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How do Magnetometers work?

  1. Mar 21, 2017 #1
    Hey everyone!

    I'm participating in a sort of beginning class for building rockets and drones. As part of this, I'm to research information about a component of our sensors, specifically, a magnetometer. We're using the LSM9DS1 stick. I'm having a hard time finding any information about how magnetometers work beyond "Magnets and earth man!" and I was wondering if anyone had deeper insight?

    Thanks in advance!
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  3. Mar 21, 2017 #2


    Staff: Mentor

  4. Mar 21, 2017 #3


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