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

The CX product line has all the same features of the GX series in a cost-effective system-integrator friendly package designed for volume production.
Datasheet Software
The MicroStrain 3DM®CV5-AHRS is the smallest and lightest industrial AHRS with an Adaptive Kalman Filter available. It features a fully calibrated and temperature compensated triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer to achieve the optimum combination of measurement qualities under all dynamic conditions. Additionally, the dual on-board processors run a exclusive Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including platform stabilization, autopilots, robotics, and vehicle health and usage monitoring.

The 3DMCV5-AHRS is a value focused AHRS designed to balance cost and performance.
Datasheet Manual
The MicroStrain 3DM®GX5-AHRS is the smallest and lightest precision industrial AHRS available. It features a fully calibrated and temperature compensated triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, and magnetometer to achieve the optimum combination of measurement qualities under all dynamic conditions. The dual on-board processors run an exclusive Auto-Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) for outstanding dynamic attitude estimates, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including platform stabilization, robotics, and vehicle health and usage monitoring.
Datasheet Manual

The 3DM-GX3® -25-OEM is a lower cost, miniature, industrial-grade attitude heading and reference system (AHRS) with integrated magnetometers, and OEM form factor.

Product Highlights

  • High performance integrated MEMS sensor technology provide direct and computed AHRS outputs in a small package.
  • Triaxial accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and temperature sensors achieve the best combination of measurement qualities.
  • On-board processor runs a sophisticated Complimentary Filter (CF) fusion algorithm for precise attitude 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
Datasheet

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.
Datasheet

The 3DM-GX4 -25™ is a miniature industrial-grade attitude heading and reference system (AHRS) with integrated magnetometers, high noise immunity, and exceptional performance.

Product Highlights

  • High performance integrated MEMS sensor technologyprovide direct and computed AHRS 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 AdaptiveKalman Filter (AKF) for excellent static and dynamic attitude estimates and inertial measurements.
Datasheet Manual

List Price:
$1,095
List Price:
$645
List Price:
$1,495

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

  • 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

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

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 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

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

Sensor

  • High Performance Accelerometer
    • 25 µg/√Hz (8g option)
    • 80 µg/√Hz (20g option)
  • Super-stable Gyro
    • 8 dph in-run bias (-40 to +85°C)
    • Offset temperature hysteresis 0.05°/s
    • ARW 0.3°/√hr
  • Pitch-roll static/dynamic accuracy ±0.25°/0.4°

Operation

  • IMU sampling rate up to 1000Hz
  • Auto-adaptive EKF output rate up to 500Hz
  • Independently configurable IMU and EKF outputs
  • Forward compatible MIP Protocol optimizes bandwidth
  • SensorConnect software for configuration, control, display, and logging

Package

  • CNC Anodized Aluminum
  • Precision alignment features
  • Highly compact and low profile
    • 38.0 mm x 24.0 mm x 10.7 mm
    • 12.0 grams
  • USB and TTL UART interface (up to 921600 BAUD)
  • –40 to +85 °C operating temperature range

Sensor

  • High Performance Accelerometer
    • 100 µg/√Hz (8g standard)
    • 2g, 4g, 20g, 40g options
  • Super-stable Gyro
    • 8 dph in-run bias (-40 to +85°C)
    • Offset temperature hysteresis 0.05°/s
    • ARW 0.3°/√hr

Operation

  • IMU sampling rate up to 1000Hz
  • Auto-adaptive EKF output rate up to 500Hz
  • In-run auto-mag calibration features
  • Independently configurable IMU and EKF outputs
  • SensorConnect software for configuration, control, display, and logging

Package

  • CNC Anodized Aluminum
  • Precision alignment features
  • Highly compact and low profile
    • 38.0 mm x 24.0 mm x 9.7 mm
    • 13.0 grams
  • USB and TTL UART interface (up to 921600 BAUD)
  • –40 to +85 °C operating temperature range

Sensor

  • High Performance Accelerometer
    • 25 µg/√Hz (8g option)
    • 80 µg/√Hz (20g option)
  • Super-stable Gyro
    • 8 dph in-run bias (-40 to +85°C)
    • Offset temperature hysteresis 0.05°/s
    • ARW 0.3°/√hr
  • Pitch-roll static/dynamic accuracy ±0.25°/0.4°

Operation

  • IMU sampling rate up to 1000Hz
  • Auto-adaptive EKF output rate up to 500Hz
  • Independently configurable IMU and EKF outputs
  • Forward compatible MIP Protocol optimizes bandwidth
  • SensorConnect software for configuration, control, display, and logging

Package

  • CNC Anodized Aluminum
  • Precision alignment features
  • Highly compact and low profile
    • 36.0 mm x 36.6 mm x 11.1 mm
    • 16.5 grams
  • USB and RS-232 (up to 921600 BAUD) interfaces
  • –40 to +85 °C operating temperature range

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: 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

Operating Parameters

Communication

USB 2.0, TTL (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)

 

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

Integrated sensors

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

Data outputs

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

Computed outputs

Adaptive Kalman Filter (AKF): filter status, GPS timestamp, attitude estimates (in 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 and magnetic models, and more. Complementary Filter (CF): attitude estimates (in Euler angles, quaternion, orientation matrix), stabilized north and gravity vectors, GPS correlation timestamp

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Sensor Outputs

 

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Magnetometer

Measurement range

±5 g (standard)

±16 g (option)

300°/sec

(standard)

±75, ±150, ±900°/sec (options)

±2.5 Gauss

Non-linearity

±0.03 % fs

±0.03 % fs

±0.4 % fs

Resolution

<0.1 mg

<0.008°/sec

--

Bias instability

±0.04 mg

10°/hr

--

Initial bias error

±0.002 g

±0.05°/sec

±0.003 Gauss

Scale factor stability

±0.05 %

±0.05 %

±0.1 %

Noise density

100 µg/Hz

0.005°/sec/Hz

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)

0.05% (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)

±0.0015 Gauss

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

50 Hz

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

AKF outputs: ±0.25° RMS roll & pitch, ±0.8° RMS

heading (typ)

CF outputs: ±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

0.3° (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)

 


 

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