New MEMs 6DoF Inertial Sensor with Operating Temperature Range of -40 to +110 degree C

Press Release Summary:

  • SCHA600 sensor offers centimeter-level accuracy in regard to vehicle dynamics and position to ensure safe, robust and verified autonomous driving
  • Available in SOIC housing body size of 18.7 mm x 8.5 mm x 4.5 mm (L × W × H) with 32 pins
  • Delivers good performance for automotive applications in regard to bias stability and noise

Original Press Release:

6-DOF XYZ-Axis MEMs Sensor for Safety-critical Automotive Applications has Patented Self-test Function for Continuous Monitoring

Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata announces the development of a new single package MEMs 6DoF (Six Degrees of Freedom) inertial sensor for safety-critical automotive applications. The SCHA600 sensor delivers outstanding performance for ADAS and AD (automated driving) applications, offering centimeter-level accuracy in regard to vehicle dynamics and position, to ensure safe, robust and verified autonomous driving.

The SCHA600 is a single package 6DoF component qualified to the AEC-Q100 standard. It includes advanced self-diagnostic features and is also compliant to ASIL-D level – the highest Automotive Safety Integrity Level. With an Allan variance down to 0.9 °/h at room temperature and gyro RMS noise level below 0.007°/s, the sensor delivers best in class performance for automotive applications in regard to bias stability and noise. The orthogonality of the measurement axis is calibrated at Murata, saving systems integrators time and money on implementing this process step themselves.

The SCHA600 series features extensive failsafe functions and error bits for diagnostics including internal reference signal monitoring, checksum techniques for verifying communication, and signal saturation/over range detection. Its component-level dynamic cross-axis calibration enables better than 0.3° cross axis error over temperature.

The 3-axis accelerometer contains a unique diagnostic feature of a continuously operating self-test function to monitor the sensor during measurement. This patented self-test function verifies the proper operation of the entire signal chain from MEMS sensor movement to signal conditioning circuitry for every measurement cycle.

The component is supplied in a SOIC housing body size 18.7 mm x 8.5 mm x 4.5 mm (L × W × H) with 32 pins and has an operating temperature range of −40°C - +110°C . Samples are available now from Murata.

For Further Information and Reader Enquiries:
Dunya Kamil, Murata Electronics Europe B.V., Wegalaan 2, 2132 JC, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0) 23 56 98 456
Fax: +31 (0) 23 56 98 361
E-mail: dkamil@murata.com
Web: www.murata.com

Agency Contact:
Rachel Sandeman, Publitek Limited, 18 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LW, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 2038 136425
E-mail: rachel.sandeman@publitek.com
Web: www.publitek.com

About Murata

Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, timing devices, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company is known as a global ceramic capacitor manufacturer, it is also a world leader in Bluetooth® & WiFi™ Modules, board-mount DC-DC converters and is a key manufacturer of standard and custom AC-DC power supplies.

Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

For more information on Murata, please visit: www.murata.com

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