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ADXL345 in high G environment

Question asked by pvmellor on May 26, 2013
Latest reply on May 27, 2013 by neilzhao

I am looking to use the ADXL345 in a new design. Generally it will be sensing around +-8g, however there are regular spikes in acceleration up to +-50g for brief periods (30 ms blips every 4 seconds). I realise the ADXL345 will max out during these periods, but I would like to know

  1. will this do the device any harm?
  2. will it affect the calibration of the device?

 

Thanks,

Paul

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