BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

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lnsri22
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BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by lnsri22 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:19 pm

Hello Everyone!!

I have been trying to find out a 9DOF IMU to interface with the Pyboard(V1.1) that I have been playing around and planning to give a try on BMI160 IMU from Bosch. Has anyone given a try so far with this or any kind of 9DOF IMUs?

I am planning to use this library https://github.com/micropython-IMU/micropython-fusion by Peterhinch.


Thanks in advance!!
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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by marfis » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:57 pm

I used the 9DOF sensor on the SenseHat and managed to use it together with peters fusion library that you have linked.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1693

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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by lnsri22 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:37 pm

Thank you so much for getting back so quick!!

That was pretty interesting :P .

I have been looking to use the IMU part alone. I may even use the env sensor later.

Would you be able to suggest on any break-out boards to start off with ??
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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by marfis » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:57 am

Do you mean with the bosch sensor? No I cant give recommendations there.

The SenseHat though is great value for getting things to work quickly. It may be a bit big though.

I‘m not sure if the lsm9ds1 sensor from ST on the SenseHat is a bit outdated now since the board has been around for some time. You might check ST website for some eval kits on follow up models.

A breakout board for the ST sensor is still available https://www.st.com/content/st_com/en/pr ... 159v1.html

for around 15$

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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by lnsri22 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:30 am

Thanks for the reply there!!

Will give a try and let you know :D
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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by OutoftheBOTS_ » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:47 am

I mainly use the very popular MPU9250, it has both become very cheap and a recognized as 1 of the best performing IMUs

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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by lnsri22 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:04 am

Thanks OutoftheBOTS_ for the suggestion!!

Will take a look and get back :)
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Re: BMI160 9DOF IMU with pyboardV11

Post by themaire » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:11 pm

Hi. I am actually working with a couple of BMI160. At this moment, I am just understand the raw acceleration values, rest to code the calibration.

This is the first time I learn how work a IC from zero and I am served with this complexity.

Who write own BMI160 library? Thanks.

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