Bosch Sensortec

BMX160B

Absolute orientation sensor combining accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer

The BMX160B is a very small low power, low noise absolute orientation sensor which has been designed for use in wearable devices. Typical use cases of the BMX160B include high-class applications such as virtual and augmented reality, advanced gesture recognition, immersive gaming, smart watches, wearable fitness trackers, smart remote controls, and quadcopters.

Technical data

Parameter Technical data
Parameter
Package dimension (mm³)
Technical data
2.5 x 3.0 x 0.95
Parameter
Temperature ranges
Technical data
-40 °C ...+85 °C
Parameter
Supply voltage (VDDI0)
Technical data
1.2 V … 3.6 V
1.71 V ... 3.6 V
Parameter
Supply voltage (VDD)
Technical data
1.71 V ... 3.6 V
Parameter
Typ. current consumption
- Gyro full operation
- Gyro + acc. + geomag.
- Geomag. @full operation
- Acc. @full operation
- Suspend mode
- Significant motion
- Step detector
Technical data

850 μA
1585 μA
660 μA
180 μA
5 μA
30 μA
30 μA
Parameter
Sensitivity
Technical data
(A):
± 2 g: 16384 LSB/g
± 4 g: 8192 LSB/g
± 8 g: 4096 LSB/g
± 16 g: 2048 LSB/g

(G):
± 125°/s: 262.4 LSB/°/s
± 250°/s: 131 LSB/°/s
± 500°/s: 65.6 LSB/°/s
±1000°/s: 32.8 LSB/°/s
± 2000°/s: 16.4 LSB/°/s
Parameter
Device Resolution
Technical data
(M): 0.3 μT
Parameter
TCS (typ.)
Technical data
(A): ±0.03 %/K
(M): ±0.01 %/K
(G): ±0.02 %/K
Parameter
Nonlinearity (typ.)
Technical data
(A): ±0.5 %FS
(G): ±0.1 FS
(M): ±1 %FSmax
Parameter
Offset (typ.)
Technical data
(A): ±40 mg
(G): ±3 °/s
(M): ±40 μT
Parameter
TCO (typ.)
Technical data
(A): ± 1.0mg/K
(G): ±0.05 /s/K
Parameter
Noise density (typ.)
Technical data
(A): 180 μg/ √Hz
(M): 0.3μT
(G): 0.008 °/s/ √Hz
Parameter
FIFO size
Technical data
1024 byte

Documents

Software

Woman and man lying on the floor and playing video games

Gaming & toys

Sensor-enabled gaming consoles and toys are common devices in many people's everyday lives. A multitude of games utilize motion detection enabled by sensors and software. Our sensing solutions enable a richer entertainment experience!

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Wearables & hearables

Smartwatches, wristbands, smart clothes and hearables: whether supporting your fitness through calorie counting or helping you orient yourself through navigation, our accurate and ultra-low power sensing solutions turn a regular wearable into your daily companion!

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