Accelerometer Sensors

What is an Accelerometer Sensor?
An accelerometer is an integrated, built-in module or circuit that accurately detects and measures the acceleration and motion of the application it is attached too. The type of measurement they measure is the rate of velocity change in an object and commonly measure in G-forces (g) or in meters per second squared (m/s2).

How do Accelerometer Sensors work?
This particular type of sensor is used to measure static (gravity) or dynamic forces (vibration and motion) in acceleration. An accelerometer can measure acceleration on up to three axis units. These acceleration sensors usually contain internal capacitive plates, some are fixed whilst others are attached to very small springs. These internally move as acceleration forces are happening on the sensor. When these plates move, the capacitance changes between them and from these changes, the acceleration can be determined.

Another type of accelerometers, is a Piezoelectric Accelerometer. These sensors contain minuscule crystal structures that output electrical charge if they ever fall under a mechanical stress, in this instance the stress would be acceleration.

What are Accelerometer Sensors used for?
• Gaming systems
• Mobile devices
• Disk drive protection
• Image stabilisation
• Sports and health devices
• Industrial applications
• Commercial applications

Did you know?
Did you know that a single G-force on planet earth amounts to 9.8 m/s2. This figure can vary, depending on elevation and will be different on other planets because of the difference in gravitational pull.

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Description Price Sensor Type Number of Axis Technology Mounting Type Interface Type Maximum Frequency Response Minimum Frequency Response Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Minimum Operating Supply Voltage Package Type Sensitivity Pin Count Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 110-6555
Mfr. Part No.LSM9DS1TR
HK$46.255
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer 3 Digital Surface Mount Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 1.9 V LGA 0.732mg/LSB 24 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0908
Mfr. Part No.LSM9DS1TR
HK$36.082
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer 3 Digital Surface Mount Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 1.9 V LGA 0.732mg/LSB 24 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 110-6552
Mfr. Part No.LSM6DS3TR
HK$26.655
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope 3 Digital Surface Mount Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 1.7 V LGA 0.488mg/LSB 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 111-6448
Mfr. Part No.H3LIS100DLTR
HK$38.065
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 2.16 V TFLGA 780mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0987
Mfr. Part No.H3LIS100DLTR
HK$33.298
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 2.16 V TFLGA 780mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 103-2120
Mfr. Part No.LIS3DHTR
HK$8.447
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 12mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 793-1364
Mfr. Part No.LIS3DHTR
HK$11.472
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 12mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0913
Mfr. Part No.LSM6DS3TR
HK$18.082
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 0.48 (Linear Typ.) mg/LSB, 70 (Angular Typ.) mdps/LSB 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 716-7059
Mfr. Part No.LIS331DLM
HK$18.13
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- 3 - Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 2.16 V LGA 16mV/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 110-6596
Mfr. Part No.AIS328DQTR
HK$75.48
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 2.4 V QFPN 4.25mg/digit 24 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 110-6600
Mfr. Part No.LIS331DLHTR
HK$17.886
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 2.16 V LGA 4.3mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
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RS Stock No. 190-8448
Mfr. Part No.LIS3DHHTR
HK$47.078
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount - 440Hz 235Hz 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 0.076mg/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 880-5327
Mfr. Part No.LIS344ALHTR
HK$28.512
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue Surface Mount IC - - 3.6 V 2.4 V LGA 0.264V/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 877-2747
Mfr. Part No.LIS2DHTR
HK$10.079
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 4 mg/digit, 8 mg/digit, 16 mg/digit, 48 (Normal Mode) mg/digit 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 111-6451
Mfr. Part No.IIS2DHTR
HK$23.73
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 207.55mg/digit 12 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 111-6452
Mfr. Part No.IIS328DQTR
HK$27.16
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 2.16 V QFPN 4.3mg/digit 24 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 145-8888
Mfr. Part No.LIS2DH12TR
HK$6.851
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, SPI 10 (SPI) MHz, 400 (SCL) kHz 0 (SCL)kHz 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 192mg/digit 12 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 166-1109
Mfr. Part No.I3G4250DTR
HK$45.794
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Gyroscope 3 Digital Surface Mount Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 2.4 V LGA 79.3mdps/digit 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 163-7325
Mfr. Part No.LIS2DS12TR
HK$6.49
Each (On a Reel of 8000)
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount - 400kHz 0kHz 1.98 V 1.62 V LGA 0.488mg/LSB 12 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 162-3602
Mfr. Part No.ISM330DLCTR
HK$31.914
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope 3 Analogue, Digital Surface Mount Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI 400kHz 0kHz 3.6 V 1.71 V LGA 0.488mg/LSB 14 +85 °C -40 °C