[Tinkerphones] [Gta04-owner] Status GTA04A5

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Tue Aug 16 19:51:35 CEST 2016

> Am 16.08.2016 um 19:45 schrieb Xavi Drudis Ferran <xdrudis at tinet.cat>:
> El Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 03:26:51PM +0200, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller deia:
>> Hi,
>> here a brief status update:
>> * components have all arrived, except one
>> * the one is a new one which IMHO compensates for waiting some more days!
>> Thanks to generous support by Bosch Sensortec we got an option to buy the
>> BNO055 intelligent 9-axis Absolute Orientation Sensor, which includes sensors
>> and sensor fusion in a single package. It combines an accelerometer (position),
>> gyroscope (rotation speed) and compass (absolute position) and a microcontroller
>> in a single package. All data can be read through I2C.
> And is the software that microcontroller runs free ? 
> Is it replaceable ? 

not replaceable. It is fixed in the chip and described in the data sheet what it does.
It does not more than providing integrated coordinate data in registers
that the CPU an ask for over I2C. So it can't do anything unexpected.

> Does this increase the count of blobs ? 


> I only looked superficially and 
> I din't find any blobs for BMO055, but does anyone know if there are any ? 

there aren't any.

Hope this solves your concerns.


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