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Kongsberg MGC R3 Gyro compass and INS

Manufacturer: Kongsberg
Measurement Category: Motion, Location
Operating Environment: Above Water, Dry Enclosed Space

Communication Protocol: RS-232, RS-422, Ethernet
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 12-28 VDC; max 12 W consumption
External Input: Input for GNSS receiver data


The MGC R3 product is a fully inertial navigation system (INS). It can output heading, roll, pitch, heave and position. Acceleration and velocity of linear motions, as well as angular rates, are output from the unit. The MGC R3 product outputs both processed and raw (gyro and accelerometer) sensor data. The MGC R3 product can be used as a stand-alone unit or as an IMU in other systems. The product includes integrated navigation algorithms with input from a GNSS receiver for output of aided position and heading data. Based on Ring Laser gyro.

Instrument Measurements

  • 3-Axis Velocity (Translation)
  • 3-Axis Angular Rate (Rotation)
  • 3-Axis Acceleration (Translation)
  • 3-Axis Angular Position (Rotation)
  • Roll and Pitch (Orientation)
  • 3-Axis Position (Translation)
  • Heading (Orientation)

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

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