Chip-Scale Digital Compass

Chip-Scale Digital Compass

Honeywell Magnetic Sensors division has launched the HMC6343 Digital Compass Solution, a miniature, tilt compensated, chip-scale electronic compass designed to deliver performance advantages for commercial and industrial applications. According to Honeywell, the HMC6343 provides a new level of chip-scale integration and the ease-of-use required by circuit designers for drop-in circuit board solutions. The sensors, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), and a microprocessor are fully integrated and housed in a miniature package.

Honeywell Magnetic Sensors division has launched the HMC6343 Digital Compass Solution, a miniature, tilt compensated, chip-scale electronic compass designed to deliver performance advantages for commercial and industrial applications. According to Honeywell, the HMC6343 provides a new level of chip-scale integration and the ease-of-use required by circuit designers for drop-in circuit board solutions. The sensors, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), and a microprocessor are fully integrated and housed in a miniature package. With a better than three degrees heading accuracy, the HMC6343 compass solution is currently available in a ready-to-use, 9x9x1.9 mm LCC package. Honeywell Magnetic Sensors, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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