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True North Revolution 2X

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 (20 mA at 5 VDC; 1 mA standby)


The Revolution 2X is similar to True North's standard Revolution electronic compass (precision 3-axis solid-state magnetometer and a rugged 2-axis electrolytic tilt sensor) but with double the speed. The measurement cycle rate is 27.5 Hz, compared to 13.75 Hz for the standard Revolution. The electronic compass is fully compatible with existing PC software. NMEA output rates upgraded to match. RJ12 diagnostic port.

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: 28 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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