Product

VN-200 SPECIFICATIONS

Each individual VN-200 sensor undergoes a robust calibration and acceptance testing process at VectorNav's manufacturing facility. VectorNav regularly conducts comprehensive testing on all products to verify continued conformance to all performance specifications.

NAVIGATION
Range (Heading, Roll)
±180°
Range (Pitch)
±90°
Static Accuracy (Heading, Magnetic)1
2.0° RMS
Static Accuracy (Pitch/Roll)
0.5° RMS
Dynamic Accuracy (Heading, True Inertial)
0.3° RMS
Dynamic Accuracy (Pitch/Roll)
0.1° RMS
Static Accuracy (Pitch/Roll; after Dynamic Alignment)
0.1 ° RMS
Angular Resolution
< 0.05°
Angular Repeatability
< 0.1°
Horizontal Position Accuracy
2.5 m RMS
Horizontal Position Accuracy (w/ SBAS)
2.0 m RMS
Vertical Position Accuracy
5.0 m RMS
Vertical Position Accuracy (w/ Barometric Pressure Sensor)
2.5 m RMS
Position Resolution
1 mm
Velocity Accuracy
±0.05 m/s
Velocity Resolution
1 mm/s
Output Rate (IMU Data)2:
800 Hz
Output Rate (Navigation Data):
400 Hz
1 Proper magnetic declination, suitable magnetic environment
   and valid hard/soft iron calibration required.
2 Rates of up to 1 kHz available upon request.

Output Modes (Combinations of):

- Euler Angles (Yaw, Pitch, Roll)
- Quaternion
- Rotation Matrix
- Acceleration, Angular Rate, Magnetic Field and Pressure
  Filtering
- Extended Kalman Filter (EKF)
- Adjustable tuning parameters for improved immunity to
  magnetic and dynamic disturbances
- Active Disturbance Rejection
- Automatic or User Selectable Tuning
- Adaptive Signal Processing

Filtering:

- Extended Kalman Filter (EKF)
- Adjustable tuning parameters for improved immunity to
  magnetic and dynamic disturbances
- Active Disturbances Rejection
- Automotive of User Selectable Tuning
- Adaptive Signal Processing

GYROSCOPE
Range:
±2000 °/s
In-Run Bias Stability:
< 10 °/hr
Linearity:
< 0.1% FS
Noise Density:
0.0035 °/s √Hz
Bandwidth:
256 Hz
Alignment Error:
±0.05°
Resolution
< 0.02 °/s
ACCELEROMETER
Range:
±16 g
In-Run Bias Stability
< 0.04 mg
Linearity:
< 0.5 ° FS
Noise Density:
< 0.14 mg/√Hz
Bandwidth:
260 HZ
Alignment Error:
±0.05 °
Resolution
< 0.5 mg
MAGNETOMETER
Range:
±2.5 Gauss
Linearity:
< 0.1 %
Noise Density:
140 μGauss/√Hz
Bandwidth:
200 HZ
Alignment Error:
±0.05 °
Resolution:
1.5 Milligauss
PRESSURE SENSOR
Range:
10 to 1200 mbar
Resolution:
0.042 mbar
Accuracy:
±1.5 mbar
Error Band:
±2.5 mbar
Bandwidth:
200 Hz
GPS

Receiver Type:

50 Channels, L1 Freq
GPS C/A Code
Solution Update Rate:
5 Hz
Time-to-First-Fix:
Cold/Warm Start: 36 s
Hot Start: < 1 s
Tracking & Navigation Sensitivity:
-159 dBm
Requisition Sensitivity:
-159 dBm
Cold Start Sensitivity:
-141 dBm
Timepulse Signal Accuracy:
30 nsec RMS
Acceleration Limit:
4 g
Altitude Limit:
50,000 m
Velocity Limit:
500 m/s
ENVIRONMENT
Operating Temp:
-40°C to 85°C
Storage Temp:
-40°C to 85°C
ELECTRICAL - Surface Mount Device
Input Voltage (SMD):
3.2 V to 5.5 V
Input Voltage (Dev Board):
3.2V to 5.5 V
Baud Rate:
Up to 921600
Current Draw***:
105 mA @ 3.3V
Power Consumption***:
445 mW
Digital Interface (SMD):
Serial TTL, SPI
Digital Interface
(Dev Board):
Serial TTL, SPI, RS-232, USB

*** Not including active antenna power consumption.

Software:
Sensor Explorer Graphical User Interface
(XP, Vista, Windows 7 compatible)

ELECTRICAL - Rugged
Input Voltage:
3.3 V to 17 V
Baud Rate:
Up to 921600
Current Draw***:
80 mA @ 5V
Power Consumption***:
500 mW
Digital Interface:
Serial TTL, RS-232

*** Not including active antenna power consumption.

Software:
Sensor Explorer Graphical User Interface
(XP, Vista, Windows 7 compatible) 

PHYSICAL - Surface Mount Device
Size (SMD):
24 x 22 x 3 mm
Size (Development Board):
76 x 76 x 14 mm
Weight (SMD):
4 g
Weight (Development Board):
45 g
Footprint (SMD):
30-pin LGA
GPS Antenna Connector (SMD):
U.FL
Connector (Development Board):
RS-232 DB9, USB, and 30-pin 0.1" header
GPS Antenna Connector (Development Board):
SMA
PHYSICAL - Rugged
Size:
36 x 33 x 9.5 mm
Weight:
16 g
Connector:
Harwin M80-5001042
GPS Antenna Connector:
MMCX