Questions tagged [mpu6050]

The MPU6050 is a Motion and Position sensor device that operates on an I2C bus. Importantly it is a 3.3 Volt device that is popularly used to provide 6-axis information with other devices and not just the Raspberry Pi - so connection of modules incorporating it may need special attention/configuration to work on the RPi.

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GY-521 module / MPU-6050 3x Accelerometer not detected by i2cdetect

I got this GY-521 module (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/MPU-6050-3-Axis-gyroscope-acce-lerometer-module-3V-5V-compatible-For-Arduino/2035920870.html?spm=2114.13010608.0.0.pRpLS4) and no matter what ...
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I2C and camera issues

Is there any known issue by using I2C components and the RPi Camera at the same time? I am using: Raspberry Pi B+, running Raspbian (updated and upgraded to the latest versions) MPU6050 3 Axis ...
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Python I2C error with SMBus and GY-521 (MPU6050), bytes omitted resulting in crash

I am using an GY521 (MPU6050) to test the I2C interface. I am able to read data from it, but sometimes, randomly, the python interpreter would crash: IOError: [Errno 121] Remote I/O error. I have used ...
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How to read from MPU6050s FIFO buffer and light sensor simultaneously

I am facing the problem that I cannot read acceleration values of MPU6050s FIFO buffer and a signal from a light sensor at the same time properly. First of all my setup consists of a RasPi 2B where I ...
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MPU 6050 Accelorometer Gyroscope code is giving me an angle of 75 degrees when it's suppose to be 90 degrees

I used a bubble level and Angle apps to verify that my MPU 6050 is actually rotated 90 degrees. Even so, my code tells me that the MPU 6050 is rotated ~75 degrees when it is in fact rotated around 90 ...
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Wireless Gyro/Accelerometer Sensors for Raspberry Pi

Is there a way to have a wireless gyro/accelerometer sensor connected to Raspberry Pi? Have worked with single MPU-6050 in the past. Was wondering if there was a way to have a wireless sensor instead....
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MPU6050: Two sensors receiving same data

I am using the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to read in two MPU6050 sensors at the same time. I faced some initial problems in setting up everything but now I am able to read in data relatively fast. My ...