MPU-9250 Nine-Axis Gyro + Accelerometer + Compass MEMS MotionTracking™ Device

The MPU-9250 is the company’s second generation 9-axis Motion Processing Unit™ for smartphones, tablets, wearable sensors, and other consumer markets. The MPU-9250, delivered in a 3x3x1mm QFN package, is the world’s smallest 9-axis MotionTracking device and incorporates the latest InvenSense design innovations, enabling dramatically reduced chip size and power consumption, while at the same time improving performance and cost.


  • Gyroscope Features
    The triple-axis MEMS gyroscope in the MPU-9250 includes a wide range of features:

    • Digital-output X-, Y-, and Z-Axis angular rate sensors (gyroscopes) with a user-programmable full-scale range of ±250, ±500, ±1000, and ±2000°/sec and integrated 16-bit ADCs
    • Digitally-programmable low-pass filter
    • Gyroscope operating current: 3.2mA
    • Sleep mode current: 8μA
    • Factory calibrated sensitivity scale factor
    • Self-test

    Magnetometer Features
    The triple-axis MEMS magnetometer in MPU-9250 includes a wide range of features:

    • 3-axis silicon monolithic Hall-effect magnetic sensor with magnetic concentrator
    • Wide dynamic measurement range and high resolution with lower current consumption.
    • Output data resolution of 14 bit (0.6μT/LSB) or 16 bit (15μT/LSB)
    • Full scale measurement range is ±4800μT
    • Magnetometer normal operating current: 280μA at 8Hz repetition rate
    • Self-test function with internal magnetic source to confirm magnetic sensor operation on end products

    Accelerometer Features
    The triple-axis MEMS accelerometer in MPU-9250 includes a wide range of features:

    • Digital-output triple-axis accelerometer with a programmable full scale range of ±2g, ±4g, ±8and ±16and integrated 16-bit ADCs
    • Accelerometer normal operating current: 450μA
    • Low power accelerometer mode current: 8.4μA at 0.98Hz, 19.8μA at 31.25Hz
    • Sleep mode current: 8μA
    • User-programmable interrupts
    • Wake-on-motion interrupt for low power operation of applications processor
    • Self-test

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