Get single compass value
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Get single compass value

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Get a single reading from the device compass. By default, updates sensorVars.compass.latestValue and sensorVars.compass.values.

Input arguments

Label Key Type Required? Default Description
Update sensor variables updateSensorVars Boolean Yes true If true, the new value will also be stored into sensorVars.compass.latestValue and sensorVars.compass.values.

Output arguments

Number of outputs: 2

Label Key Type Description
Compass value value Object Value of the device compass when the flow function was called.
  • Compass heading
value.heading Number The direction in which the device is facing, given as degrees from true north. 0 degrees represents true north, and the direction is determined clockwise (which means that east is 90 degrees and west is 270 degrees).
  • timestamp
value.timestamp String ISO 8601 timestamp of when the value was read.


No events.


Label Code Description
Unknown error unknown Thrown when calling the native API resulted in an unknown error.

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