I want to access the 8g range of the accelerometer.
I can't seem to measure more than 2g with the accelerometer.
What is the maximum range that the accelerometer can measure?
The default measurement range of the accelerometer is +/-2g in all 3 axes.
The micro:bit accelerometer hardware (the MMA8653FC) has configurable ranges, and can stretch as far as 8g, as detailed here in the product data sheet:
The underlying runtime code (the DAL) written in C++ by Lancaster Uni, allows this to be chosen at runtime using this method call:
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