 @@
     *
     * @param samplerate - the samplerate that will be set
     */
-    void setSampleRate(int samplerate);        
+    void setSampleRate(int samplerate);
 
     /**
-    * Returns which side is pointing down
-    *
-    * @param return - Orientation which is closest to down
-    */    
-    Orientation getGlobalOrientation( void );
-    
-    /**
     * Returns if it is on its front, back, or unknown side
     *
     * This is read from MMA7760s registers, page 12 of datasheet
@@ -117,7 +155,7 @@
     * @param return - Front, Back or Unknown orientation
     */
     Orientation getSide( void );
-    
+
     /**
     * Returns if it is on it left, right, down or up side
     *
@@ -126,14 +164,6 @@
     * @param return - Left, Right, Down, Up or Unknown orientation
     */
     Orientation getOrientation ( void );
-    
-    /**
-    * Returns if since last check there has been a tap
-    *
-    * @param return - bool that is true when a tap has been detected
-    */    
-    bool isTapped( void );
-
 
 
 private:
@@ -153,24 +183,23 @@
     * @return - data from the register specified by RA
     */
     char read( char adress);
-    
+
     /**
-     * Read multiple regigsters from the device, more efficient than using multiple normal reads. 
+     * Read multiple regigsters from the device, more efficient than using multiple normal reads.
      *
      * @param adress - register address to write to
      * @param length - number of bytes to read
-     * @param data - pointer where the data needs to be written to 
+     * @param data - pointer where the data needs to be written to
      */
-     void read( char adress, char *data, int length);
-     
-     /**
-     * Reads single axis
-     */
-     float getSingle(int number);
+    void read( char adress, char *data, int length);
+
+    /**
+    * Reads single axis
+    */
+    float getSingle(int number);
 
     I2C _i2c;
     bool active;
-    PinName _interrupt;
     float samplerate;
 };