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The MV5-AR utilizes the power of a sophisticated Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) to remove errors associated with vibration, sudden linear motions, and quake, resulting in a true reading of inclination under all conditions.

LORD Sensing's state-of-the-art temperature compensation and calibration assures error-free performance over the full operational temperature range.

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U.S. International OEM


The LORD Sensing 3DM-CX5 family of high-performing, industrial-grade inertial sensors provides a wide range of triaxial inertial measurements and computed attitude and navigation solutions.

The 3DM-CX5-25 is the smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with an Adaptive Kalman Filter available. It features a triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and temperature sensors to achieve the optimum combination of measurement qualities. Additionally, the dual on-board processors run a new Auto- Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including platform stabilization and vehicle health and usage monitoring.

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.

Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM


The LORD Sensing 3DM-CX5 family of high-performance, 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, 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.

Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM


The LORD Sensing 3DM-CX5 family of high-performance, 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, 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.

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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.

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 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. The computed outputs vary between models and can include pitch, roll, yaw, a complete attitude and heading reference solution (AHRS), or a complete position, as well as integrated GNSS outputs. All sensors are fully temperature-compensated and calibrated over the operating temperature. The use of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) technology allows for highly accurate, small, light-weight 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, magnetometer, and temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities
  • Dual on-board processors run a new Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates
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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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U.S. International OEM


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

 

Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM


The LORD Sensing 3DM-GX5 family of high-performance industrial grade 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. All sensors 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.

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U.S. International OEM


The G-Link-200 has an on-board triaxial accelerometer that allows high-resolution data acquisition with extremely low noise and drift. Additionally, derived vibration parameters allow for long- term monitoring of key performance indicators while maximizing battery life.

Product Highlights

  • On-board triaxial accelerometer with ±2 to 8g* and ±10 to 40g** measurement ranges
  • Continuous, periodic burst, and event-triggered sampling
  • Output raw acceleration waveform data or derived vibration parameters (Velocity, Amplitude, Crest Factor)
  • LXRS protocol allows lossless data collection, scalable networks, and node synchronization of ±50 µs.
  • 1 Sample per hour to 4096 Samples per second
  • Ruggedized IP-67 rated enclosure

*G-Link-200-8G

**G-Link-200-40G

 

 

Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM


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

The  3DM-GX5-25 is the smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with an Adaptive Kalman Filter available. It features a triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and temperature sensors to achieve the optimum combination of measurement qualities. Additionally, the dual on-board processors run a new Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including platform stabilization and vehicle health and usage monitoring.

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.

Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM


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Best in Class Performance

  • Full accuracy over the entire operational temperature range of -40° C to 85° C
  • High performance 6-DOF MEMs sensor suite provides best possible accuracy regardless of mounting angle
  • Auto-Adaptive EKF provides best dynamic accuracy
  • LORD Sensing mechanical isolation technology used internally for high shock resistance and reliability.
  • Based on LORD Sensing's proven 5th generation industrial/aerospace solid-state MEMS accelerometer and gyro inertial sensor technology

Ease of Use

  • Compact and rugged reinforced PBT housing is fully sealed for immersion, pressure wash (IP67, IP69K)
  • Low-cost, rugged, reliable AMPSEAL 16 connector
  • Optional metal guard plate protects sensor and connector - permits connector insertion/removal
  • Low-cost, compact size, and full 360° measurement range about all axis permits single part number inventory for a variety of vehicle sizes and applications
  • CAN J1939 communication

Cost Effective

  • Standard or custom configurations
  • Out-of-the-box solution reduces development time

Best in Class Performance

  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application
  • l Accelerometer noise as low as 25 ug/√Hz
  • Smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with Adaptive Kalman Filter available
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities
  • Dual on-board processors run a new Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates

Ease of Use

  • Automatic magnetometer calibration and anomaly rejection eliminates the need for field calibration
  • Automatically compensates for vehicle noise and vibration
  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwardscompatible communication protocol
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, and GX5 inertial sensor families for easy migration

