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The HMC6352 Compass – Module is fully integrated and combines 2-axis magneto-resistive sensors
with the required analog, digital, microprocessor and algorithms
required for heading computation.
The HMC6352 Compass Module provides a direct heading angle and
includes internal calibration algorithms within its firmware. Stray
magnetic field protection and temperature compensation are also
Small package size
Stray magnetic field protection
Internal calibration algorithm
Can run with 3.3V or 5V logic using i2c communication
Power requirements: 2.7 VDC to 5.2 VDC @ ~2 mA (@ 5V)
Communication: 2-Wire I2C Serial Interface (100 kbps max)
Dimensions: 0.46 x 0.59 x 0.54 in (11.7 x 14.9 x 13.65 mm)
Operating temp range: -4�F to +158�F (-20�C to +70�C)
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