ICM-42688-P: 6-axis MEMS MotionTracking device

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The ICM-42688-P is a 6-axis MEMS MotionTracking device that combines a 3-axis gyroscope and a 3-axis accelerometer. It has a configurable host interface that supports I3C℠, I²C and SPI serial communication, features a 2 kB FIFO and 2 programmable interrupts with ultra-low-power wake-on-motion support to minimize system power consumption.

ICM-42688-P supports highly accurate external clock input, that helps to reduce system level sensitivity error, improve orientation measurement from gyroscope data, reduce ODR sensitivity to temperature and device to device variation.

The device includes industry first 20-bits data format support in FIFO for high-data resolution. This FIFO format encapsulates 19-bits of gyroscope data and 18-bits of accelerometer data.

Other industry-leading features include InvenSense on-chip APEX Motion Processing engine for gesture recognition, activity classification, and pedometer, along with programmable digital filters, and an embedded temperature sensor.

The device supports a VDD operating range of 1.71V to 3.6V, and a separate digital IO supply, VDDIO from 1.71V to 3.6V.


• Gyroscope Noise: 2.8 mdps/Hz &
Accelerometer Noise: 70 µg/Hz
o Low-Noise mode 6-axis current
consumption of 0.88 mA
• User selectable Gyro Full-scale range (dps):
± 15.6/31.2/62.5/125/250/500/1000/2000
• User selectable Accelerometer Full-scale
range (g): ± 2/4/8/16
• User-programmable digital filters for gyro,
accel, and temp sensor
• APEX Motion Functions:
o Pedometer, Tilt Detection, Tap Detection
o Wake on Motion, Raise to Wake/Sleep,
Significant Motion Detection
• Host interface: 12.5 MHz I3CSM, 1 MHz I2C,
24 MHz SPI


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Farees Ahmed

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