I just got 3 pcs. ADXRS453 gyros from Analog Devices ( Farnell price was 100US$ for one piece.)
I added also one ADXRS610 in the picture to compare the size of the gyros. As you can see it can be connected vertical for pitch/roll or horizontal for yaw.This is from data sheet:
±300°/sec angular rate sensing
This is my first blog here so just few words about me: I’m an electronic engineer, I'm from Romania and my hobby is obvious.
By more than one year now, I spent lot of time working with Atmel XMEGA family. My first autopilot with XMEGA 128A1 had external 16bit ADC (ADS8344) because at that time, internal 12bit ADC and DMA were still unclear to me. MPX pressure sensors for air speed and altitude, HMC5843 compass, ADXRS610 gyros and LIS344 accelerometer.…Continue