Navigation system is compact, lightweight and low-cost

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Navigation system is compact, lightweight and low-costInertial Aerosystems is introducing a new low-cost miniature navigation system that is capable of positioning within 5m (SEP). Designated the MMQ-G, it is manufactured by USA-based Systron Donner Inertial. This product is an innovative combination of a solid-state inertial measurement unit and a Jupiter PICO (GPS) receiver. The MMQ-G's MEMS quartz rate sensors and accelerometers make an IMU (inertial measurement unit) that is tightly coupled with the Jupiter's 12-channel Coarse/Acquisition (C/P) code GPS engine to provide a highly accurate navigation system. The MMQ-G also accepts three-axis magnetometer data, which it uses as a heading reference in order to improve heading stability.

Weighing less than 227g and measuring 47.6 x 47.6 x 64.8mm, it is useful where weight and space have to be saved. With low power consumption of less than 5W at 12V DC, it has an operating temperature range of -40 to 71degC. Equipped with an RS-232 digital interface, the MMQ-G uses the established C-MIGITS 111 message-based output format.

This versatile product has a wide variety of commercial and military tracking and stabilisation applications, including targets and drones, antennas and surveillance systems, robotics, UAVs and other manned and unmanned vehicles, transportation and railroads.

For further information contact Richard Bowman or Derek Noble on +44 (0)203 258 0023 or go to Follow the link to request a free brochure.

28 September 2009

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