Cost Effective

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

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
  • 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
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities
  • Dual on-board processors run a new Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic pitch and roll.
  • Smallest, lightest, highest performance VR in its class

Ease of Use

  • User-defined sensor-to-vehicle frame transformation
  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwardscompatible communication protocol
  • Robust, forward compatible MIP packet protocol

Cost Effective

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

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
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensors achieve the optimal combination of measurement qualities
  • Smallest, lightest, highest performance IMU in its class

Ease of Use

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

Cost Effective

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

Best in Class Performance

  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application
  • Smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with Adaptive Kalman Filter available
  • High-performance, low-cost solution
  • Direct PCB mount or chassis mount with ribbon cable
  • Precision mounting alignment features

Ease of Use

  • User-defined sensor-to-vehicle frame transformation
  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwards-compatible communication protocol
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5

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
  • 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

  • User-defined sensor-to-vehicle frame transformation
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5
  • Robust, forward compatible MIP packet protocol

Cost Effective

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

High Performance

  • User-configurable low and high pass filters
  • Extremely low noise on all axis 25 µg/√Hz* or 80 µg/√Hz **
  • High accuracy temperature sensor ±0.1 °C
  • Wireless range up to 2 km (800 m typical)
  • Datalog up to 8 million data points
  • *G-Link-200-8G

    **G-Link-200-40G

Ease of Use

  • End-to-End wireless sensing solution reduces development and deployment time
  • Remote configuration, acquisition, and display of sensor data with SensorConnect
  • Optional web-based SensorCloud platform optimizes data storage, viewing, alerts, and analysis.
  • Easy custom integration with open-source, comprehensive communications and command library (API)

Best in Class Performance

  • Bias tracking, error estimation, threshold flags, and adaptive noise modeling allow for fine tuning to conditions in each application
  • Accelerometer noise as low as 25 ug/√Hz
  • Smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with Adaptive Kalman Filter available

Ease of Use

  • Automatic magnetometer calibration and anomaly rejection eliminates the need for field calibration
  • Automatically compensates for vehicle noise and vibration
  • Easy integration via comprehensive and fully backwards-compatible communication protocol
  • Common protocol between 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5, and CV5 inertial sensor families for easy migration

Cost Effective

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

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Specifications

General
Integrated sensors Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope,
temperature sensors
Data outputs TBD (J1939 PGN codes)
Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs
  Accelerometer Gyroscope
Measurement range ±20 g ±1000° /sec
Non-linearity ±0.04% fs ±0.06% fs
Resolution 0.05 mg <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%
Bandwidth 40 Hz 40 Hz
Offset error over
temperature
0.2% (typ) 0.02% (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 data output rate 100 Hz default (1 Hz to 500 Hz selectable)
Inclinometer Outputs
Attitude accuracy ±0.2° RMS roll and pitch
Attitude heading range 360° about all axes
Attitude resolution 0.05°
Attitude repeatability 0.2°
Calculation update rate 500 Hz
Data output rate 100 Hz default (1 Hz to 500 Hz selectable)
Operating Parameters
Communication CAN 250 kb/s, J1939
Power source +7 V Min, 14/28 V Nominal, +36 V Max
Power consumption 350 mW (typ)
Operating temperature -40 °C to +85 °C
Mechanical shock limit TBD
Physical Specifications
Dimensions L 80 mm x W 55 mm x H 24 mm
Weight 120 grams
Enclosure material PBT Thermoplastic, Reinforced
Ingress protection IP67, IP69K
Mounting 3 x M8, installation torque 20 Nm ±2 Nm
Regulatory compliance ROHS, REACH, CE
Integration
Connectors AMPSEAL 16 gold plated 4 pin
Software MIP® Monitor, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 compatible

Specifications

General

Integrated sensors

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

Data outputs

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) outputs: acceleration, angular rate, magnetic field , ambient pressure, Delta-theta, Delta-velocity

 

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

correlation timestamp

 

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

Measurement range

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

±300°/sec (standard)

±75, ±150,

±900 (optional)

