DTap giving bogus answers from BMA250

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rzad

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Sometimes when I double tap in the negative Z, I get positive Z.

Sometimes when I double tap in one axis I will get another axis.

If you try the sketch (attached)
8ms flash every 3 sec is a heartbeat
1.5 sec solid led means BMA250 says it is -Z double tap
1.5 sec rapidly flash led means +X, -X, +Z (actually +Z has .5 sec solid before the flashing)
3 slow flashes is -Y
2 slow flashes is +Y

Appreciate ideas of how get more consistent results


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I gave your code a test- one thing I noticed is that the interrupt should probably be infinitely latched then cleared after reading. I made this change and had it print the sign/axis results- definitely not getting consistent/correct axis output. I tried bumping up the threshold, which seems to have marginally improved it. Maybe you need to change the g range or enable the internal filtering and set it to use that?

Ben


 

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