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911 results for accelerometer

Confused by accelerometers? Check out our accelerometer, gyro and IMU buying guide!

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Triple Axis Accelerometer - ADXL335

$ 9.95
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL345

$ 17.95
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer and Gyro Breakout - MPU-6050

$ 39.95
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL362

$ 14.95
LilyPad Accelerometer ADXL335

$ 14.95
SparkFun Single Axis Accelerometer Breakout - ADXL193 (+/-250g)

$ 29.95
SparkFun Triple Axis Accelerometer Breakout - LIS331

$ 27.95
3-Axis Gyro/Accelerometer IC - MPU-6050

$ 12.95
Triple Axis Accelerometer - ADXL345

$ 9.95
SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Accelerometer

$ 9.95

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Tutorials 39 found

MMA8452Q Accelerometer Breakout Hookup Guide

June 11, 2014

How to get started using the MMA8452Q 3-axis accelerometer -- a solid, digital, easy-to-use acceleration sensor.

Accelerometer Basics

March 28, 2013

A quick introduction to accelerometers, how they work, and why they're used.

ADXL337 and ADXL377 Accelerometer Hookup Guide

July 17, 2014

How to get started using both the ADXL337 and ADXL377 3-axis accelerometers with analog outputs.

LSM6DS3 Breakout Hookup Guide

August 13, 2015

A hookup guide for the LSM6DS3, which features a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, and FIFO buffer.

LSM9DS0 Hookup Guide

February 27, 2014

How to assemble, connect to, and use the LSM9DS0 -- an accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer all-in-one.

LSM9DS1 Breakout Hookup Guide

August 13, 2015

A hookup guide for the LSM9DS1, which features a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, and 3-axis magnetometer. It's an IMU-in-a-chip!

Are You Okay? Widget

May 23, 2014

Use an Electric Imp and accelerometer to create an "Are You OK" widget. A cozy piece of technology your friend or loved one can nudge to let you know they're OK from half-a-world away.

Dungeons and Dragons Dice Gauntlet

August 13, 2013

A playful, geeky tutorial for a leather bracer that uses a LilyPad Arduino, LilyPad accelerometer, and seven segment display to roll virtual 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, and 100 side dice for gaming.

Photon IMU Shield Hookup Guide

July 2, 2015

Learn how to use the SparkFun Photon IMU Shield for your Photon device which houses an on-board LSM9DS1 system-in-a-chip that houses a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, and 3-axis magnetometer.

Teardown: Misfit Shine Activity Tracker

April 3, 2014

A quick tear down of the popular fitness tracking device, the Misfit Shine.

LSM303C 6DoF Hookup Guide

October 8, 2015

A basic guide to get started with the LSM303C 6 Degrees of Freedom Breakout.

SparkFun Blocks for Intel® Edison - 9 Degrees of Freedom Block

August 19, 2015

A quick overview of the features of the 9 Degrees of Freedom Block.

Experiment Guide for RedBot with Shadow Chassis

May 28, 2015

This Experiment Guide offers nine experiments to get you started with the SparkFun RedBot. This guide is designed for those familiar with our SparkFun Inventors Kit and want to take their robotics knowledge to the next level.

Das Blinken Top Hat

January 22, 2014

A top hat decked out with LED strips makes for a heck of a wedding gift.

HMC6343 3-axis Compass Hookup Guide

August 7, 2014

How to hook the HMC6343 -- a high-end, tilt-compensated compass module -- up to an Arduino. Never get lost again!

Photon Wearable Shield Hookup Guide

July 2, 2015

Learn how to use the Photon Wearable Shield for your next projects!

Wake-on-Shake Hookup Guide

March 13, 2015

A basic hookup guide for getting started with the SparkFun Wake-on-Shake.

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Archived Tutorials 22 found

MP3 Player Belt Buckle

An intermediate project with an LPC2148, and accelerometer and an MP3 decoder, all fit nicely in one BIG belt buckle!

Earthquake Data Logger

Catching aftershocks in Christchurch, New Zealand using a simple accelerometer and a datalogging microSD shield.

