9-Axis IMU LESSON 8: Using Gyros for Measuring Rotational Velocity and Angle

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1y Oct 3, 2019

In this lesson we show how we can approximate the pitch and roll of our sensor using the data coming from the gyros. Unlike the accelerometers, the gyros are not as susceptible to noise problems. The issue is, however, that the gyros are susceptible to long term drift.

Adafruit BNO055 IMU Sensor:


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