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  • Sensonor designs and manufactures high-precision tactical grade gyro sensors, gyro modules and IMUs for demanding applications. The company serves a global customer base in the Defense, Industrial, Aerospace and Commercial markets with ITAR-free solutions utilized in a wide range of applications.

    Sensonor operates its own wafer fabrication facility for production of the key sensor components in its products and also offer MEMS foundry services. Assembly, test and calibration are all in-house processes to secure the product performance.

Product Portfolio
  • Gyro Modules

  • The STIM series gyro modules consists of 1, 2 or 3 ultra-high accuracy ButterflyGyro in a miniature package representing a superior choice to FOGs in respect to robustness, reliability, size/weight, power-consumption and cost. The simplicity of use is high; connect power and the STIM gyro module will provide accurate measurements over the RS422 interface. An integrated 32-bit microcontroller provides flexibility in the configuration, like choice of output unit, sampling frequency, filter settings and RS422 bit-rate and protocol parameters. Electronic axis alignment is a standard feature. For advanced users, the service mode provides access to set the configuration parameters intermediately or permanently. Features like electronic ID and advanced diagnostics with temperature measurements are available.
      • STIM202

      • STIM202 is a shock capable, tactical grade, affordable, robust and reliable, ultra high performance (Bias Stability 0.4°/h, ARW 0.17°/√h) MEMS gyro module with up to 3 axes. An integrated 32-bit microcontroller enables flexible user configuration.

        STIM202 is designed with internal shock absorbers for operation in environments with high shocks. It is capable for direct mounting on a range of firing defense applications like remote weapon stations(RWS).

        Application areas
        • Navigation
        • Stabilization
        • Industrial
        • Agriculture
        • Aerospace
        • Maritime
        • Subsea
        • Defense

        Key features
        • Miniature package
        • ITAR free
        • Excellent performance in vibration and shock
        • Excellent environmental robustness
        • 1, 2 or 3 axes offered in same package
        • Electronically calibrated axis alignment
        • Plug & play high-level RS422 interface
        • 24 bits resolution
        • Single-crystal silicon technology
        • Low bias drift
        • Low noise
        • Fully configurable:
          - 5 different sampling rates available
          - 5 different bandwidths available
          - LP filter -3dB frequency can be set individually for each axis
          - RS422 protocol, bit rate and line termination
          - Selectable output unit: angular rate [deg/s] or incremental angle [deg]
        • Continuous self-diagnostics
      • STIM210

      • STIM210 is a small, tactical grade, affordable, robust and reliable, ultra high performance (Bias Stability 0.3°/h, ARW 0.15°/√h) MEMS gyro module with up to 3 axes. An integrated 32-bit microcontroller enables flexible user configuration. Electronic axis alignment is standard.

        Application areas
        • Navigation
        • Stabilization
        • Industrial
        • Agriculture
        • Aerospace
        • Maritime
        • Subsea
        • Defense

        Key features
        • Miniature package
        • ITAR free
        • Excellent performance in vibration and shock
        • Excellent environmental robustness
        • 1, 2 or 3 axes offered in same package
        • Electronically calibrated axis alignment
        • Plug & play high-level RS422 interface
        • 24 bits resolution
        • Single-crystal silicon technology
        • Low bias drift
        • Low noise
        • Fully configurable:
          - 5 different sampling rates available
          - 5 different bandwidths available
          - LP filter -3dB frequency can be set individually for each axis
          - RS422 protocol, bit rate and line termination
          - Selectable output unit: angular rate [deg/s] or incremental angle [deg]
        • Continuous self-diagnostics
      • STIM277H

      • STIM277H is a small, tactical grade, affordable, robust and reliable, ultra high performance (Bias Stability 0.3°/h, ARW 0.15°/√h) 3 axis MEMS gyro module built into a hermetic package. The package is a hermetic aluminum enclosure with a glass-to-metal sealed electrical micro-d connector and a laser-welded lid to secure long-term hermetic operation. All parts are tested for fine and gross leak to conform to MIL-STD-883J, Class H.

        An integrated 32-bit microcontroller enables flexible user configuration. Electronic axis alignment is standard.

