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. 912-9545
Mfr. Part No.ADXL345BCCZ
$6.676
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Accelerometer 3 - Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 2 V LGA 282mV/g 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 914-0413
Mfr. Part No.ADXL345BCCZ-RL7
$6.648
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 2 V LGA 282LSB/g 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 709-8439
Mfr. Part No.ADXL345BCCZ
$12.91
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Accelerometer 3 - Surface Mount I2C, SPI - - 3.6 V 2 V LGA 282mV/g 14 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 850-7543
Mfr. Part No.ADIS16228CMLZ
$422.05
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount SPI 5kHz - 3.6 V 3.15 V ML 0.6104mg/LSB 15 +125 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 912-6502
Mfr. Part No.ADXL335BCPZ
$5.522
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Accelerometer 3 - Surface Mount - - - 3.6 V 1.8 V LFCSP 330mV/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 709-0148
Mfr. Part No.ADXL335BCPZ
$8.19
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Accelerometer 3 - Surface Mount - - - 3.6 V 1.8 V LFCSP 330mV/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 914-0416
Mfr. Part No.ADXL335BCPZ-RL7
$5.686
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Accelerometer 3 Analogue Surface Mount - 1600Hz 0.5Hz 3.6 V 1.8 V LFCSP LQ 330mV/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 796-8717
Mfr. Part No.ADXL362BCCZ-R2
$14.24
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount SPI 250kHz 1kHz 3.5 V 1.6 V LGA 1 mg/LSB, 2 mg/LSB, 4 mg/LSB 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 912-9986
Mfr. Part No.ADXL362BCCZ-R2
$9.972
Each (On a Reel of 250)
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount SPI 250kHz 1kHz 3.5 V 1.6 V LGA 1 mg/LSB, 2 mg/LSB, 4 mg/LSB 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 802-3682
Mfr. Part No.ADIS16265BCCZ
$139.78
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Gyroscope 1 Digital Surface Mount SPI 330Hz - 5.25 V 4.75 V LGA 0.07326°/s/LSB 20 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 161-0547
Mfr. Part No.ADXL103CE
$35.265
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Accelerometer 1 - Surface Mount - - - 6 V 3 V CLCC 1040mV/g 8 +125 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 160-0660
Mfr. Part No.ADIS16265BCCZ
$164.069
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Gyroscope 1 Digital Surface Mount SPI 330Hz - 5.25 V 4.75 V LGA 0.07326°/s/LSB 20 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 496-7581
Mfr. Part No.ADXL103CE
$35.99
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Accelerometer 1 - Surface Mount - - - 6 V 3 V CLCC 1040mV/g 8 +125 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 912-7274
Mfr. Part No.ADXL203CE
$35.643
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Accelerometer 2 - Surface Mount - - - 6 V 3 V CLCC 1040mV/g 8 +125 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 798-9981
Mfr. Part No.ADXL363BCCZ-RL7
$14.51
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Accelerometer, Temperature Sensor 3 Analogue Surface Mount SPI 250kHz 100Hz 3.5 V 1.6 V LGA 1mg/LSB 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 160-2645
Mfr. Part No.ADXRS646BBGZ
$165.418
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Gyroscope 3 Analogue Surface Mount - 1000Hz - 6.25 V 5.75 V CBGA 9.5mV/°/s 32 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 809-9162
Mfr. Part No.ADXRS646BBGZ
$148.74
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Gyroscope 3 Analogue Surface Mount - 1000Hz - 6.25 V 5.75 V CBGA 9.5mV/°/s 32 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 893-7884
Mfr. Part No.ADIS16445BMLZ
$889.51
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Accelerometer, Gyroscope 3 Digital Surface Mount SPI 5.5kHz - 3.45 V 3.15 V ML 0.2525mg/LSB 20 +105 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 709-0145
Mfr. Part No.ADXL327BCPZ
$8.19
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Accelerometer 3 - Surface Mount - - - 3.6 V 1.8 V LFCSP 462mV/g 16 +85 °C -40 °C
RS Stock No. 912-8090
Mfr. Part No.ADXL375BCCZ
$10.601
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Accelerometer 3 Digital Surface Mount I2C, Serial-3 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-SPI - - 3.6 V 2 V LGA 22.6LSB/g 14 +85 °C -40 °C