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ADI ADXL335: Small, Low Power, 3-Axis ±3 g Accelerometer


What is it?
The ADXL335 is a small, thin, low power, complete 3-axis accelerometer with signal conditioned voltage outputs. The product measures acceleration with a minimum full-scale range of ±3 g. It can measure the static acceleration of gravity in tilt-sensing applications, as well as dynamic acceleration resulting from motion, shock, or vibration. The user selects the bandwidth of the accelerometer using the CX, CY, and CZ capacitors at the XOUT, YOUT, and ZOUT pins. Bandwidths can be selected to suit the application, with a range of 0.5 Hz to 1600 Hz for X and Y axes, and a range of 0.5 Hz to 550 Hz for the Z axis. The ADXL335 is available in a small, low profile, 4 mm × 4 mm × 1.45 mm, 16-lead, plastic lead frame chip scale package (LFCSP_LQ).

How is it used?
* Cost-sensitive, low power, motion- and tilt-sensing applications
* Mobile devices
* Gaming systems
* Disk drive protection
* Image stabilization
* Sports and health devices

What are the key features and customer benefits?
* 3-axis sensing
* Small, low-profile package
* 4 mm × 4 mm × 1.45 mm LFCSP
* Low power
* 180 µA at VS = 1.8 V (typical)
* Single-supply operation
* 1.8 V to 3.6 V
* 10,000 g shock survival
* Excellent temperature stability
* BW adjustment with a single capacitor per axis
* RoHS/WEEE lead-free compliant

Who are the potential customers?
Mobile Device Companies
Gaming Device Companies