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Where can I get a direction sensor?

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Direction sensor?

Hi,

I wounder if you know there is a direction sensor? I need it in my project there need to know if an object is going up or down direction. None of my contacts know where I can get it. Thanks in advance!

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Honeywell has electronic compass and other magnetic sensors.


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do you mean gyroscop ?? analog devices has some of these sensors ..
 

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axis sensors usually calculate the acceleration and
can be used for direction calculation .
It is used on submarines when underwater navigation has to be done and GPS signal is not present .

GPS if I am not wrong does also provide direction information .
 

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Motorola and philips have acceleration sensors. I heard that they are restricted items and cannot be exported outside the USA. Maybe they can be used in guidance systems or something.
 

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because those could be used in weapon construction as well .
But I do not think that it is only produced in USA . Try to search google .
 

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