Technical Articles

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Kionix, Inc.


Kionix, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Semiconductors)
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This technical note is intended to provide information about Kionix's 3 x 3 mm LGA packages and guidelines for developing PCB land pattern layouts. These guidelines are general in nature and based on... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Although everyone would like them to be, sensors are not perfect. Understanding the accelerometer's errors is just as important as understanding how the accelerometer works in an application. Errors... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This technical note is intended to provide guidelines for the handling, mounting, and soldering of Kionix's accelerometers. Table of Contents Component Handling Physical Mounting Recommendations... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application note describes how to use a Kionix MEMS tri-axis accelerometer as a free-fall sensor for drop force modeling applications. Required theory, equations, and sample event signatures are... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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This application note will help developers quickly implement proof-of-concept designs using the KXTF9 tri-axis accelerometer.... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Today's world is about mobility. The expanded and growing availability of cell phones, PDA's and GPS has resulted in a massive integration of features into handheld devices. Growing in popularity, the... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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The worldwide growth rate for portable electronic products, which are more and more likely to contain a hard disk drive (HDD), is impressive. Earlier this year, the IT market research specialists at... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Frequently, customers ask how their microcontroller can interface with a Kionix tri-axis accelerometer. Sometimes they request custom development boards to be made with a particular microcontroller... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application report describes how to integrate the Kionix KXP94 or the KXR94 tri-axis accelerometer with the MSP430F149 to capture and utilize the motion sensing capabilities of the accelerometer.... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application note provides an example interface for a Kionix accelerometer with an example Bluetooth DIP Module. First, this application note talks about the hardware and software interface that... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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A document explaining common MEMS sensor terminology,... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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A Kionix tri-axis accelerometer with analog outputs provides three output voltages (Xout, Yout, Zout) which are proportional to the respective accelerations in those directions. However, with three... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This technical note is intended to provide general guidelines for characterizing noise performance of MEMS accelerometers.... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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The fact that accelerometers are sensitive to the gravitational force on the device allows them to be used to determine the attitude of the sensor with respect to the reference gravitational vector.... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application note describes how to use a Kionix tri-axis accelerometer to perform a screen rotation function and a device orientation function on a portable handheld electronic device. An... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Tilt/Inclination sensing is a common application for low-g accelerometers. This application note describes how to use Kionix MEMS low-g accelerometers to enable tilt sensing. Applicable theory, plots... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application note explains how to use the auxiliary input of the KXPB5 accelerometer to add an analog sensor input to any application that uses the KXPB5 in SPI mode (mode 00). This feature is... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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In many applications, customers would like to measure rotational motions (angular velocity, angular acceleration) in addition to linear motions. Most often, gyroscopes are added to their end product... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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Kionix tri-axis accelerometers feature a power shutdown capability. Even with their typically low current draw, there are still applications that may require even less power consumption. For these... (View Full Article)
(Vibration and Acceleration Sensing)
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This application note describes how to use a Kionix MEMS tri-axis accelerometer as part of a warranty protection system. The system will record free-fall events or high-g events which might void... (View Full Article)