acceleration sensors: which one do you use ?

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Jun 26 17:25:33 CEST 2009

On Friday 26 June 2009, Michael Tansella wrote:
> On Friday 26 June 2009 08:43:01 Patryk Benderz wrote:
> > Will one accelerometer be sufficient to detect that FR is in position
> > with screen is downward?
> Sure it's a 3 axis accelerometer
> But why remove? I think it's small and cheap, isn't it?

a) The second accelerometer is almost useless.
b) With the Glamo going we lose an SD interface, so the WiFi is being moved to 
SPI. Both the WiFI and accels are high bandwidth devices so won't do well 
sharing a bus.

I would like to see a 3-axis magnetometer added, but that's another matter.

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