±2.5 Gauss

Non-linearity

±0.02 % fs

±0.02% fs

±0.3% fs

Resolution

<0.1 mg

<0.003°/sec

--

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

8°/hr

--

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.04°/sec

±0.003 Gauss

Scale factor stability

0.03%

±0.05%

±0.1%

Noise density

25 µg/√Hz (2 g)

0.005°/sec/√Hz (300°/sec)

100 µGauss/√Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±0.08°

±0.05°

Bandwidth

225 Hz

250 Hz

-

Offset error over
temperature

0.06% (typ)

0.04% (typ)

--

Gain error over temperature

0.03% (typ)

0.03% (typ)

--

Vibration induced noise

--

0.072°/s RMS/g RMS

--

Vibration rectification error (VRE)

--

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

50 Hz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1 kHz

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: ±0.25° RMS roll and pitch, ±0.8° RMS heading (typ)

CF outputs: ±0.5° RMS roll and pitch, ±1.5° RMS heading (typ)

Attitude heading range

360° about all axes

Attitude resolution

< 0.01°

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 1000 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

500 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

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

MTBF

(TBD)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 9.7 mm

Weight

11 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9Samtec FTSH Series

Software

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

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility across 3DM®-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5 and CV5 product families

Software development kit (SDK)

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

Specifications

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

g   (+/- 8 g)

 

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°

Bandwidth

225 Hz

500 Hz

Offset error over
temperature

0.06% (typ)

0.04% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.03% (typ)

0.03% (typ)

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

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

300 mW (typ)

500 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

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

MTBF

(TBD)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 9.7 mm

Weight

11 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9Samtec FTSH Series

Software

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

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility across 3DM®-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5 and CV5 product families

Software development kit (SDK)

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

Specifications

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

g   (+/- 8 g)

 

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°

Bandwidth

225 Hz

500 Hz

Offset error over
temperature

0.06% (typ)

0.04% (typ)

Gain error over temperature

0.03% (typ)

0.03% (typ)

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

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

300 mW (typ)

500 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

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

MTBF

(TBD)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

38 mm x 24 mm x 9.7 mm

Weight

11 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9Samtec FTSH Series

Software

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

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility across 3DM®-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ4, GX5 and CV5 product families

Software development kit (SDK)

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

General

 

Integrated sensors

Triaxial accelerometer, triaxial gyroscope, pressure altimeter,temperature sensors

Data outputs

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

 

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

 

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

Measurement range

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

±500°/sec(standard)

±250°, ±1000°/sec (optional)

±2.5 Gauss

Non-linearity

±0.04% fs

±0.06% fs

±0.3% 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

±0.003 Gauss

Scale factor stability

±0.05±%

±0.05%

±0.1%

Noise density

100 µg/√Hz

0.0075°/sec/√Hz (300°/sec)

100 µGauss/√Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±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)

±0.0015 Gauss

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

50 Hz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1000 Hz (sensor direct mode)

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, ±1° RMS heading (typ)

CF outputs: ±0.8° RMS roll and pitch, ±2° RMS heading (typ)

Attitude heading range

360° about all axes

Attitude resolution

0.05°

Attitude repeatability

0.5°

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

350 mW (typical)         

350 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

500 g

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, MIP Hard and Soft Iron Calibration, 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 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, temperature sensors , and pressure altimeter

Data outputs

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

 

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
, ±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 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 ; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

1 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

Compatibility

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

Accelerometer Channels

Measurement range 8 g 40 g
± 2 g, ± 4 g, or ± 8 g
configurable
±10 g, ±20 g, or  ±40 g

configurable
Noise density 25 µg/√ Hz 80 µg/√ Hz
0 g offset ±25 mg (±2 g) ±50 mg (±10 g)
0 g offset vs temperature ±.1 mg/ °C (typical),
±.15 mg/ °C (maximum)
±0.5 mg/ °C (typical),
±0.75 mg/ °C (maximum)
Integrated Sensors Triaxial MEMS accelerometer, 3 channels
Accelerometer bandwidth DC to 1 kHz
Resolution 20-bit
Scale factor error < 1% full-scale
Cross axis sensitivity 1%

