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The interface for a capacitive 2-axis micro-gyroscope is implemented in a 0.35-Â¿m HVCMOS technology with an active area of 2.5 mm2. Compared to a regular continuous-time interface with large on-chip RC time constants, the reduction of the chip area is made possible by the pseudo-continuous-time readout technique, of which a detailed analysis is presented in this paper. The technique allows a dc biasing voltage to be used for the detection and does not require any large RC time constants to be implemented. For the sensor that was implemented the x- and y axis noise floors are 0.015Â°/s/Â¿Hz and 0.041Â°/s/Â¿Hz . The supply current and voltage for the chip, including the charge pump and the drive and sense interfaces, are 1.8 mA and 2.5-3.6 V, respectively. The supply current of a single sense readout channel is approximately 0.4 mA.