Development v12

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All the resources present on this section belong to Waspmote v12, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v12 and Meshlium v3.8.

If you have a Waspmote v15, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v15 or Meshlium v4.0 please go to the new Development Section.

Check what is your version and what are the differences between the old and the new one in this document.

» Acc 01: Reading acceleration

This example shows how to get the acceleration on the different axis using the most basic functions related with Waspmote accelerometer.

Required Materials

1 x Waspmote
1 x MiniUSB wire

Notes

This example can be executed in Waspmote v12 and Waspmote v15

Code

/*
 *  ------ [ACC_1] Waspmote Accelerometer Reading acceleration --------
 *
 *  Explanation: This example shows how to get the acceleration on the
 *  different axis using the most basic functions related with Waspmote 
 *  accelerometer
 *
 *  Copyright (C) 2016 Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L. 
 *  http://www.libelium.com 
 *  
 *  This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify 
 *  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by 
 *  the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or 
 *  (at your option) any later version. 
 *  
 *  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, 
 *  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of 
 *  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the 
 *  GNU General Public License for more details. 
 *  
 *  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License 
 *  along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. 
 *  
 *  Version:           3.0
 *  Design:            David Gascón 
 *  Implementation:    Marcos Yarza
 */

 
uint8_t status;
int x_acc;
int y_acc;
int z_acc;


void setup()
{
  ACC.ON();
  USB.ON(); // starts using the serial port
  USB.println(F("ACC_01 example"));
}

void loop()
{

  //----------Check Register-----------------------
  // should always answer 0x32, it is used to check
  // the proper functionality of the accelerometer
  status = ACC.check();

  //----------X Value-----------------------
  x_acc = ACC.getX();

  //----------Y Value-----------------------
  y_acc = ACC.getY();

  //----------Z Value-----------------------
  z_acc = ACC.getZ();

  //-------------------------------

  USB.print(F("\n------------------------------\nCheck: 0x")); 
  USB.println(status, HEX);
  USB.println(F("\n \t0X\t0Y\t0Z")); 
  USB.print(F(" ACC\t")); 
  USB.print(x_acc, DEC);
  USB.print(F("\t")); 
  USB.print(y_acc, DEC);
  USB.print(F("\t")); 
  USB.println(z_acc, DEC);

  delay(1000);
  
}


Output

H#
ACC_01 example

------------------------------
Check: 0x32

0X 0Y 0Z
ACC -133 -32 988

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