Gyro Breakout Board - LPR530AL Dual 300°/s

Replacement:SEN-09990. The new version removes the high-pass filters. This page is for reference only.

This is a breakout board for the ST's dual-axis LPR530AL gyro. The LPR530AL measures angular velocity along the pitch and roll axes with a full scale of ±300°/s. Two different analog outputs are provided for both the x- and y- axes - one 1x amplified and the other 4x amplified.

A regulated voltage between 2.7 and 3.6VDC should be supplied to the power pins. We have the filtering circuits all set up; you'll just need to connect the outputs to an ADC, and you're ready to go.

This breakout board includes the gyro and all necessary filtering capacitors as shown. The 1x and 4x amplified outputs of both axes are connected to the 0.1" pitch headers, along with the power-down, self-test, high-pass filter reset, and power pins.

Not sure which gyro is right for you? Our Accelerometer and Gyro Buying Guide might help!

**Note: **Some users have found that the high pass filter on this breakout board causes the output to be incapable of being integrated. A revision is coming that will have R5 and R8 removed and replacing C1 and C2 with a jumper.

  • 2.7 to 3.6VDC power supply
  • Dual axis, pitch and roll sensing
  • 1x and 4x amplified outputs for each axis
  • Low power consumption
  • All necessary filtering components included
  • Access to power-down, self-test, and high-pass filter reset pins
  • 0.6x0.7"


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  • SamOs / about 14 years ago / 1

    So, Will Sparkfun technicians correct the HP filter that this breakout board has?. Many of us need to integrate the output signal to get rotational position, but with this HP we'll obtain an error because of HP my opinion It would be the best to everyone to remove this HP filter :)

  • Member #99618 / about 14 years ago / 1

    I've gotten a response out of it.. I hooked up 3.3v and VREF to the 3.3v line on my ard mega, I then grounded out ST and PD.
    After that, I hooked the x/y(4x) into pins 6 and 7. Did an analogRead on those and was seeing about 690. If I twist the object rapidly along its axis I can get it to peak to like 730 to 640. When I go to 1x, nothing changes on it really just a bit of drift. It'll sit around 690.
    So, I don't know what to tell you. I've read posts that it may be a defective design. No idea

  • HokieEngr / about 15 years ago / 1

    Has anyone got one of these up and running yet? General comments? Drift?

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