Adafruit BNO055 IMU - I2C Clock Stretching?

KurtKurt New Member Posts: 146 ✭✭
I am looking forward to receiving my UP board, which hopefully will ship very soon :D

It was also great to hear that you will be supporting Ubuntu 14.04 which supports ROS Indigo.

I am playing around with a secondary board, which will probably have an Adafruit BNO055 IMU on it. Adafruit has demo code for the BNO055 for the RPI as well as the BBBk (https://learn.adafruit.com/bno055-absolute-orientation-sensor-with-raspberry-pi-and-beaglebone-black)

The RPI can not reliably talk to the IMU using I2C as it's I2C does not support clock stretching. SPI does work on the BBBk and so far it looks like it does as well on Odroid C1.

So wondering if the I2C on the UP board handles I2C Clock stretching. Or should I choose to use a UART instead.

Currently I Odroid/RPI I use the UART that is part of the expansion connector to talk to a Teensy 3.2 at 2MBS. Secondary question will be how fast can I drive the UART on UP?

Thanks,
Kurt

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