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The LORD Sensing 3DM-GX5 family of high-performance, industrial-gradeinertial sensors provides a wide range of triaxial inertial measurements and computed attitude and navigation solutions.

In all models, the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) includes direct measurement of acceleration and angular rate, and are fully temperature-compensated and calibrated over the operating temperature. The use of Micro- Electro- Mechanical System (MEMS) technology allows for highly accurate, small, lightweight devices.

The  LORD Sensing  MIP Monitor software can be used for device configuration, live data monitoring, and recording. Alternatively,  the MIP Data Communications Protocol is available for development of custom interfaces and easy OEM integration.

Product Highlights

  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities
  • Smallest, lightest, highest performance IMU in its class
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The LORD Sensing-MicroStrain 3DM-CV5 family of lower cost miniature industrial-grade board-level inertial sensors provides a wide range of triaxial inertial measurements and computed attitude and navigation solutions.

In all models, the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) includes direct measurement of acceleration and angular rate. In models that include computed outputs, sensor measurements are for each miniature vertical reference unit and are processed through an auto-adaptive estimation filter algorithm to produce high accuracy computed outputs under dynamic conditions. Compensation options include automatic compensation for magnetic anomalies, gyro and accelerometer noise, and noise effects.

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The LORD Sensing 3DM-CV5 family of lower cost miniature industrial-grade board-level inertial sensors provides a wide range of triaxial inertial measurements and computed attitude and navigation solutions.

The  LORD Sensing  MIP Monitor software can be used for device configuration, live data monitoring, and recording. Alternatively,  the MIP Data Communications Protocol is available for development of custom interfaces and easy OEM integration.

The LORD Sensing-MicroStrain miniature inertial measurement units each include MIP monitor software that can be used for device configuration, live data monitoring, and recording. Alternatively, the MIP data communications protocol is available for development of custom interfaces and easy OEM integration.

Product Highlights

  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, and temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities for each low cost inertial measurement
  • Smallest, lightest, highest performance IMU in its class

 

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The 3DM-GX3® -15-OEM is a lower cost, miniature, industrial-grade inertial measurement unit (IMU) and vertical reference unit (VRU) in an OEM form factor.

Product Highlights

  • High performance integrated MEMS sensor technology provide direct and computed IMU and VRU outputs in a small package.
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, and temperature sensors achieve the best combination of measurement qualities.
  • On-board processor runs a sophisticated Complimentary Filter (CF) fusion algorithm for precise inclination estimates and inertial measurements
  • Sampling rates up to 30 KHz and data output up to 1 KHz
  • Small size, lightweight packaging, and header connector interface ideal for OEM integration

 

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The 3DM-DH®​3 is a downhole orientation sensor and datalogger. It incorporates acceleration sensors, magnetic field sensors, and temperature sensors, together with an on-board microprocessor, embedded software algorithm, non-volatile memory for configuration, flash datalogging memory, and serial communication interface. Its form-factor, rated temperature range and power supply requirements are optimized for downhole applications. The 3DM-DH3 provides accurate drill path measurements including Inclination, Azimuth, GTF, MTF, Dip Angle, sensor temperatures, G-TOT and H-TOT.

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The 3DM-GX3® -35 is a miniature industrial-grade all-in-one navigation solution with integrated GPS and magnetometers, high noise immunity, and exceptional performance.

Product Highlights

  • High performance integrated GPS receiver and MEMS sensor technology provide direct and computed PVA outputs in a small package.
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, temperature sensors, and a pressure altimeter achieve the best combination of measurement qualities.
  • Dual on-board processors run a sophisticated Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for excellent position, velocity, and attitude estimates.
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The V-Link® -LXRS® is a versatile seven channel analog wireless sensor node with high sample rates and datalogging capability.

Product Highlights

  • Four differential and three single-ended analog input channels and an internal temperature sensor
  • Ideal for remote and long term measurement of many Wheatstone bridge and analog-type sensors including: strain, force, torque, pressure, acceleration, vibration, magnetic field, displacement and geophones
  • Supports continuous, burst, and event-triggered sampling and datalogging to internal memory
  • l User-programmable sample rates up to 10 KHz
  • l IP65/66 environmental enclosures available
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The 3DM-GX4-15™  is a miniature industrial-grade inertial measurement unit (IMU) and vertical reference unit (VRU) with high noise immunity, and exceptional performance.

Product Highlights

  • High performance integrated MEMS sensor technology provide direct and computed IMU and VRU outputs in a small package.
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensors, and a pressure altimeter achieve the best combination of measurement qualities.
  • Dual on-board processors run a sophisticated Adaptive Kalman Filter (AKF) for excellent static and dynamic inclination estimates and inertial measurements.
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MicroStrain’s SensorCloud™ is a unique sensor data storage, visualization and remote management platform that leverages powerful cloud computing technologies to provide excellent data scalability, rapid visualization, and user programmable analysis.  Originally designed to support long-term deployments of MicroStrain wireless sensors, SensorCloud now supports any web-connected third party device, sensor, or sensor network through a simple OpenData API.   

  • Core SensorCloud features include: Virtually unlimited data storage with triple-redundant reliability, ideal for collecting and preserving long-term sensor data streams
  • Time series visualization & graphing tool with exceptionally fast response, allows viewers to navigate through massive amounts of data, and quickly zero in on points of interest
  • MathEngine® feature allows users to quickly develop and deploy data processing and analysis apps that live alongside their data in the cloud
  • Flexible SMS and email alert scripting features helps users to create meaningful and actionable alerts.

To sign up for a free account, click here.

Overview

SensorCloud is useful for a variety of applications, particularly where data from large sensor networks needs to be collected, viewed, and monitored remotely.  Structural health monitoring and condition based monitoring of high value assets are applications where commonly available data tools often come up short in terms of accessibility, data scalability, programmability, or performance.    MicroStrain’s SensorCloud was born out of a need for a better tool for these types of applications but the core features and benefits can add value to a much broader range of applications.

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The SG-Link® -RGD -LXRS® ia a versatile, ruggedized four-channel analog sensor node with integrated triaxial accelerometer.

Product Highlights

  • Four analog input channels, integrated three-axis accelerometer, and an internal temperature sensor
  • Integrated strain sensor signal conditioning, embedded processing, and environmentally hardened form factor ideal for permanently mounting over strain gauges
  • Supports conventional bonded foil, piezoelectric-resistive, Wheatstone bridge, and modular Columbia Research
  • Labs-type strain gauges
  • Integrated triaxial accelerometer with MEMS technology and +/- 16 g range
  • User-programmable sample rates up to 4096 Hz
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  • List Price: $1,095.00
    List Price: $495.00
    List Price: $445.00
    List Price: $2,495.00

Best in Class Performance

  • Fully calibrated, temperature-compensated, and mathematically-aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs
  • High-performance, low-drift gyros with noise density of 0.005°/sec/√Hz and VRE of 0.001°/s/g2RMS
  • Accelerometer noise as low as 25 ug/√Hz

Ease of Use

  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwards-compatible communication protocol
  • Robust, forward compatible MIP packet protocol

Cost Effective

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time
  • Volume discounts

Features for Our Lower Cost Vertical Reference Units

Expect a Best in Class Performance with Each Miniature Vertical Reference Unit

  • Fully calibrated, temperature-compensated, and mathematically-aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs
  • High-performance, low-cost solution
  • Precision mounting alignment features
  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling
  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application

Ease of Use for These 3DM® -CV5-15 Units

  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwards-compatible communication protocol
  • Robust, forward compatible MIP packet protocol
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5

Cost Effectiveness

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time
  • Volume discounts

Features of Our Lower Cost Inertial Measurement Units

Provides a Best in Class Performance

  • High-performance, low-cost solution
  • Direct PCB mount or chassis mount with ribbon cable
  • Precision mounting alignment features
  • Fully calibrated, temperature-compensated, and mathematically-aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs

 

Ease of Use for Each 3DM-CV5-10 Miniature Inertial Unit

  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwards-compatible communication protocol
  • Robust, forward compatible MIP packet protocol
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5

 

A Cost Effective Solution for Your Company

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time
  • Volume discounts available for these low cost inertial measurement units

Best in Class Performance

  • Fully calibrated, temperature compensated, and mathematically aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs
  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application.

Ease of Use

  • Easy integration via comprehensive SDK
  • Common protocol with the 3DM-GX4® and 3DM-RQ1™ sensor families for easy migration

Cost Effective

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time.
  • Volume discounts

Best in Class

  •     Precise downhole orientation
  •     High-speed sample rate & flexible data outputs
  •     Extended use, low-power data logging

Easiest to Use

  •     Rapid deployment in the drill string
  •     Outputs drill path measurements

Cost Effective

  •     Reduced cost and rapid time to market for customer’s applications
  •     Aggressive volume discount schedule

Best in Class Performance

  • Fully calibrated, temperature compensated, and mathematically aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs
  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise, magnetic, and gravitational field modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application.
  • High performance, low drift gyros with noise density of 0.005°/sec/√Hz and VRE of 0.001°/s/g

2RMS

  • Smallest and lightest industrial GPS/INS available

Ease of Use

  • User-defined sensor-to-vehicle frame transformation
  • Easy integration via comprehensive SDK
  • Common protocol with the 3DM-GX3® and 3DM-RQ1-45™ sensor families for easy migration

Cost Effective

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time.
  • Volume discounts

Wireless Simplicity, Hardwired Reliability

High Performance

  • Node-to-node synchronization up to ±32 microseconds
  • High resolution data with 16-bit A/D converter
  • Scalable, long range wireless sensor networks up to 2 km
  • Lossless data throughput under most operating conditions

Ease of Use

  • Rapid deployment with wireless framework
  • Event driven triggers for efficient monitoring
  • Remotely configure nodes, acquire and view sensor data with Node Commander®.
  • Optional web-based SensorCloud™ interface optimizes data storage, viewing, and analysis.
  • Easy integration via comprehensive SDK

Cost Effective

  • Reduction of costs associated with wiring
  • Low-cost per channel with 7 input channels per node

Best in Class Performance

  • Fully calibrated, temperature compensated, and mathematically aligned to an orthogonal coordinate system for highly accurate outputs
  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise, magnetic, and gravitational field modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application.
  • High performance, low drift gyros with noise density of 0.005°/sec/√Hz and VRE of 0.001°/s/g2RMS
  • Smallest and lightest industrial AHRS available

Ease of Use

  • User-defined sensor-to-vehicle frame transformation
  • Easy integration via comprehensive SDK
  • Common protocol with the 3DM-GX3® and 3DM-RQ1- 45™ sensor families for easy migration

Cost Effective

  • Out-of-the box solution reduces development time.
  • Volume discounts

Key features of SensorCloud include:

  • OpenData API: Allows users to securely upload sensor data from any web-connected source or platform, and download selected or entire sets of data
  • FastGraph: Time series visualization & graphing tool with exceptionally fast response allows viewers to navigate through massive amounts of data, and quickly zero in on points of interest
  • Custom Alerts: Flexible SMS and email alert scripting features helps users to create meaningful and actionable alerts
  • LiveConnect: Allows remote configuration, viewing, and record high speed data streams from any wireless sensor cluster on your Ethernet network in real-time
  • MathEngine: Enables users to quickly develop and deploy data processing and analysis apps that live alongside their data in the cloud

 

Wireless Simplicity, Hardwired Reliability

High Performance

  • Node-to-node synchronization up to ±32 microseconds
  • High resolution data with 16-bit A/D converter
  • Scalable, long range wireless sensor networks up to 2 km

Ease of Use

  • Flex bonding cable and node form factor allow quick installation over existing strain gauges
  • Low profile, environmentally sealed enclosure
  • On-board shunt calibration

Cost Effective

  • Reduction of costs associated with wiring
  • Out-of-the box wireless sensing solution reduces development and deployment time.

 

General

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, and temperature sensors

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, delta theta, delta velocity

 

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Measurement range


±8 g (standard)
±2 g, ±4 g, ±20 g, ±40 g (optional)

300°/sec (standard)

±75, ±150, ±900°

/sec (optional)

Non-linearity

±0.02% fs

±0.02% fs

Resolution

0.02 mg (+/- 8 g)

0.003°/sec (300 dps)

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

8°/hr

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.04°/sec

Scale factor stability

±0.03%

±0.05%

Noise density

25 µg/√Hz (2 g)

0.005°/sec/√Hz (300°/sec)

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

225 Hz (max)

250 Hz (max)

Offset error over
temperature

0.06% (typ)

0.04% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.03% (typ)

0.03% (typ)

Scale factor non-linearity
(@ 25° C)

0.02% (typ)

0.06% (max)

 

0.02% (typ)

0.06% (max)

Vibration induced noise

--

0.072°/s RMS/g RMS

Vibration rectification error (VRE)

0.03%

0.001°/s/g2 RMS

IMU filtering

Digital sigma-delta wide band anti-aliasing filter to digital averaging filter (user adjustable) scaled into physical units.

Sampling rate

1 kHz

4 kHz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

 

Specifications for the Inertial Measurement Unit Model 3DM-CV5-15

General

 

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, temperature sensors, and pressure altimeter

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, ambient pressure, delta theta, delta velocity

 

Computed outputs:
Extended Kalman Filter (EKF):filter status, attitude estimates (Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix), bias compensated angular rate, pressure altitude, gravity-free linear acceleration, attitude uncertainties, gyroscope and accelerometer bias, scale factors and uncertainties, gravity models, and more.

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Measurement range


±8 g (standard)
±2 g, ±4 g (optional)

±500°/sec (standard)

±250°, ±1000°/sec (optional)

Non-linearity

±0.04% fs

0.06% fs

Resolution

0.05 mg (+/- 8 g)

<0.003°/sec

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

8°/hr

Initial bias error

±0.004 g

0.1°/sec

Scale factor stability

±0.05%

±0.05%

Noise density

100 µg/√Hz

0.0075°/sec/√Hz (300°/sec)

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

500 Hz (max)

500 Hz (max)

Offset error over
temperature

0.2% (typ)

0.1% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.05% (typ)

0.06% (typ)

Scale factor non-linearity
(@ 25° C)

0.04% (typ)

0.2% (max)

0.04% (typ)

0.15% (max)

IMU filtering

Digital averaging filter (user adjustable) sampled at 2 kHz and scaled into physical units; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

2 kHz

2 kHz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Pressure Altimeter

Range

-1800 m to 10,000 m

Resolution

< 0.1 m

Noise density

0.01 hPa RMS

Sampling rate

25 Hz

Computed Outputs

Attitude accuracy

EKF outputs: ±0.5° RMS roll and pitch (typ)

CF outputs: ±0.8° RMS roll & pitch (typ)

Attitude heading range

360° about all axes

Attitude resolution

0.05°

Attitude repeatability

0.2° (typ)

Calculation update rate

500 Hz

Computed data output rate

EKF outputs: 1 Hz to 500 Hz
CF outputs: 1 Hz to 500 Hz

Operating Parameters

Communication

USB 2.0 (full speed) TTL serial (3.0 V dc, 9,600 bps to 921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+ 3.2 to 5.2 V dc

Power consumption

200 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g (calibration unaffected)
1000 g (bias may change), 5000 g (survivability)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 9.7 mm

Weight

8 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: Samtec FTSH Series

(FTSH-105-01-F-D-K)

Software

MIP Monitor, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 compatible

Compatibility

Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5

Software development kit (SDK)

MIP data communications protocol with sample code available (OS and platform independent)

Specifications for Each Miniature Inertial Measurement Unit

General

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, and temperature sensors

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, delta theta, delta velocity

 

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Measurement range


±8 g (standard)
±2 g, ±4 g (optional)

±500°/sec (standard)

±250°, ±1000°/sec (optional)

Non-linearity

±0.04% fs

0.06% fs

Resolution

0.05 mg (+/- 8 g)

0.003°/sec (500 dps)

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

8°/hr

Initial bias error

±0.004 g

0.1°/sec

Scale factor stability

±0.05%

±0.05%

Noise density

100 µg/√Hz

0.0075°/sec/√Hz (300°/sec)

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

500 Hz (max)

500 Hz (max)

Offset error over
temperature

0.2% (typ)

0.1% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.05% (typ)

0.06% (typ)

Scale factor non-linearity
(@ 25° C)

0.04% (typ)

0.2% (max)

0.04% (typ)

0.15% (max)

IMU filtering

Digital averaging filter (user adjustable) sampled at 2 kHz and scaled into physical units; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

2 kHz

2 kHz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Pressure Sensor

Range

260 to 1260 hPa

Resolution

0.01 hPa

Noise

0.01 hPa RMS

Sampling rate

25 Hz

Operating Parameters

Communication

TTL serial (3.0 V dc, 9,600 bps to 921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+ 3.2 to 5.2 V dc

Power consumption

350 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g (calibration unaffected)
1000 g (bias may change), 5000 g (survivability)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 9.7 mm

Weight

8 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: Samtec FTSH Series

(FTSH-105-01-F-D-K)

Software

MIP Monitor, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 compatible

Compatibility

Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5

Software development kit (SDK)

MIP data communications protocol with sample code available (OS and platform independent)

General

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, and temperature sensors

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, deltaTheta, deltaVelocity

Computed outputs: attitude estimates (Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix)

Resolution

16 bit SAR oversampled to 17 bits

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Measurement range

±5 g (standard)

±1.7, and ±50g. (option)

300°/sec (standard)

±50, ±600, ±1200°/sec (options)

Non-linearity

±0.1 % fs

±0.03 % fs

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

18°/hr

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.25°/sec

Scale factor stability

±0.05 %

±0.05 %

Noise density

80 µg/Hz

0.03°/sec/Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

225 Hz (max)

440 Hz (max)

IMU filtering

Digitally filtered (user adjustable) and scaled to physical inputs; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

30 kHz

30 kHz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Computed Outputs

Roll and pitch accuracy

±0.5° (static, typ), ±2.0° (dynamic, typ)

Roll and pitch range

360° about all axes

Roll and pitch resolution

< 0.01°

Roll and pitch repeatability

0.2° (typ)

Calculation update rate

1000 Hz

Computed data output rate

1 Hz to 500 Hz

Operating Parameters

Communication

USB 2.0, TTL serial UART (3.3 V dc, 9,600 bps to

921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+ 3.1 to + 5.5 V dc

Power consumption

80 mA at 5 V dc (USB)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +70 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 11.6 mm

Weight

11.6 grams

Regulatory compliance

ROHS

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: Samtec FTSH Series (FTSH-105-01-F-D-K)

Software

MIPMonitor, Windows XP/Vista/7/8 compatible

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility with 3DM-RQ1and 3DM- GX4® sensor families.

Software development kit (SDK)

MIPdata communications protocol with sample code available (OS and computing platform independent)

 

Orientation range

360˚ all axes (orientation angles); inclination, azimuth, GTF, MTF, Dip Angle, G-TOT, H-TOT

A/D resolution

24 bits accelerometer; 16 bits magnetometer

Angle resolution

0.02˚

Accuracy

± 0.2˚ inclination

± 0.5˚ azimuth

Angle measurement repeatability

0.1 °

Digital output rate/logging rate

up to 8 Hz

Output modes

acceleration and magnetic field vectors plus temperature; orientation angles plus temperature

Digital output

RS-422 serial (four-wire full-duplex) standard

Serial data rate

115200 baud

Datalogging capacity

up to 32,768 data records

Supply voltage

+6.0 VDC min, +10.0 VDC max

Supply current

50 mA typical when connected to host

16 mA typical when logging at 8Hz

500 μA typical when logging at 1/4 Hz

50 μA typical in deep sleep mode

Connectors

through hole PCB pads (solder-in)

2 mm pitch, 2 row 16 pin header

Operating Temperature

- 40 ˚C to 125 ˚C (-10 ˚C to 125 ˚C with recommended batteries)

Dimensions

177 mm x 21 mm diameter

Weight

91 grams

Shock limit

500 g

Enclosure material

anodized aluminum

Software

Windows XP, Vista, 7

General

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, triaxial magnetometer, and temperature sensors,

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, magnetic field , deltaTheta, deltaVelocity

Computed outputs

LLH position, NED velocity, attitude estimates (in Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix),

Resolution

16 bit SAR oversampled to 17 bits

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

Measurement range

±5 g (standard)

±1.7±16, and ±50 g (option)

300°/sec (standard)

±50, ±600,±1200 °/sec (options)

±2.5 Gauss

Non-linearity

±0.1 % fs

±0.03 % fs

±0.4 % fs

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

18°/hr

--

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.25°/sec

±0.003 Gauss

Scale factor stability

±0.05 %

±0.05 %

±0.1 %

Noise density

80 µg/Hz

0.03°/sec/Hz

100

µGauss/Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

225 Hz (max)

440 Hz (max)

230 Hz (max)

IMU filtering

Digitally filtered (user adjustable) and scaled to physical input; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

30 kHz

30 kHz

7.5 kHz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Computed Outputs

Attitude accuracy

±0.5° roll, pitch, and heading (static, typ), ±2.0° roll, pitch, and heading (dynamic, typ)

Attitude heading range

360° about all axes

Attitude resolution

< 0.01°

Attitude repeatability

0.2° (typ)

Calculation update rate

1000 Hz

Computed data output rate

1 Hz to 500 Hz

Global Positioning System (GPS) Outputs

Receiver type

50-channel, L1 frequency, C/A code SBAS: WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS

GPS data output rate

1 Hz to 4 Hz

Time-to-first-fix

Cold start: 27 sec, aided start: 4sec, hot start: 1 sec

Sensitivity

Tracking: -159 dBm, cold start: -147 dBm, hot start: -156 dBm

Velocity accuracy

0.1 m/sec

Heading accuracy

0.5°

Horizontal position accuracy

GPS: 2.5 m CEP SBAS: 2.0 m CEP

Time pulse signal accuracy

30 nsec RMS

< 60 nsec 99%

Acceleration limit

4 g

Altitude limit

No limit

Velocity limit

500 m/sec (972 knots)

Operating Parameters

Communication

USB 2.0 (full speed) RS232 (9,600 bps to 921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+ 3.2 to + 16 V dc

Power consumption

200 mA (typ), 250 mA (max) - Vpri = 3.2 V dc to 5.5

V dc

850 mW (typ), 1000 mW (max) - Vaux = 5.2 V dc to

16 V dc

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +65 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

44.2 mm x 24.0 mm x 13.7 mm (excluding mounting tabs), 36.6 mm (width across tabs)

Weight

23 grams

Regulatory compliance

ROHS

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9

GPS antenna: MMCX type

Software

MIPMonitor, MIPHard and Soft Iron

Calibration, Windows XP/Vista/7/8 compatible

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility with 3DM-RQ1and 3DM- GX4® sensor families.

Software development kit (SDK)

MIPdata communications protocol with sample code available (OS and computing platform independent)

 

General
 

Sensor input channels

Differential analog, 4 channels

Single-ended analog, 3 channels

Integrated sensors

Internal temperature, 1 channel

Data storage capacity

4 M bytes (up to 2,000,000 data points, data type dependent)

Analog Input Channels

Measurement range

Differential: full-bridge, 350 Ω (factory configurable) Single-ended: 0 to 3 V dc

Accuracy

± 0.1% full scale typical

Resolution

16 bit

Anti-aliasing filter bandwidth

Single-pole Butterworth

-3 dB cutoff @ 250 Hz (factory configurable)

Bridge excitation voltage

+3 V dc, 50 mA total for all channels

(pulsed @ sample rates 16 Hz to conserve power)

Measurement gain and offset

User-selectable in software on differential channels gain values from 21 to 13074

Integrated Temperature Channel

Measurement range

-40 °C to 85 °C

Accuracy

± 2 °C (at 25 °C) typical

Resolution

16 bit

Sampling

Sampling modes

Synchronized, low duty cycle, datalogging, event-triggered

Sampling rates

Continuous sampling: 1 sample/hour to 512 Hz Periodic burst sampling: 32 Hz to 10 KHz Datalogging: 32 Hz to 10 KHz

Sample rate stability

± 3 ppm

Network capacity

Up to 2000 nodes per RF channel (and per gateway) depending on the number of active channels and sampling settings. Refer to the system bandwidth calculator: http://www.microstrain.com/configure-your-system

Synchronization between nodes

± 32 μsec

Operating Parameters

Radio frequency (RF)

transceiver carrier

2.405 to 2.470 GHz direct sequence spread spectrum over 14 channels, license free worldwide, radiated power programmable from 0 dBm (1 mW) to 16 dBm (39 mW); low power option available for use outside the U.S.- limited to 10dBm (10mW)

Range for bi-directional RF link

Outdoor/line-of-sight: 2 km (ideal) *, 800 m (typical)**

Indoor/obstructions: 50 m (typical)**

RF communication protocol

IEEE 802.15.4

Power source

Internal: 3.7 V dc, 650 mAh lithium ion rechargeable battery

External: +3.2 to +9.0 V dc

Power consumption

See power profile :

http://files.microstrain.com/V-Link-LXRS-Power-Profile.pdf

Operating temperature

-20 ˚C to + 60 ˚C (extended temperature range available with custom battery/enclosure, -40 ˚C to + 85 ˚C electronics only)

Acceleration limit

500 g standard (high g option available)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

74 mm x 79 mm x 21 mm

Weight

141 grams

Environmental rating

Indoor use (IP65/66 enclosures available)

Enclosure material

Anodized aluminum

Integration

Compatible gateways

All WSDA® base stations and gateways

Compatible sensors

Bridge type analog sensors, 0 to 3 V dc analog sensors

Connectors

Screw terminal block

Shunt calibration

Internal shunt calibration resistor 499 KΩ, differential channels

Software

SensorCloud™, Node Commander®, Windows XP/Vista/7

Software development

Open-source MicroStrain Communications Library (MSCL) with sample code available in C++,Python,and.NET formats (OS and computing platform independent): http://lord-microstrain.github.io/MSCL/

Regulatory compliance

FCC (U.S.), IC (Canada), CE, ROHS

*Measured with antennas elevated, no obstructions, and no RF interferers.

**Actual range varies depending on conditions such as obstructions, RF interference, antenna height, & antenna orientation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, temperature sensors, and pressure altimeter

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, ambient pressure, deltaTheta, deltaVelocity

Computed outputs: Adaptive Kalman Filter (AKF): filter status, GPS timestamp, attitude estimates (Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix), bias compensated angular rate, pressure altitude, gravity-free linear acceleration, attitude uncertainties, gyroscope and accelerometer bias, scale factors and uncertainties, gravity models, and more.

Complementary Filter (CF): attitude estimates (Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix), stabilized gravity vector, GPS correlation timestamp

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

 

Measurement range

±5 g (standard)

±16 g (option)

300°/sec (standard)

±75, ±150, ±900°/sec (options)

Non-linearity

±0.03 % fs

±0.03 % fs

Resolution

<0.1 mg

<0.008°/sec

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

10°/hr

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.05°/sec

Scale factor stability

±0.05 %

±0.05 %

Noise density

100 µg/Hz

0.005°/sec/Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.05°

Adjustable bandwidth

225 Hz (max)

250 Hz (max)

Offset error over temperature

0.06% (typ)

0.05% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.05% (typ)

0.05% (typ)

Scale factor non-linearity (@ 25° C)

0.02% (typ)

0.06% (max)

0.02% (typ)

0.06% (max)

Vibration induced noise

--

0.072°/s

RMS/g RMS

Vibration rectification error (VRE)

--

0.001°/s/g2

RMS

IMU filtering

4 stage filtering: analog bandwidth filter to digital sigma- delta wide band anti-aliasing filter to (user adjustable) digital averaging filter sampled at 4 kHz and scaled into physical units; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

4 kHz

4 kHz

 

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Pressure Altimeter

Range

-1800 m to 10,000 m

Resolution

< 0.1 m

Noise density

0.01 hPa RMS

Sampling rate

25 Hz

Computed Outputs

Roll and pitch accuracy

AKF outputs: ±0.25° RMS (typical)

CF outputs: ±0.5° static (typical), ±2.0° dynamic (typical)

Roll and pitch range

360° about all axes

Roll and pitch resolution

< 0.01°

Roll and pitch repeatability

0.3° (typ)

Calculation update rate

500 Hz

Computed data output rate

AKF outputs: 1 Hz to 500 Hz

CF outputs: 1 Hz to 1000 Hz

Operating Parameters

Communication

USB 2.0 (full speed) RS232 (9,600 bps to 921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+ 3.2 to + 36 V dc

Power consumption

100 mA (typ),120 mA (max) with Vpri = 3.2 V dc to

5.5 V dc

550 mW (typ), 800 mW (max) with Vaux = 5.2 V dc to 36 V dc

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g (calibration unaffected)

1000 g (bias may change)

5000 g (survivability)

MTBF

1.2 million hours (Telcordia method I, GL/35C)

0.45 million hours (Telcordia method I, GM/35C)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

36.0 mm x 24.4 mm x 11.1 mm (excluding mounting tabs), 36.6 mm (width across tabs)

Weight

16.5 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9

Software

MIPMonitor, MIPHard and Soft Iron

Calibration, Windows XP/Vista/7/8 compatible

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility with 3DM-GX3® and 3DM- RQ1-45sensor families.

Software development kit (SDK)

MIPdata communications protocol with sample code available (OS and computing platform independent)

 

General

Sensor input channels

Differential analog, 4 channels

Integrated sensors

Triaxial MEMS accelerometer, 3 channels

Internal temperature, 1 channel

Data storage capacity

2 M bytes (up to 1,000,000 data points, data type dependent)

Analog Input Channels

Measurement range

Differential: full-bridge, 350 Ω (factory configurable)

Accuracy and resolution

± 0.1% full scale typical, 16 bit resolution

Anti-aliasing filter bandwidth

Single-pole Butterworth

-3 dB cutoff @ 250 Hz

Bridge excitation voltage

+2.7 V dc, 50 mA total for all channels

(pulsed @ sample rates 16 Hz to conserve power)

Measurement gain and offset

User-selectable in software on differential channels gain values from 104 to 1800

Integrated Accelerometer Channels

Measurement range

± 16 g

Accuracy and resolution

± 4 mg, 13 bit resolution

Integrated Temperature Channel

Measurement range

-40 °C to 85 °C

Accuracy and resolution

± 2 °C (at 25 °C) typical, 16 bit resolution

Sampling

Sampling modes

Synchronized, low duty cycle, datalogging

Sampling rates

Continuous sampling: 1 sample/hour to 512 Hz

Periodic burst sampling: 32 Hz to 4096 Hz

Datalogging: 32 Hz to 4096 Hz

Sample rate stability

± 3 ppm

Network capacity

Up to 2000 nodes per RF channel (and per gateway) depending on the number of active channels and sampling settings. Refer to the system bandwidth calculator: http://www.microstrain.com/configure-your-system

Synchronization between nodes

± 32 μsec

Operating Parameters

Radio frequency (RF)

transceiver carrier

2.405 to 2.470 GHz direct sequence spread spectrum over 14 channels, license free worldwide, radiated power programmable from 0 dBm (1 mW) to 16 dBm (39 mW); low power option available for use outside the U.S.- limited to 10dBm (10mW)

Range for bi-directional RF link

70 m to 2 km line of sight with RF power setting

RF communication protocol

IEEE 802.15.4

Power source

Replaceable 3.7 V dc, 1.7 Ah Tadiran TL-5935 1/6 D-cell battery

Power consumption

960 uA ( 3.46 mW) @ 3.6 V dc, 32 HZ, 3 ch, no duty cycling

10.6 mA (38.16 mW) @ 3.6 V dc, 256 Hz, 3 ch, no duty cycling

4.0 mA (14.4 mW) @ 3.6 V dc, 256 Hz, 1 ch, no duty cycling

Operating temperature

-40 ˚C to + 85 ˚C

Acceleration limit

500 g standard (high g option available)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

101 mm x 46 mm x 26 mm

Weight

150 g (including battery)

EMI/EMC rating

MIL-STD-461F

Enclosure material

Clear polycarbonate

Integration

Compatible gateways

All WSDA® base stations and gateways

Compatible sensors>

Bridge type analog sensors

Connectors

Flex cable terminal/solder pads (flex cable included)

Shunt calibration

Internal shunt calibration resistor 499 KΩ, differential channels<

Software<

SensorCloud™, SensorConnect™, Node Commander®, Windows 7 (or newer)

Software development

Open-source MicroStrain Communications Library (MSCL) with sample code available in C++,Python,and.NET formats (OS and computing platform independent): http://lord-microstrain.github.io/MSCL/

Regulatory compliance

FCC (U.S.), IC (Canada), ROHS

 

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