USB-Accelerometer 3-axis Self Recording Accelerometer X16-1D

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The X16-1D is a hardware update to the X16-1C. Priced at only $89, the X16-1D is a very economical data logger packed with exceptional features. The X16-1D implements a digital 3-axis 16g accelerometer with user selectable sample rates up to 400Hz. This simple device stores precisely timed acceleration data on a microSD flash card. Just plug it into a PC and the X16-1D mounts as a USB Mass Storage Device similar to a USB flash drive. Data is stored in plain text Comma Separated Values (.csv) files, ready to be imported into any spreadsheet, word processor, or end user application. The X16-1D options are set up easily using a simple text based configuration file. The X16-1D operates from a replaceable AA type alkaline battery (ANSI type 15A or IEC type LR6). Read more about our data logger product-line features.

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Please see the X16-1D user manual (.pdf) for a detailed description of features and operation instructions. The user manual includes an example data file and instructions for converting the data and time stamps.

Example Applications


A simple text file is used to configure the device gain, dead band, and size of each data file.

Data Format

Data is contained in easily readable plain text files. Meta data starts with a ";" and the comma delimited data (.csv) can be analyzed with a spreadsheet or text processor as shown here.