MicroStrain MV5-AR Industrial Tilt & Angular Rate Sensor, IP68/69K Package

The MicroStrain MV5-AR brings a new level of precision to measurements of dynamic inclination, acceleration and angular rate in challenging environments such as those encountered by heavy-duty construction, off-highway, agriculture, and trucking industries.

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. Its power and mounting flexibility make it a single-part solution for a variety of vehicle applications.



  • High performance accelerometer
    • 85 µg/√Hz
    • ±20 g range
  • High performance Gyroscope
    • 1000°/S
  • Attitude accuracy ±0.2°
  • Attitude resolution 0.05°
  • Fully calibrated and temperature compensated
    –40 to +85°C


  • Adjustable sampling rates up to 500Hz (100Hz default)
  • Triple power flexibility:
    • 5V regulated
    • 12V unregulated vehicle bus
    • 24V unregulated vehicle bus
  • Single CAN command adjusts for any mounting orientation
  • Fully compliant to strict automotive and off-highway test standards


  • PBT Thermoplastic, Reinforced, Hermetically sealed
  • Ingress protection IP68, IP69K
  • Highly compact and low profile
    • 80.0mm x 55.0mm x 24.0mm
    • 110.5 grams
  • J1939 or CANopen bus interface options

Use Cases

Off Highway Vehicles

Industry-exclusive mechanical isolation provides stable performance under shock and vibration

Available rugged packaging (IP68/IP69K pressure wash) with waterproof industry standard AMPSEAL 16 four pin connector

Available industry standard CAN J1939 or CANopen protocols allow easy integration

Mobile Robotics

Low-noise, linear, and stable MEMS gyros and accelerometers enable superior heading accuracy during turns & bumps

Auto-adaptive Kalman Filter algorithms provide exceptional dynamic performance

Auto self-calibration and automatic anomaly rejection make units with magnetometer reliable and accurate heading reference

Fully calibrated and temperature compensated IMUs provide stable performance in demanding environments

Contact Form

Contact Sales

Please use the form below to contact us or call 802 862 6629.

By submitting your personal information on this form, you give Parker LORD permission to contact you by phone, email or newsletter with more information about our products and services. If you do not wish to be contacted, you may unsubscribe at any time. For further details, please read our Privacy Statement*.
contact us