        Application areas
        • Aerospace

        Key features
        • Hermetic package
        • SurTec 650 surface treated
        • ITAR free
        • Excellent performance in vibration and shock
        • Excellent environmental robustness
        • Electronically calibrated axis alignment
        • RS422 interface
        • 24 bits resolution
        • Single-crystal silicon technology
        • Low bias drift
        • Low noise
        • 5 different sampling rates available
        • 5 different bandwidths available
        • LP filter -3dB frequency can be set individually for each axis
        • RS422 protocol, bit rate and line termination
        • Selectable output unit: angular rate [deg/s] or incremental angle [deg]
        • Continuous self-diagnostics
    • Inertial Measurement Units

    • Sensonor is introducing a range of Inertial Measurement Units with STIM300 being the first one released to the general market. The IMU is based on Sensonor's proprietary and reliable inertia technology manufactured in its own wafer fab. The IMU is based on the same gyro core used in its STIM210 gyro module first introduced in 2009. STIM300 is today the highest performing IMU commercially available in the market in its size class, It is in certain applications found to be a good replacement of the larger and heavier fiber optic gyro FOG) based systems.
        • STIM300

        • STIM300 is a small, tactical grade, low weight, high performance non-GPS aided Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). It contains 3 highly accurate MEMS gyros, 3 high stability accelerometers and 3 inclinometers. The IMU is factory calibrated and compensated over its entire operating temperature range. STIM300 is a cost-effective ITAR free solution for systems that only had FOGs as an alternative when reaching for the performance level of that STIM300 can offer.

          • Weight: <0,12 lbs (<55g)
          • Volume: <2,2 cu. in. (35cm3)
          • ITAR free
          • Insensitive to magnetic fields
          • Solid state - high reliability
          • Low gyro bias instability (0.3°/h)
          • Continuous self-diagnostics
        • STIM318

        • STIM318 is a small, tactical grade, low weight, high performance non-GPS aided Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) with greatly improved accelerometer performance. It contains 3 highly accurate MEMS gyros, 3 ultra-high stability accelerometers. The IMU is factory calibrated and compensated for temperature effects over its entire operating temperature range. STIM318 is a cost-effective ITAR free solution for systems that only had FOGs as an alternative when reaching for the performance level of that STIM318 can offer.

          • ITAR free
          • Low gyro bias instability (0.3°/h)
          • Low gyro noise (0.15°/√h)
          • Low accelerometer bias instability (0.003mg)
          • Low accelerometer noise (0.015 m/s/√h)
          • ±10g acceleration input range
          • User programmable bias trim offset

        • STIM377H

        • STIM377H is a small, tactical grade, low weight, high performance non-GPS aided Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) in a hermetic package. The package is a hermetic aluminum enclosure with a glass-to-metal sealed electrical micro-d connector and a laser-welded lid to secure long-term hermetic operation. All parts are tested for fine and gross leak to conform to MIL-STD-883J, Class H.

          STIM377H contains 3 highly accurate MEMS gyros, 3 high stability accelerometers and 3 inclinometers. The IMU is factory calibrated and compensated over its entire operating temperature range.

          STIM377H is a cost-effective ITAR free solution for systems that only had FOGs as an alternative when reaching for the performance level of that STIM377H can offer.

          Application areas

          • Aerospace

          Key features
          • Hermetic package
          • Weight: <0,12 lbs (<55g)
          • Volume: <2,2 cu. in. (35cm3)
          • ITAR free
          • Insensitive to magnetic fields
          • Solid state - high reliability
          • Low gyro bias instability (0.3°/h)
          • Continuous self-diagnostics
          • Low gyro noise (0.15°/√h)
          • ±10g acceleration input range
          • Low accelerometer bias instability (0.05mg)
          • 3 inclinometers for accurate leveling
          • Compensated digital output, RS422
          • Customer configurable output format, sampling rate and filter settings

      • Applications

          • Industrial

          • High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions used in a range of industrial applications

            Sensonor designs and manufactures High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions that are used in a range of industrial applications. These applications often require cost effective and small gyro and IMU solutions while maintaining very high performance and accuracy requirements.

