Parallax

Parallax Altimeter Module MS5607

SKU: 32PX29124

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  • Regular price $28.99


The Altimeter Module is a high resolution (20 cm) electronic altimeter sensor. It will give extremely accurate altitude, pressure, and temperature readings.

The module includes a high-linearity barometric pressure sensor and a high-resolution temperature output, allowing implementation of an altimeter/thermometer without any additional sensors. Different operation modes allow the user to optimize for conversion speed or current consumption. The module is designed for use with a large variety of microcontrollers with different voltage requirements. This module is well-suited for high-altitude ballooning and has been used with great success in that role.

Features:
  • 24-bit pressure and temperature values
  • Wide pressure range
  • Successfully tested at 120,000 feet
Application Ideas:
  • Mobile altimeter / barometer systems
  • Rate of Climb and Descent Indicator (RCDI)
  • High altitude balloons
  • Height sensing
  • Navigation
  • Weather station
  • Altitude hold for UAVs
  • IMU builds
Details:
  • Pressure range of 10 –1200 mbar
  • Thermometer of -40 to +85 °C with <.01 °C resolution
  • Power Requirements: 3.3 to 6.5 VDC
  • Current Consumption: ~1.74 mA @ 3.3 VDC
  • Communication Interface: I2C (up to 400 kHz) or SPI (20 MHz)
  • Dimensions: 0.85 X 0.80 in (2.16 X 2.03 cm)
  • Operating temperature: -40 to +185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)
  • PCB assembled, tested, and completed in Rocklin, California