Miniature Fiber Optic Gyroscopes (FOG Sensors) & IMUs for UAVs & Robotics

Ultra-Miniature Fiber Optic Gyro Introduced

By Mike Ball / 04 Jan 2022

Fizoptika VG221 fiber optic gyroFizoptika has introduced its new VG220 series of FOG (fiber optic gyro)-based sensors for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and robotics. The first model in the series, the VG221, features high-accuracy performance and a compact and lightweight design, measuring just 33 mm in diameter and weighing just 17 grams. Like all Fizoptika gyroscopes, the ultra-miniature unit contains fully integrated optics and electronics.

Characteristics of the new VG221 FOG sensor include:

  • 0.02 °/√h ARW
  • Dimensions (diameter x height) 33×12 mm
  • Weight 17 grams
  • Power consumption of 0.5 W

To find out more about the VG221, download the datasheet here.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact