Use photon with accelerometer


I’m looking to do a project that would income using a photon combined with an 3 axis accelerometer. I would measure acceleration differences but would also like to extract info about the direction on as much detailed level that would be possible.

Do you guys know how good resolution data I might expect from such setup?


that would totally depend on the sensor used, I have tried a few different ones and they all work well on a photon.

there are a few options like
sparkfun’s Photon IMU Shield thats a pre built option for the Core/Photon

another good one i use is a MPU6050 breakout board from, but will need some external wiring to get it connected to the photon.

have a look at the datasheets for accuracy.

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