Nike+iPod Dissection

Another commercial product destroyed. A good example of how to use a PIC and the nRF2401 to make a gazillion dollars.

History Museum

A trip down memory lane with a box full of prototypes collected over the years. Learn what not to do from what we screwed up.

Wii-mote guts

We crack the case on the infamous flying Nintendo controller, so you don't have to.

Roomba Remote Tilt Controller

How to hack a Roomba, a WiTilt, and the Federal Trade Commission. Ok, maybe not the Federal Trade Commission.

Pseudo-Datasheet for the Serial ADXL

Not a real datasheet, but everything you need to know for implementing the Serial ADXL PCB into your project. Includes the PCB layout, firmware, and discussions on sensor sensitivity.

Crazy Soldering

Ever wonder how to solder that surface mount package? We can show you how - with lots of pictures! LCC soldering not recommended for the faint of heart.

Bloader and Screamer 877A

(Outdated but good info) An in-depth tutorial on our in-house boot loader and accompanying Windows program. Find out how to build your own!

LPC2148 USB Bootloader Tutorial

Find out how the SparkFun bootloader works. Don't know what a bootloader is? Read on to find out.

Better PCBs in Eagle

Designing PCBs for Manufacturability (DFM)


LilyPad + Stunt Kite = Awesome

Building a Digital Speedometer

This tutorial will describe how to build a digital speedometer using a graphic LCD and a GPS enabled ARM platform.

Controlling an Arduino with an iPhone

This tutorial shows how to use the TouchOSC app on the iPhone to send OSC signals to Processing and finally out to an Arduino.

HAB - Sensor System, Flight Computer, and Radio System

A break down of all the sensors chosen, the main PCB layout, and the high power radios and antennas used.

How to Read a Datasheet

Datasheets can be overwhelming to a beginner, but buried in there somewhere is everything you need to know. Here's what to look for.

ADXL345 Quickstart Guide

Learn how to get up and running with the ADXL345 Triple Axis Breakout Board.

IOIO-OTG Beginners Guide

The beginners guide for the IOIO-OTG shows you how to setup your development environment for Android and how to start writing code for your first app.

ProtoSnap Pro Mini Quickstart Guide

A step-by-step tutorial intended to familiarize you with ProtoSnap and Arduino's IDE and programming language.

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Blog 84 found

Earthquake Data Logger

December 6, 2010 14

Logging earthquake data with an accelerometer.

BASE Jumping with Accelerometers

October 3, 2008 8

A great project from a mad customer and new products in RFID, GPS, and a new WiFi module!

Night Kite

February 3, 2009 11

Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!


December 4, 2008 5

Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.

TrampoLine Musical Instrument

April 28, 2008 0

Cass emailed us about an interesting, nicely polished, new musical instrument created by a student team in the United Kingdom.

The CrazyFlie

May 5, 2011 41

Check out this awesome quadcopter project

Wireless Tilt Mouse

March 31, 2011 37

Exploring XBee, accelerometers, and USB peripherals by building a wireless tilt mouse.

mbed USB Slingshot

March 12, 2012 13

Check out this awesome project from our friends at mbed.

SparkFun Live - Elevator TARDIS Box

May 19, 2014 4

Join us on May 27t for the next episode of "SparkFun Live!"

Prologue to the Autonomous Competition: New UAVs!

January 8, 2009 3

New UAV development platforms, some useful cables, and a handful of other cool stuff!

Check out Twine

December 7, 2011 14

Simplifying physical computing with Twine.

Ultimate IMU Video Tutorial

July 27, 2011 12

Check out this video tutorial for the Ultimate IMU.

Check out the StickybotIII

September 15, 2010 7

Check out this gecko-esque robot from California!

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Articles 2 found

Accelerometer, Gyro and IMU Buying Guide

Accelerometer, Gyro and IMU Buying Guide Accelerometers and gyros are becoming increasingly popular in consumer electronics, so maybe it’s time you added them to your project! Scrolling through…

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