The sensor contains a MEMS accelerometer and a MEMS gyro in a single chip. It is very accurate, as it contains 16-bits analog to digital conversion hardware for each channel. Therefor it captures the x, y, and z channel at the same time. The sensor uses the I2C-bus to interface with the Arduino.
The sensor is not expensive, especially given the fact that it combines both an accelerometer and a gyro.
VCC: 5V (kan anvendes ved 3,3V men der kan forekomme problemer med for svage signaler på I2C bussen)