HMC5883L Module

Since Origin / Contributor Maintainer Source
2016-04-09 Jason Schmidlapp Jason Schmidlapp hmc5883l.c

This module provides access to the HMC5883L three axis digital compass.

hmc5883l.read()

Samples the sensor and returns X,Y and Z data.

Syntax

hmc5883l.read()

Returns

x,y,z measurements (integers) temperature multiplied with 10 (integer)

Example

local sda, scl = 1, 2
i2c.setup(0, sda, scl, i2c.SLOW) -- call i2c.setup() only once
hmc5883l.setup()
local x,y,z = hmc5883l.read()
print(string.format("x = %d, y = %d, z = %d", x, y, z))

hmc5883l.init()

Initializes the module and sets the pin configuration.

Attention

This function is deprecated and will be removed in upcoming releases. Use hmc5883l.setup() instead.

Syntax

hmc5883l.init(sda, scl)

Parameters

  • sda data pin
  • scl clock pin

Returns

nil

hmc5883l.setup()

Initializes the module.

Syntax

hmc5883l.setup()

Parameters

None

Returns

nil