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Grove_3_Axis_Compass_V2.0(BMM150) Build Status

This is Arduino library for Bosch BMM150 a Geomagnetic Sensor IC.

Grove - 3-Axis Digital Compass V2

The Grove - 3-Axis Digital Compass V2 is a digital compass sensor based on Bosch BMM150. It allows measurement of the magnatic field in three perpendicular axes and the output can be read out over I2C interface, perfectly suitable for 3-Axis mobile applications.

Key features

IC Name Interface Votage Range VDDIO Range Magnetic Range Magnetic Resolution Output Degree
BMM150 I2C 3.3V ~ 5.0V 1.2V ~ 3.6V ±1300µT(x,y), ±2500μT(z) ~0.3μT 0º ~ 360º

Usage

Basic example

  1. Taking an Arduino board, connect Grove_3_Axis_Compass_V2.0(BBM150) to the I2C port.
  2. Open example/compass/compass.ino.
  3. Compile and upload sketch.
  4. Open Arduino serial monitor.
  5. Heading value is in range of 0º ~ 360º, this value is for Y axis, 0º means Y axis points at North, 90º means Y axis points at West, 180º means Y axis points at South, 270º means Y points at East.

Example use figure-8 calibration

  1. Open example/figure8_calibration/figure8_calibration.ino.
  2. Compile and upload sketch.
  3. Open Arduino serial monitor.
    Figure-8 Calibration, the figure-8 calibration is an easy way to get offset values for x/y/z axis.

  4. Do figure-8 calibration in 10 seconds while serial monitor echo dot symbol. The calibration period can be changed through the parameter timeout in calibrate(uint16_t timeout).

For more infomation refer to wiki page.


This software is written by Lambor for Seeed Studio and is licensed under The MIT License. Check License.txt for more information.

Contributing to this software is warmly welcomed. You can do this basically by
forking, committing modifications and then pulling requests (follow the links above
for operating guide). Adding change log and your contact into file header is encouraged.
Thanks for your contribution.

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