KVH CG-5100 IMU

KVH CG-5100 IMU

KVH’s CG-5100 is an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that offers versatility for commercial applications. It combines the company’s highly precise fiber optic gyroscopes with MEMS accelerometers that have been proven in demanding industrial use.

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Overview

KVH’s CG-5100 is an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) that offers versatility for commercial applications. It combines the company’s highly precise fiber optic gyroscopes with MEMS accelerometers that have been proven in demanding industrial use. All of this is housed in a compact, rugged enclosure to ensure utmost reliability.

With solid state, low drift and measurements accurate to 6 degrees of freedom, this FOG is suitable for demanding sensing operations and navigation programs that are GPS-integrated.

The CG-5100 employs the company’s own algorithms for full digital gyroscope sensor output to perform misalignment and temperature corrections. It also allows the user to select RS 232 or RS 422 output format in a convenient manner.

Applications include antenna/optical/camera stabilization, motion sensing, navigation, drilling, autonomous vehicle guidance, and GPS augmentation.

CG-5100 is manufactured under the jurisdiction of the Export Administration Act and its Export Administration Regulations.

Features

  • Affordable, compact, lightweight unit
  • Inertial measurement to 6 degrees of freedom
  • Provides pitch, roll and yaw rates
  • Measures accelerations
  • Stable FOG technology
  • Resists shock and vibration
  • Long life
  • Meets commercial off-the-shelf standards

Technical Specifications

Data output: 115,200 baud
Digital format: RS-232 and RS-422
Ooutput rate: 100 Hz
Odometer types: Quadrature pulse and direction
Size: 152.4 x 167.6 x 88.9 mm
Weight: 2.27 kilograms
Operating temperature: -40 degrees Celsius to +65 degrees Celsius

Ordering

The CG-5100 IMU from KVH is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information about this unit, please fill in the Request Pricing form to send us your inquiry.