            Sensonor products are designed into the applications below:

            • Man portable LIDAR systems
            • Camera and mapping systems
            • Road surface monitoring systems
            • Industrial robotics precision control
            • Cavity monitoring tools
            • Medical surgery equipment
            • Tunnel drilling systems
            • Borehole surveying
            • Railway inspection systems Autonomous delivery vehicles
            • Semiconductor test equipment
            • Automotive test systems
            • Stabilized camera turrets for security surveillance
            • ROV guidance
            • UUV/UAV guidance and control

          • Space

          • In space since 2012

            Sensonor designs and manufactures High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions. With NASA's support, identifying leading edge components for space applications, some companies ventured into space with the Sensonor Gyro modules due to its SWaP and reliability. With several successful missions, the Sensonor STIM products became a standard for LEO satellites. Since 2012 Sensonor has been in continuous operation in space with its gyro solutions. Several hundred units are today flying with more than 30 different companies and several hundred more units are scheduled to launch.

            Sensonor products are designed into the applications below:

            • Sounding rockets
            • Launch vehicles
            • LEO satellites
            • LEO constellations
            • Cubesats
            • Cubesat launchers
            • Reaction wheel based control systems
            • Optical satellite downlinks
            • Environmental monitoring systems
            • Autonomous servicing satellites
            • International Space Station
            • Planetary mining equipment
            • Rovers (including the Mars rover Curiosity)
            Customized versions available on request.

          • Marine

          • Long-term stability and absolute reliability

            Sensonor designs and manufactures High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions that are used across a range of maritime applications. For the last decade, an increasing amount of customers has gained extensive field experience with the Gyro and IMU modules. Long-term stability and absolute reliability has been a driving factor for this segment.

            Sensonor products are designed into the applications below:

            • Multibeam sonar systems
            • Subsea surveying systems
            • DVL systems
            • Missile launchers
            • Gimbal and turret control
            • Stabilized searchlight systems
            • Close defense weapon pointing systems
            • Navigation
            • Helideck monitoring
            • Heave compensation
            • Underwater navigation for scuba divers
            • Drilling systems
            Customized versions available on request.

          • Air

          • Flexible High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions

            Sensonor designs and manufactures High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions utilized in the avionic inertial field. The Gyro and IMU modules hold the industry best SWaP to cost ratio. Sensonor has served the avionics industry with reliable sensor solutions for several decades. Initially, the company ventured into this segment with the industry first high accuracy MEMS pressure sensors for air data computers and engine control. Today, the ultimate focus is on flexible inertial solutions. The unique configuration possibilities allow the customer to optimize the product for their specific use.

            Sensonor products are designed into the applications below:

            • Camera/Mapping
            • Gimbal Control
            • DIRCM systems
            • Radar/LIDAR Stabilization
            • AHRS
            • Stand-by instruments
            • Navigation
            • Flight path tracking
            • Electronic warfare systems
            • Line-of-sight tracking / Precision pointing
            • Smart Munitions
            • Seeker stabilization
            • UAV/Target Drones
            Customized versions available on request.
          • Land

          • Components for safety critical applications in the automotive segment

            Sensonor designs and manufactures High Accuracy Gyro and IMU solutions that are used across a range of land operated applications. Sensonor has for several decades supplied components for safety critical applications in the automotive segment requiring the highest reliability. Sensonor was the first company ever to implement MEMS based accelerometers for airbag control. The experience and unprecedented focus on reliability and safety is the backbone in the development philosophy of all current products. The Gyro Modules and Inertial Measurement Units are after a decade in production established on a range of demanding platforms.

            Sensonor products are designed into the applications below:

            • Gun turret stabilization and RWS
            • North keeping systems
            • Pointing and target acquisition systems
            • Land navigator solutions
            • Autonomous vehicles
            • Mobile mapping systems
            • Man and vehicle portable LIDAR systems
            • GNSS supported navigation systems
            • Gimbal stabilized camera systems
            • Long range pointing and observation systems
            • General platform stabilizations
            • Humanoids
            • Motion picture industry high-end systems
            • Weapon launchers
            • Mortar control and pointing systems
            Customized versions available on request.