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MMA7455L accelerometer free PCB build

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Fcobcn built a free MMA7455L accelerometer breakout board. The MMA7455L is a 3-axis accelerometer with I2C and SPI interfaces. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB...

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MMA7455L soldering explained

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

In our previous Workshop Video we mentioned we asked Pietja to solder up those pesky MMA7455L accelerometers. Here is how he got around to doing it. Check out the pics and his instructions below. Ian asked me to solder some MMA7455L on the USB POV Toy boards. So when I...

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MMA7455L breakout board build

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Gary built two free MMA7455L accelerometer breakout boards. The MMA7455L is a 3-axis accelerometer with I2C and SPI interfaces. I've just received and put together the PCBs I got (they even worked). Thanks Ian for the free PCB!! If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog...

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DIY MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer breakout

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Here is a DIY breakout board for the MMA7455L, an inexpensive three-axis accelerometer. It's got all the decoupling capacitors and pull-up resistors specified by the accelerometer datasheet.There's also an interfacing tutorial for the Arduino. We like this chip because it's cheap, but the LGA package is difficult to solder. If...

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MMA7455L accelerometer free PCB build

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Tayken built a free MMA7455L accelerometer breakout board. The MMA7455L is a 3-axis accelerometer with I2C and SPI interfaces. As I finally had my accelerometer, I've decided to solder it up using electric skillet method. I thought I had the required tantalum caps so I didn't order but it turns...

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MMA7455L accelerometer free PCB build

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Piotr built a free MMA7455L accelerometer breakout board. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer. Get the MMA7455L breakout board for $15 at Seeed Studio.

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MMA7455L free PCB build

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Chad built a free MMA7455L breakout board. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer. Via the contact form.

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MMA7455L accelerometer free PCB build

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

SineWave built a free MMA7455L accelerometer breakout board. We're always surprised how popular these PCBs are. Nice use of solder paste and stenciling. Turned out pretty awesome and they work great. Used an overhead transparency as a stencil. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog...

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Week in (p)review: May 27, 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Eric Pan (Seeed Studio) and Ian (me). Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: We’re back from Maker Faire Single-sided, through-hole USB IR Toy v2 Saleae...

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MMA7455L free PCB build

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

tagno25 built a free MMA7455L breakout board. Nice work soldering that beast of a 14-LGA chip. If you build a free PCB we’ll send you another one! Blog about it, post a picture on Flicker, whatever – we’ll send you a coupon code for the free PCB drawer.

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Accelerometer controlled OLED 3D cube

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Markus used an MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer to detect the direction of the gravity in this cool demo: I am using the MMA7455L breakout board to control a 3D cube displayed on a (SPI-modified Seeedstudio) OLED display. My MMA7455L library is available in the forum. Get the MMA7455L breakout board for...

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MMA7455L breakout board back in stock

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Our cheap 3-axis accelerometer MMA7455L breakout board is back in stock at Seeed Studio. This version has an X/Y/Z axis indicator on the silkscreen. Get one for $15.

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Free PCB Sunday: MMA7455L breakout board

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

We go through a lot of prototype PCBs, and end up with lots of extras that we’ll never use. Every Sunday we give away a few PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. Our PCBs are made through Seeed Studio’s Fusion board service. This...

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DEMO: MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Here's a demo of the MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer in SPI mode using the Bus Pirate. We've got this sensor on a breakout board for $15. The MMA7455L has: 2/4/8g selectable measurement range 10bit or 8bit output force and pulse detection with interrupt I2C and SPI interface 3.3volts Get the MMA7455L...

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Free PCB Sunday: MMA7455L breakout board

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

We go through a lot of prototype PCBs, and end up with lots of extras that we’ll never use. Every Sunday we give away a few PCBs from one of our past or future projects, or a related prototype. Our PCBs are made through Seeed Studio’s Fusion board service. This...

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NEW PRODUCT: MMA7455L 3-axis accelerometer breakout board

Monday, December 13th, 2010

MMA7455L is an inexpensive 3-axis accelerometer with adjustable measurement range of 2/4/8g. It can communicate with microcontrollers through an SPI or I2C interface. This chip is only a few dollars in onesies, but it comes in a leadless LGA-14 package. It's a challenging chip to solder, so we though a...

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