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Magnetic Sensor Extension

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April 1st, 2016: Version 1 of the Magnetic Sensor Extension released for App Inventor version ai2extensions7 and Companion version 236.cdk1.

Aug 11th, 2016: Version 1a: avoid DX execution failed error: build each extension separately

Description

Magnetic Sensor component.
Required permissions: none
Thank you Selorm for being the sponsor of this extension.

Properties


Returns whether sensor is available.


Returns whether sensor is enabled.


Specifies whether sensor is enabled.


Returns the X (northward) component of the magnetic field in nanoteslas. To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.


Returns the Y (eastward) component of the magnetic field in nanoteslas. To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.


Returns the Z (downward) component of the magnetic field in nanoteslas. To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.


Returns the absolute field strength using the formula SQRT(X*X+Y*Y+Z*Z). To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.

Events


Event indicating that a sensor change occurred.

Example App: Magnetic Sensor Test

Test

Tested successfully on Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1.

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Download TaifunMagnetic extension (aix file)
Download Magnetic Sensor Test (aia file)
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