Quadrans Fiber-Optic Gyrocompass

Quadrans fiber-optic gyrocompass provides all the necessary data for demanding navigation and control applications at a fast rate and with precise timestamping.

Fiber-optic Gyro is a gyrocompass (FOG) and attitude heading reference system (AHRS) that provides a very accurate read-out data for navigation purposes. The fiber-optic gyrocompass has no moving parts and is therefore maintenance-free. It has already been equipped to thousands of ships, submersible vessels and autonomous vehicles engaged in civil and military applications.

iXBlue Quadrans Gyro Compass

IMO certified gyrocompass

The fiber optic gyro compass is both a fiber-optic survey-grade IMO certified gyrocompass and a Motion Reference Unit for marine applications. Quadrans is certified to meet the requirements of the International Marine Organization (IMO and IMO HSC) for gyrocompass.

The core of the fiber optic gyro compass is a compact strap down Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) which contains three accelerometers, three fiber-optic gyroscopes and a real-time computer. This unit computer is a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) chip enabling complex real-time computation.

Features & Benefits

  • Small, compact plug & play system
  • Complete gyrocompass
  • Unique strap-down technology fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG)
  • Ethernet, web-based man-machine interface (MMI)
  • IMO certification
  • Plug & play
  • Fast settling time
  • Maintenance free
  • Easy integration
  • High reliability

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