To make it even easier to use our new 10-DOF IMU Breakout, we’ve updated the L3GD20 drivers to work with the Adafruit Unified Sensor API, meaning that all of the sensors on the 10-DOF breakout talk the same language and provide the same standard SI units and function calls. The new driver is available on Github as Adafruit_L3GD20_U, and the 10-DOF sample code and library has also been update to use this new library. If you want to continue using the original L3GD20 driver, it’s of course still available as well!
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