Posted On July 21, 2017 By In Ewave, Sensors and Wireless, TDK InvenSense And 620 Views

TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts

TDK InvenSense
TDK Invensense NR/ND Replacement Parts

Over the past year TDK InvenSense has introduced a number of new motion sensors. This has changed the status from Active to NR/ND (Not recommended for new designs) for a lot of their parts. This does not mean that the products are EOL (End of Life). However, it is safe to say that any user of the older parts should start to consider moving to the newer parts.

MPU-6000 or the MPU-6050 6-Axis Motion Sensors

ICM-20689If you are using the MPU-6000 or the MPU-6050 motion sensors, the move to the newer sensor is easy, as the replacement device, the ICM-20689 is pin-to-pin compatible as long as the user is not using the Auxiliary I2C bus. There is no Auxiliary I2C bus on the ICM-20689. Other than that, the
can be installed in place of the MPU-6000 or the MPU-6050.

Please Note: The MPU-6000 and MPU-6050 cannot be swapped out for the

MPU-9250 9-Axis Motion Sensors

ICM-20948Like the MPU-60×0 6-Axis devices the MPU-9250 status is also NR/ND. However, the new 9-Axis low power device, the ICM-20948 can actually be dropped into the same socket as the MPU-9250. Since pin 1 of ICM-20948 is not connected internally, a user can apply voltage to this pin, and it will note effect anything. So in a technical sense, 20948 is pin-2-pin compatible with MPU-9250, meaning it can be swapped in place of the MPU-9250.

Final Note: The software will not be compatible for these product swaps. The code developed for MPU-9250 will not work for the ICM-20948. The ICM-20689 software will not work for the MPU-6500. The register maps are different.
About TDK InvenSense

InvenSense, Inc: Now a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK Corporation. InvenSense is part of the Sensor System Business Company within TDK and is the industry leader in MEMS Motion, Audio, and Pressure Solutions for the consumer, industrial, automotive, and IoT market segments. With a very robust portfolio of MEMS 3/6/7/9 axis motion sensors, accompanied by the highest performing MEMS audio microphones, TDK continues to push the boundaries of performance and quality; setting new standards of innovation across multiple industries. Component Distributors Inc. is an authorized distributor for TDK InvenSense.

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