“Once the correct libraries are installed and the chip has been calibrated to my region I have found this to be very precise. It took quite a large amount of googling to find the right way to achieve what I wanted this component to do. Yet I've achieved a tilt compensated compass heading with this. Excellent product.”
“The LSM303 is the perfect choice if you want to get an accelerometer working on a Raspberry Pi without any hassle. It is easy to wire up (connect SCL to Pi pin 3 [SCL1], SDA to Pi pin5 [SDA1], gnd to Pi pin6 [gnd] and 3v3 to Pi pin1 [3v3]. Simple!
Then download and install the Adafruit library and you'll be up and running in no time.”