Bosch Sensortec BMI160 FAQs

This post covers 2 frequently asked questions about the Bosch Sensortec BMI160 part:

In the BMI160, how much is the delay required in delay function?

If you want to know the delay after each read/write operation, please follow the rules(from datasheet) below after the write operation:

After a read operation, at least 2 us delay is required in any mode (suspend mode, normal mode or low power mode).

What are the specific dimensions of the BMI160?

Shuttle board schematics (incl. external dimensions) should be avaible from the respective sensor’s product page under the “Downloads” tab, alternatively from the generic Downloads page under “Shuttle board flyers”.

Sensor package and pin layout should be available in the “Outline dimensions” chapter of the respective datasheet.

All information was provided by Bosch Sensortec’s Forum.