Replacement: None. We do not have a direct replacement for this board, but check out all of our IMUs for a possible substitute. This page is for reference only.
Description: The Arduino-compatible IMU is a project by Chris Anderson and Jordi Muñoz to create an AHRS (attitude heading reference system) for UAV control and general motion capture. This is the main board for the ArduIMU 6DOF. By itself, this board works as a 4DOF -- it produces three axes of acceleration and one axis of angular velocity data. This board can be connected to up to two Ardu 6DOF daughter boards which will each add one more axis of angular velocity information.
The ArduIMU 6DOF main board comes equipped with one LISY300AL, a single axis ±300°/s gyro, and one ADXL335, a three axis ±3g accelerometer. All filtering components are included. There are no on-board regulators so power provided should be clean and regulated 3.3V.
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Note: This product is a collaboration with Jordi Munoz of 3d Robotics. A portion of each sales goes back to them for product support and continued development.
5-19-2010: We will be slowly retiring this board over the next few months. The LISY300AL is a very good gyro, but there is quickly dual and triple axis single ICs coming out.