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Software Release 1.9.0 - 1 Sept 2022

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Overview

IMX-5 (IMU, AHRS, and GPS-INS)

The IMX-5™ is a 10-DOF sensor module consisting of a tactical grade Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), magnetometer, and barometer. Output includes angular rate, linear acceleration, magnetic vector, and barometric pressure and altitude. IMU calibration consists of bias, scale factor, cross-axis alignment, and temperature compensation. The IMX-5 includes Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) sensor fusion to estimate roll, pitch, and heading. Adding GNSS input to the IMX-5 enables onboard Inertial Navigation System (INS) sensor fusion for roll, pitch, heading, velocity, and position.

The RUG-3-IMX-5™ series adds a rugged aluminum enclosure and RS232, RS485, and CAN bus to the IMX-5.

The RUG-3-IMX-5-RTK™ includes a multi-frequency GNSS receiver with RTK precision position enabling INS sensor fusion for roll, pitch, heading, velocity, and position.

The RUG-3-IMX-5-Dual™ includes two multi-frequency GNSS receivers with RTK precision position and dual GNSS heading/compass.

The Inertial Sense SDK is an open-source software development kit for quick integration to configure and communicate with Inertial Sense products. The SDK includes data logger, math libraries, and interface for Linux, Windows, and embedded platforms.

Features

  • Tactical Grade IMU
    • Gyro: 1.5 °/hr Bias Instability, 0.16 °/√hr ARW
    • Accel: 19 µg Bias Instability, 0.02 m/s/√hr VRW
  • High Accuracy INS (w/ IMX-5): 0.03° Roll/Pitch, 0.1° Dynamic Heading
  • Surface Mount Reflowable (PCB Module)
  • Up to 1KHz IMU and INS Output Data Rate
  • Small Form Factor: 15.6 x 12.5 x 2.9 mm
  • Light Weight: 0.8 g
  • Low power consumption: <110mW
  • External GNSS Support (Multi-Band)
  • Attitude (Roll, Pitch, Yaw, Quaternions), Velocity, and Position UTC Time Synchronized
  • Triple Redundant IMUs Calibrated for Bias, Scale Factor, Cross-axis Alignment, and G-sensitivity
  • -40°C to 85°C Sensor Temperature Calibration
  • Binary and NMEA ASCII Protocol
  • Barometric Pressure and Humidity
  • Strobe In/Out Data Sync (Camera Shutter Event)
  • Fast Integration with SDK and Example Software

Interfaces

IMX Module EVB-2 Rugged
USB Yes Yes Yes
TTL/UART Yes Yes Yes
RS232/RS422/RS485 No Yes Yes
CAN Yes Yes Yes
SPI Yes Yes Yes
Integrated XBee Radio (RTK) No Yes (Option) No
WiFi/BTLE No Yes No
GPS Antenna Ports (Dual=Compassing) No Dual (Option) Dual (Option)

Applications

  • Drone Navigation
  • Unmanned Vehicle Payloads
  • Stabilized Platforms
  • Antenna and Camera Pointing
  • First Responder and Personnel Tracking
  • Pedestrian and Auto Outdoor / Indoor Navigation
  • Health, Fitness, and Sport Monitors
  • Hand-held Devices
  • Robotics and Ground Vehicles
  • Maritime

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