Digital Compass features RS232 and USB connectivity.

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Solid state OS3000 Digital Compass is 3-axis, 1.4 x 1.8 in. PCB that includes ASCII interface and 24-bit A/D converter with digital filters. Accurate to 1° azimuth, with 0.1° resolution, tilt-compensation up to ±60°, and 0.1° resolution for roll and pitch, compass components have 50,000 G shock rating. RoHS-compliant device provides programmable update rate from 0.1-20 Hz and hard-iron calibration, and can be embedded into another device.


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Digital Compass Features Small Footprint and USB Connectivity

A new, low-cost, 3-axis, tilt-compensated, solid-state digital compass that provides "drop-in compatibility" with most popular digital compasses has been introduced by OceanServer Technology, Inc. of Fall River, Massachusetts. The OS3000 Digital Compass is a 3-axis, 1.4" x 1.8" PCB and includes RS232 and USB connectivity, and a 24-bit A/D converter with digital filters, for easy integration into a wide range of applications. Accurate to 1° azimuth, with 0.1° resolution, tilt-compensation up to ±60°, and 0.1° resolution for roll and pitch, the compass components have a 50,000 G shock rating. Providing a programmable update rate from 0.1 to 20 Hz, an ASCII interface, and hard-iron calibration, the OS3000 Digital Compass can be easily embedded into another device and provides precise heading, roll and pitch data, and is ideal for rapid attitude measurement. It incorporates a 3-axis Honeywell Magneto resistive sensor, a MEMS accelerator, and is RoHS compliant. The OS3000 Digital Compass sells for $249.00 each or $199.00 ea. for 10; available at ocean-server.com; with larger quantity discounts offered. For more information contact: Ocean-Server Technology, Inc. Jim Kirk, Manager Business Development 151 Martine St. Fall River, MA 02723 (508) 678-0550 x103 FAX (508) 678-0552 e-mail: kirk@ocean-server.com www.ocean-server.com

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