Product

VN-300 SPECIFICATIONS

Each individual VN-300 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, GPS Compass)1 0.3° 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 With 1 meter baseline, clear view of GPS satellites and good multipath environment.
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
GNSS

Receiver Type:

72 Channels, L1, GNSS
Solution Update Rate: 5 Hz
Time-to-First-Fix: Cold/Warm Start: 26 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 - SMD
Input Voltage: 3.2 V to 5.5 V
Baud Rate: Up to 921600
Current Draw3: 185 mA @ 3.3V
Power Consumption3: 1.25 W
Digital Interface: Serial TTL, SPI

3 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 14 V
Baud Rate: Up to 921600
Current Draw: 250 mA @ 5V
Power Consumption3: 1.25 W
Digital Interface: Serial TTL, RS-232

3 Not including active antenna power consumption.

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

PHYSICAL - Surface Mount
Size: 24 x 22 x 3 mm
Weight: 5 g
Connector: 30-pin LGA
GPS Antenna Connectors: U.FL
PHYSICAL - Rugged
Size: 45 x 44 x 11 mm
Weight: 30 g
Connector: Harwin M80-5001042
GPS Antenna Connectors: MMCX