Overview

Features and Benefits

  • High performance, single-axis accelerometer on a single IC chip
  • 5 mm × 5 mm × 2 mm LCC package
  • 1 mg resolution at 60 Hz
  • Low power: 700 µA at VS = 5 V (typical)
  • High zero g bias stability
  • High sensitivity accuracy
  • –40°C to +125°C temperature range
  • X and Y axes aligned to within 0.1° (typical)
  • Bandwith adjustment with a single capacitor
  • Single-supply operation
  • 3500 g shock survival
  • RoHS-compliant
  • Compatible with Sn/Pb- and Pb-free solder processes

Product Details

The ADXL103 is a high precision, low power, complete single-axis accelerometer with signal conditioned voltage outputs, all on a single, monolithic IC. The ADXL103 measures acceleration with a full-scale range of ±1.7 g, ±5 g, or ±18 g. The ADXL103 can measure both dynamic acceleration (for example, vibration) and static acceleration (for example, gravity).

The typical noise floor is 110 μg/√Hz, allowing signals below 1 mg (0.06° of inclination) to be resolved in tilt sensing applications using narrow bandwidths (<60 Hz).

The user selects the bandwidth of the accelerometer using Capacitor CX and Capacitor CY at the XOUT and YOUT pins. Bandwidths of 0.5 Hz to 2.5 kHz can be selected to suit the application.

The ADXL103 is available in a 5 mm × 5 mm × 2 mm, 8-terminal ceramic LCC package.

Applications:

  • Platform stabilization/leveling
  • Navigation
  • Alarms and motion detectors
  • High accuracy, 2-axis tilt sensing
  • Vibration monitoring and compensation
  • Abuse event detection

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