First MEMS Accelerometer with Min/Max Offset Sensitivity to Temperature Enables Predictable and Quantifiable Performance

NORWOOD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 4, 2012Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, introduced today the industry’s first MEMS accelerometer with Min/Max offset sensitivity over the full temperature range. The ADXL350 3-axis MEMS accelerometer has maximum offset temperature sensitivity of ±0.31 mg/°C on the X/Y axes and ±0.49 mg/°C on the Z axis, guaranteeing predictable and quantifiable performance across the full temperature range of −40°C to +85°C. MEMS accelerometers on the market today specify only typical offset sensitivity to temperature, requiring calibration over temperature to maintain accurate sensor readings. The ADXL350 Min/Max offset sensitivity to temperature specifications guarantee known, quantifiable offset sensor measurements even in applications that are subjected to a wide temperature range. Additionally, the ADXL350 offers low noise density enabling designers to obtain valid measurements from applications with a low noise floor.

The ADXL350 offers on-board analog to digital conversion with 13-bit resolution, as low as 2 mg/LSB, and is configurable to ±1g/2g/4g/8g range settings. The ADXL350 is available in a small footprint 3-mm x 4-mm x 1.2-mm, 16-lead, plastic-cavity laminate package. The ADXL350 is well suited for high-performance applications in industrial and defense industries such as gas/water meters, environmental monitors and military communications radios.

ADXL350 MEMS Accelerometer Key Features and Benefits:

  • Min/Max offset sensitivity to temperature of ±0.31 mg/°C X/Y axes and ±0.49 mg/°C Z axis guarantees predictable and quantifiable performance across full temperature range
  • 2 mg/LSB resolution with a 13-bit on-chip A/D converter enables measurement of inclination changes less than 1.0°
  • Low power modes enable intelligent motion-based power management with threshold sensing and active acceleration measurement at extremely low power dissipation

Pricing and Availability

Product     Availability    

Operating
Temperature
Range

   

Price Each
Per 1,000

    Packaging

ADXL350

    Now     -40° C to +85° C     $4.57    

3-mm x 4-mm x 1.2-mm

16-lead plastic cavity
laminate package


1 | 2  Next Page »



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Rand3D

Featured Video
Jobs
Mechanical Design Engineer 3 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer for Medtronic at mounds view, MN
Urban Designer - Urban Design/Planning for SERA Architects, Inc at Portland, OR
Geospatial Systems Administrator for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at arnold, MO
Senior Mechanical Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Upcoming Events
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise