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Inertial Sensing for Unmanned Air Vehicles
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Precise Control, Stabilization, and Pointing with Best-in-Class Miniature Sensors

The Challenge
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) often operate in demanding environments that require precise and reliable sensory feedback, yet UAVs are also especially sensitive to incremental changes in weight and volume. As a result operators may compromise overall platform performance or forgo valuable sensing capabilities altogether.

The Solution
LORD Sensing-MicroStrain® inertial sensors provide high performance in a very small and lightweight package. MEMS technologies combined with GNSS/GPS and sophisticated estimation filtering offer accurate and reliable data quantities to provide precise control, stabilization, and pointing at the best value.

Benefits

  • Small, light, & easy-to-integrate on new and existing platforms
  • Best-in-class high-end industrial and tactical inertial systems
  • Rugged systems qualified for flight/flight testing
  • Reduced development cost and rapid deployment
  • Cost-effective, miniature, and high-performance inertial navigation systems
  • Forward compatible MIP™ communication protocol with flexible path to swap models with little or no rewriting of code

3DM-GX4 Family of Inertial Sensors

 

3DM-GX4-45™ GPS/INS

 

  • 10°/hr gyro bias instability
  • ±75, 150, 300*, 900°/sec gyro range
  • ±5*, 16 g accel range
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • -40 °C to 85 °C temp range
  • 20 grams
  • 44.2 x 24 x 11.3 mm

 

3DM-GX4-25™ AHRS

 

  • 10°/hr gyro bias instability
  • ±75, 150, 300*, 900°/sec gyro range
  • ±5*, 16 g accel range
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • -40 °C to 85 °C temp range
  • 16.5 grams
  • 36 x 24.4 x 11.1 mm

 

3DM-GX4-15™ IMU

 

  • 10°/hr gyro bias instability
  • ±75, 150, 300*, 900°/sec gyro range
  • ±5*, 16 g accel range
  • USB or RS232 interface
  • -40 °C to 85 °C temp range
  • 16.5 grams
  • 36 x 24.4 x 11.1 mm

*standard option

Also Available

 

3DM-GQ4-45™ GNSS/INS

 

  • Integrated multi-constellation GNSS receiver
  • 5°/hr gyro bias instability
  • 105 grams
  • 79 x 77 x 23 mm

 

3DM-RQ1-45™ GPS/INS

 

  • DO-160G rating
  • 5°/hr gyro bias instability
  • 205 grams
  • 88.3 x 76.2 x 22.2 mm