Triple Axis Magnetometer HMC5883L + Arduino

One of the first articles we did was on the hmc6352 digital compass. Well this is his older brother (or younger but smarter). I really don’t know what to say about the HMC5883L other than it is a three axis magnetometer, so it is capable of sensing in 3 directions. That doesn’t mean that it is tilt compensated, because you really don’t know how it is orientated when the reading comes in. For that, you would ...

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Arduino: measuring the Earth’s magnetic field with the magnetometer HMC5883L using arduino

The HMC5883L magnetometer This component (a small chip) HMC5883L, produced by Honeywell, bases its operation on  AMR (Anisotropic Magnetoresistive) technology and allows you to be able to measure both the direction and the magnitude of the earth’s magnetic field. This magnetometer HMC5883L has within 3 magneto-resistive sensors arranged on three perpendicular axes (the Cartesian axes x, y and z). Here you c ...

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