Sensitivity change (temperature)

±0.01%/° C
Anti-aliasing filter 1.5 kHz (-6 dB attenuation)
Low-pass digital filter 26 to 800 Hz - configurable
High-pass digital filter Off to 2.5 Hz - configurable
Integrated Temperature Channel
Measurement range - 40 °C to 85 °C
Accuracy ±0.1 °C (over full range)
Sampling
Sampling modes Continuous, periodic burst, event triggered
Output options

Acceleration, Derived channels: Velocity (IPSrms), Amplitude (Grms and Gpk-pk ) and Crest Factor

Sampling rates 1 sample/hour to 4096 samples/second
Sample rate stability ±5 ppm
Network capacity Up to 128 nodes per RF channel (bandwidth calculator:)
http://www.microstrain.com/configure-your-system
Node synchronization ±50 µsec
Data storage capacity 16 M Bytes (up to 8,000,000 data points)
Operating Parameters
Wireless communication range Outdoor/line-of-sight: 2 km (ideal)*, 800 m (typical)**, Indoor/obstructions: 50 m (typical)**
Radio frequency (RF)
transceiver carrier
License-free 2.405 to 2.480 GHz with 16 channels
RF transmit power

User-adjustable from 0 dBm to 20 dBm. Power output restricted regionally to operate within legal limits

Power source 3 x 3.6 V, ½  AA batteries (Saft LS 14250 recommended)
Battery input range 0.8 V to 5.5 V
Operating temperature -40 °C to +85 °C
Physical Specifications
Dimensions 46.6 mm x 43 mm x 44 mm
Mounting ¼ - 28 UNF - 2B 4.8 mm [.19 in] DP.
Weight Node with 3 batteries: 122 grams
Environmental rating IP67
Enclosure material 300 series stainless steel with polycarbonate cover
Integration
Compatible gateways All WSDA base stations and gateways
Software SensorCloud, SensorConnect, Windows 7, 8 & 10 compatible
Software development kit (SDK)
http://www.microstrain.com/software/mscl
Regulatory compliance FCC (USA), IC (Canada), CE (European Union), JET (Japan)

General

Integrated sensors

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

Data outputs

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

 

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

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

Measurement range

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

300°/sec (standard)

±75, ±150,

±900 °/sec (optional)

±2.5 Gauss

Non-linearity

±0.02 % fs

±0.02 % fs

±0.3 % fs

Resolution

<0.1 mg

<0.003°/sec

--

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

8°/hr

--

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.04°/sec

±0.003 Gauss

Scale factor stability

±0.03%

±0.05%

±0.1%

Noise density

25 µg/√Hz (2 g)

0.005°/sec/√Hz (300 dps)

100 µGauss/√Hz

Alignment error

±0.05°

±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)

±0.0015 Gauss

Vibration induced noise

--

0.072°/s RMS/g RMS

--

Vibration rectification error (VRE)

--

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; coning and sculling integrals computed at 1 kHz

Sampling rate

1 kHz

4 kHz

50 Hz

IMU data output rate

1 Hz to 1 kHz

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: ±0.25° RMS roll and pitch, ±0.8° RMS heading (typ)

CF outputs: ±0.5° RMS roll and pitch, ±1.5° RMS heading (typ)

Attitude heading range

360° about all axes

Attitude resolution

< 0.01°

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)
RS232 (9,600 bps to 921,600 bps, default 115,200)

Power source

+4 to + 36 V dc

Power consumption

500 mW (typ)

Operating temperature

-40 °C to +85 °C

Mechanical shock limit

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

MTBF

(TBD)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

36.0 mm x 36.6 mm x 11.1 mm

Weight

16.5 grams

Enclosure material

Aluminum

Regulatory compliance

ROHS, CE

Integration

Connectors

Data/power output: micro-DB9

Software

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

Compatibility

Protocol compatibility across 3DM-GX3, GX4, RQ1, GQ1, GX5, and CV5 product families

Software development kit (SDK)

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

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General Documentation

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