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True North Revolution

Manufacturer: True North
Measurement Category: Location
Operating Environment: Dry Enclosed Space
Mounting: Mounting plate with six through holes.
Communication Protocol: RS-232, RS-485
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 6 - 30 VDC (15 mA at 5 VDC sampling; 1 mA standby)


Revolution electronic compass combines a precision 3-axis solid-state magnetometer and a rugged 2-axis electrolytic tilt sensor to provide accurate heading and tilt measurements over a broad range of environmental conditions. RJ12 diagnostic port. NMEA output. The Revolution is covered by a full one-year replacement warranty.

Sensor Measurements

  • Heading (Orientation)
  • Roll and Pitch (Orientation)

Measurement Specifications
Tilt: < 0.2° Heading Accuracy: < 0.5° Pitch & Roll Range: +-40°Dip angle range: +-80°Rate: 14 readings/sec

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

True North offers a development kit that includes the compass, cable, and software. Also outputs magnetic field data. Optional USB replacement for serial cable.

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