The ADXL001 is a major advance over previous generations of accelerometers providing high performance and wide bandwidth. This part is ideal for industrial, medical, and military applications where wide bandwidth, small size, low power, and robust performance are essential.
Using Analog Devices, Inc. proprietary fifth-generation iMEMs® process enables the ADXL001 to provide the desired dynamic range that extends from ±70 g to ±500 g in combination with 22 kHz of bandwidth. The accelerometer output channel passes through a wide bandwidth differential-to-single-ended converter, which allows access to the full mechanical performance of the sensor.
The part can operate on voltage supplies from 3.3 V to 5 V.
The ADXL001 also has a self-test (ST) pin that can be asserted to verify the full electromechanical signal chain for the accelerometer channel.
The ADXL001 is available in the industry-standard 8-terminal LCC and is rated to work over the extended industrial temperature range (−40°C to +125°C).
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|ADXL001: High Performance, Wide Bandwidth Accelerometer Data Sheet (Rev A, 02/2010) (pdf, 526 kB)||Data Sheets|
|AN-688: Phase and Frequency Response of iMEMS® Accelerometers and Gyros (pdf, 135 kB)||Application Notes|
|AN-652: Considerations for Soldering Accelerometers in LCC-8 Packages onto Printed Circuit Boards (pdf, 396 kB)||Application Notes|
|CN0303:MEMS-Based Vibration Analyzer with Frequency Response Compensation (pdf, 275 kB)||Circuit Note|
MEMS Inertial Sensor Enabled Head Impact Telemetry System
The demo features a football concussion analysis system by Simbex Corporation. Each helmet contains 6 high g accelerometers, a DSP and transmitter. A laptop receives data wirelessly, does the analysis and displays magnitude and direction of the hit.
Sonic Nirvana: Using MEMS Accelerometers as Acoustic Pickups in Musical Instruments
(Analog Dialogue, Vol. 43, February 2009)
Accelerometers--Fantasy & Reality
(Analog Dialogue, May 2009)
|Accelerometer Specifications - Quick Definitions||Technical Documentation||HTML|
|Basic MEMS Terminology (pdf, 40 kB)||Overview|
|What are the shock ratings or limits for the MEMS devices?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|What is an inertial sensor?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|What is an accelerometer and a gyroscope, and how do they differ?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|Where would you use an accelerometer?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|Where would you use a gyroscope?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|What are the major error sources for inertial sensors?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|What is the limit of resolution of an inertial sensor?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|I need finer resolution. What do I do?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|MEMS Accelerometer Applications, what's Fantasy and what's Reality?||FAQs/RAQs||HTML|
|RAQs index||Rarely Asked Questions||HTML|
|Glossary of EE Terms||Glossary||HTML|
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