Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Flexible inertial sensor evaluation platform
    Single main board operates with interchangeable satellite boards
    Separates DUT from controller for accurate environmental testing
  • Continuous stream to file data recording
  • Standard USB cable for power and communications
  • PC-based graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Fast, easy installation

Product Details

The iMEMS® ADXRS290 inertial sensor evaluation system is an easy-to-use evaluation tool targeting bench or desktop characterization of Analog Devices, Inc., inertial sensor products. The system consists of the inertial sensor evaluation board (ISEB), or main board, for any Analog Devices inertial sensor product. The ISEB connects directly to a PC via an USB cable, with the USB connection providing both communications and power to the board. The ISEB is connected to the satellite board through a ribbon cable. This cable allows the satellite to be easily manipulated for testing or separately placed into an environmental chamber for temperature or humidity testing. Separating the boards mitigates corruption of data due to the temperature and humidity effects of other components.

The ISEB is an universal main board and is intended to be used with various satellites of Analog Devices inertial sensors, including analog and digital accelerometers, as well as gyroscopes. The different products are evaluated by means of separate GUIs that are customized for performance and characterization measurements relevant to the inertial sensor being evaluated. Since the power consumption of gyro is relatively high compared with the accelerometers, different shunt resistor have to be used to detect its power consumption, the difference between ADXRS290 –M with other –M is just the circuits for detecting the power consumption of the gyroscope.

The EVAL-ADXRS290Z-M system contains the ISEB and the EVAL-ADXRS290Z-S satellite board. Also included is an USB A to Mini-B cable to connect the ISEB to a PC and an 18-inch, 20-pin ribbon cable to connect the ISEB to the satellite.

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Evaluation Kit Contents
Mother board, satellite board
An USB A to Mini-B cable
An 18-inch, 20-pin ribbon cable

Documents Needed
ADXRS290 datasheet

Required Software
ISEB USB Driver
ISEB Run Time Engine
ADXRS290 Evaluation GUI Installer

Design and Integration Files
Schematics, layout files

Equipment Needed
PC running Windows
USB 2.0 port

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