Turtle Rover – Compass sensor

As part of the Turtle Rover position system the HMC6343 compass sensor is integrated into the system.

Sparkfun HMC6343 board inside its housing.

Sparkfun HMC6343 board inside its housing.

Compass housing cover.

Compass housing cover.

Shapeways messed with the shape this time.

Shapeways messed with the shape this time.

Compass sensor found its place on the Turtle Rover.

Compass sensor found its place on the Turtle Rover.

In this installation position the HMC6343 needs to be configured for X-axis up mode to sense and compensate tilt correct.