single-axis gyroscope

single-axis gyroscope

[′siŋ·gəl ¦ak·səs ′jī·rə‚skōp]
(engineering)
A gyroscope suspended in just one gimbal whose bearings form its output axis; an example is a rate gyroscope.
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The yaw-rate sensor used in ESC systems is a single-axis gyroscope also known as an angular-rate sensor or simply a rate sensor.
InvenSense's single-axis gyroscope used to automatically tighten or loosen screws by simply using motion as the user interface
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