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Rate Gyro

Measure rate of rotation using this Analog Sensor.
SKU: 45-2004
$26.95

The Rate Gyro is used to measure the rate of rotation. When the Rate Gyro is completely still, the returned reading is 1.4V which produces a reading of ±2°/sec. With the sensor idle at 280, a Counter Clockwise (CCW) rotation will increase the value of the reading and then return to 280 once movement is stopped. A Clockwise (CW) rotation of the gyro will cause a decrease in the return value and return to 280 once the sensor is no longer moving. The readings are accurate to the degree. 

Magnetic Sensor Moving IMage

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Sensor Documentation

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The Rate Gyro is used to measure the rate of rotation. When the Rate Gyro is completely still, the returned reading is 1.4V which produces a reading of ±2°/sec. With the sensor idle at 280, a Counter Clockwise (CCW) rotation will increase the value of the reading and then return to 280 once movement is stopped. A Clockwise (CW) rotation of the gyro will cause a decrease in the return value and return to 280 once the sensor is no longer moving. The readings are accurate to the degree. 

Magnetic Sensor Moving IMage

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Sensor Documentation

All the information you need about
Modern Robotics Sensors in one document.

PDF File

Android Studio Example Program

Download the below program for an example of how to read this Analog sensor. The FTC SDK will supply a value from 0-5 representing a voltage.

In your configuration file, name an Analog Input "light" and name a Core Device Interface Module "Device Interface Module 1"

Android Studio Class MRI_Analog_Example.java

 

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