MEMS digital output motion sensor: ultra low-power high performance 3-axes nano accelerometer

The LIS3DSH is an ultra-low-power high-performance three-axis linear accelerometer belonging to the “nano” family with an embedded state machine that can be programmed to implement autonomous applications.

The LIS3DSH has dynamically selectable full scales of ±2g/±4g/±6g/±8g/±16g and is capable of measuring accelerations with output data rates from 3.125 Hz to 1.6 kHz.

The self-test capability allows the user to check the functioning of the sensor in the final application.

The device can be configured to generate interrupt signals activated by user-defined motion patterns.

The LIS3DSH has an integrated first-in, first-out (FIFO) buffer allowing the user to store data in order to limit intervention by the host processor.

The LIS3DSH is available in a small thin plastic land grid array package (LGA) and is guaranteed to operate over an extended temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C.

Key Features

  • Wide supply voltage, 1.71 V to 3.6 V
  • Independent IOs supply (1.8 V) and supply voltage compatible
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • ±2g/±4g/±6g/±8g/±16g dynamically selectable full scale
  • I2 C/SPI digital output interface
  • 16-bit data output
  • Programmable embedded state machines
  • Embedded temperature sensor
  • Embedded self-test
  • Embedded FIFO
  • 10000 g high shock survivability
  • ECOPACK® , RoHS and “Green” compliant


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DS8721 DS8721: MEMS digital output motion sensor: ultra-low-power high-performance three-axis “nano” accelerometer 2.0 1 MB
Application Notes
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AN2328 AN2328: HID device coding example 1.1 54 KB
AN4156 AN4156: Hardware abstraction layer for Android 1.0 369 KB
AN3393 AN3393: LIS3DSH: 3-axis digital output accelerometer 4.0 2 MB
AN4508 AN4508: Parameters and calibration of a low-g 3-axis accelerometer 1.0 303 KB
AN4509 AN4509: Tilt measurement using a low-g 3-axis accelerometer 1.0 250 KB
Technical Notes & Articles
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TN0018 TN0018: Surface mounting guidelines for MEMS sensors in an LGA package 5.0 218 KB
Design Notes & Tips
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DT0053 DT0053: 6-point tumble sensor calibration 1.0 464 KB
DT0011 DT0011: Benefits in using FIFO buffer embedded in ST MEMS sensors 1.0 618 KB

Publications and Collaterals

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3-axis digital accelerometers for smarter, easier-to-use and energy-efficient portable devices 2.0 891 KB
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MEMS and Sensors, Smart solutions for IoT and enhanced user experience 1 MB
Peripheral semiconductors for set-top box applications 4.3 633 KB

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Sample & Buy

Part Number Package Packing Type Marketing Status Unit Price (US$) * Quantity ECCN (EU) ECCN (US) Country of Origin More info Order from ST Order from Distributors
LIS3DSHTR LLGA 16 3x3x1.0 Tape And Reel Active 0.832 1000 NEC EAR99 - MORE INFO Get Sample Add to cart DISTRIBUTOR AVAILABILITY

(*) Suggested Resale Price per unit (USD) for BUDGETARY USE ONLY. For quotes, prices in local currency, please contact your local ST Sales Office  or our Distributors

Quality & Reliability

Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
LIS3DSHTR ActiveLLGA 16 3x3x1.0IndustrialEcopack2 0 0

(**) The Material Declaration forms available on may be generic documents based on the most commonly used package within a package family. For this reason, they may not be 100% accurate for a specific device. Please contact our sales support for information on specific devices.