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Retired RETIRED

This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale.

This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious. Please refer to the description to see if a replacement part is available.

Replacement: None. This product was retired because of supplier discontinuation. There is not a direct recommended replacement but our Magneto products allow for similar sensing. This page is maintained for historical purposes only.

Description: The is a very powerful and versatile measurement device. The unit has 4 main modes and many other features:

  • Compass Mode: Tilt compensated digital compass rendered to the LCD
  • Survey Mode: Measure and store inclination and azimuth shots with a laser pointer
  • Pedometer: Counts steps
  • Gaussmeter: Absolute magnitude, relative magnitude, and 3 axis vector mode

Calibration is very simple and can be done automatically. The unit has the ability to store at least 500 measurements. Measurements are accurate to the degree. The user can retrieve data and configure the module via USB.

The device includes a battery and can be charged via USB. There is also room for a larger battery if needed.

Best of all, this device is 100% open source. Check out Digital Survey Instruments web site.

Features:

  • AT90USB1287 processor
  • SCA3000 triple axis accelerometer with temperature sensors
  • HMC1052 and HMC1051z comprising a triple axis magnetometer
  • 132x64 graphical LCD with green and white backlight
  • Laser pointer
  • 16 button keypad
  • On/Off switch
  • Internal 250mAh battery, 10 hours of runtime
  • USB type B connector
  • Charging via USB

Dimensions: 6x3.6x1.3"

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  • Best of all, this device is 100% open source. Check out Digital Survey Instruments web site.

    Website no longer exists (just a squatting page as of 2013-01-01.) Author mentioned in the user’s guide appears to be living on a sailboat and staying off the internet :-)


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