Inertial Measurement Units, AHRS, Vertical Gyros & Navigation Systems for Unmanned Systems

MEMSIC, Inc
MEMSIC

MEMSIC is a provider of powerful sensing solutions, using breakthrough MEMS sensor components and system integration technologies to create high performance, low-cost products.

Our products are ideal for a broad range of unmanned systems applications, including Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) guidance and control, unmanned surface and underwater vehicle guidance and control, SAR, GPSAR and LiDAR payloads, EO/IR payloads and GIS/Mapping.

UAV Guidance and Control

IMU380ZA Inertial Measurement Unit

Miniature MEMS-based IMU for Precision & Control

The IMU380ZA is a miniature inertial measurement system designed for embedded applications in demanding environments where precise, reliable dynamic measurement is required.

The system incorporates MEMS six-degree-of-freedom sensors into a lightweight, low-profile package that measures only 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm. The module is factory-calibrated to provide consistent performance in a wide variety of extreme environments.

MEMSIC IMU380ZA-200 Inertial Measurement Units

Features

  • Angular Rate Range: +/-200 and +/-400 dps options
  • Acceleration Range: +/-4g and +/-8g options
  • Magnetic Field Range: +/-4 Gauss
  • Gyro Bias Instability: 10 deg/hr
  • Accelerometer Bias Instability: 20 ug (micro-g)
  • Input Voltage: 3.0 – 5.5 VDC
  • Power Consumption: < 250 mW
  • SPI or UART bus for board-to-board communications
  • Available in 9DOF (with 3-axis magnetic sensors) and higher range models

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AHRS380 Attitude Heading Reference Systems

The AHRS380 range of attitude & heading reference systems designed for demanding applications that require complete dynamic measurement solutions. MEMSIC’s miniature Attitude Heading Reference Systems are fully-calibrated and integrate highly-reliable MEMS 6DOF inertial sensors and 3-axis magnetic sensors with extended Kalman filtering, to provide high performance and accurate measurements in extreme operating environments.

AHRS380ZA-200 Attitude & Heading Reference System

Miniature AHRS for UAS, UGV and Robotics

AHRS380ZA-200 Attitude Heading Reference SystemThe AHRS380ZA-200 is a miniature attitude and heading reference system designed for demanding embedded control and navigation applications where consistency and reliability are key.

The AHRS380ZA-200 weighs in at less than 17g and has a low profile of 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm, making it highly suited for control applications aboard unmanned aircraft.

Features

  • Angular Rate Range: +/-200 and +/-400 dps options
  • Acceleration Range: +/-4g and +/-8g options
  • Magnetic Field Range: +/-4 Gauss
  • Heading Range: +/- 180o
  • Attitude Range: +/- 180o Roll, +/- 90o Pitch
  • Attitude Accuracy: +/-0.2 deg
  • Heading Accuracy: +/-1 deg
  • Input Voltage: 3.0 – 5.5 VDC
  • Power Consumption: < 250 mW
  • SPI or UART bus for board-to-board communications
  • Available in higher range model

AHRS380SA-400 Attitude & Heading Reference System

AHRS380SA Attitude Heading Reference SystemFeaturing the same high-performance measurement abilities as the higher range model of the AHRS380ZA, the AHRS380SA-400 is a standalone attitude and heading reference system featuring a 9-Pin Micro D connector for RS-232 or RS-485 communications.

Features

  • Angular Rate Range: +/-200 and +/-400 dps options
  • Acceleration Range: +/-4g and +/-8g options
  • Magnetic Field Range: +/-4 Gauss
  • Heading Range: +/- 180o
  • Attitude Range: +/- 180o Roll, +/- 90o Pitch
  • Attitude Accuracy: +/-0.2 deg
  • Heading Accuracy: +/-1 deg
  • Input Voltage: 9 – 32 VDC
  • Power Consumption: < 350 mW
  • Size: 41 x 48 x 22mm

VG380 Vertical Gyroscopes

The VG380 range of vertical gyros provide highly accurate pitch and roll information (with respect to gravity), in both static and dynamic conditions. MEMSIC’s Vertical Gyroscopes are factory-calibrated and integrate highly-reliable MEMS 6DOF inertial sensors with extended Kalman filtering, to provide consistent performance in a wide range of dynamic control and navigation applications, including UAV flight controls and platform stabilization.

VG380ZA-200/400 Miniature Vertical Gyroscope

VG380ZA-400 Vertical GyroscopeThe VG380ZA-200/400 is a fully calibrated vertical gyroscope designed for OEM/embedded applications in demanding environments. This robust low-profile gyro provides reliable dynamic measurements and a standard SPI bus for cost-effective board-to-board communications.

Measuring just 24 x 37 x 9.5 mm, the VG380ZA gyro is particularly suited to applications where size, performance, and cost are critical.

Features

  • Roll/Pitch Accuracy: 0.2 °
  • Bandwidth: 5 – 50Hz
  • Bias Instability: < 10 °/h
  • Wide Temp Range: -40C to +85C

VG380SA-200/400 Vertical Gyroscope

VG380SA Vertical Gyro for UAVsThe VG380SA-200/400 is a fully calibrated vertical gyroscope designed for standalone applications and measures 41 x 48 x 22mm. RS-232 and RS-422 interfaces allows for quick integration into customer hardware.

The VG380SA has a Wide Input Voltage range of 9 – 32VDC.

Features

  • Roll/Pitch Accuracy: 0.2 °
  • Bandwidth: 5 – 50Hz
  • Bias Instability: < 10 °/h
  • Wide Temp Range: -40C to +85C

NAV440CA-400 Navigation System

The NAV440CA-400 is a complete GPS-aided AHRS and navigation solution, combining high-performance MEMS sensors, magnetometers, and a WAAS/EGNOS-enabled GPS receiver.

The system is environmentally sealed inside a rugged, compact enclosure, and is ideal for a wide range of mission-critical applications aboard both manned and unmanned vehicles.

Features

  • Heading Range: +/- 180o
  • Angular Rate Range: +/-400 o/sec
  • Acceleration Range: +/- 10g
  • Attitude Range: +/- 180o Roll, +/- 90o Pitch
  • Input Voltage: 9 – 42 VDC
  • Power Consumption: < 4W
  • Size: 76.2 x 95.3 x 76.2 mm
  • Available with high gain GPS antenna

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NAV440 Navigation System

MTLT105D-R Tilt Sensor/Inclinometer

MTLT105D-R Tilt Sensor for RoboticsThe MTLT105D-R is a dynamic digital tilt sensor capable of measuring inclination to < 0.5° of accuracy in either pitch and roll over a range or 0° ± 90° or a single axis of rotation of 0° ± 180°. The module features integrated MEMS-based accelerometers and gyroscopes which quickly and accurately measure inclination in dynamic applications, plus a microprocessor to calculate tilt angles, and protection circuitry for robust operating environments.

The MTLT105D-R also includes a programmable tilt threshold alarm and RS232 Interface.

Available in a fully enclosed IP67 plastic over-molded enclosure, each sensor is individually calibrated and tested over temperature.

Features

  • Pitch and Roll Range: 0 ± 90°
  • Single Axis Range: 0 ± 180°
  • <0.5° Accuracy over Temperature
  • Miniature IP67 rated package: 54 x 40 x 15 mm
  • Wide Temperature Range: -40 to 70 C

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