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Helper library for the Hillcrest Laboratories BNO08x IMUs


This driver depends on:

Please ensure all dependencies are available on the CircuitPython filesystem. This is easily achieved by downloading the Adafruit library and driver bundle.

Installing from PyPI

On supported GNU/Linux systems like the Raspberry Pi, you can install the driver locally from PyPI. To install for current user:

pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-bno08x

To install system-wide (this may be required in some cases):

sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-bno08x

To install in a virtual environment in your current project:

mkdir project-name && cd project-name
python3 -m venv .env
source .env/bin/activate
pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-bno08x

Usage Example

import board
import busio
from adafruit_bno08x.i2c import BNO08X_I2C
from adafruit_bno08x import BNO_REPORT_ACCELEROMETER

i2c = busio.I2C(board.SCL, board.SDA)
bno = BNO08X_I2C(i2c)

while True:
    accel_x, accel_y, accel_z = bno.acceleration  # pylint:disable=no-member
    print("X: %0.6f  Y: %0.6f Z: %0.6f  m/s^2" % (accel_x, accel_y, accel_z))


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