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User Information for Inertial Navigation System (INS) using Stand-Alone Magnetic Compass (SAMC)

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2020
  • For some applications, the Inertial Labs Inertial Navigation System (INS) is configured to allow external heading input from a Stand-Alone Magnetic Compass (SAMC).
  • The SAMC by default is configured to communicate with the INS over Ethernet, using the Multi-Port Development kit.
  • Since the Multi-Port Development kit and INS have been modified from their original configuration, the Ethernet port can ONLY be used to communicate with an external SAMC.
  • If nothing is plugged into the Multi-Port Development kit, the INS will function as normal , but without aiding input from the SAMC.
  • If anything besides the SAMC is connected to the Ethernet port; however, the device will not operate properly, or may not operate at all. All updates, and communication with the INS should be dine over the COM ports in the Multi-Port Development Kit, and not the Ethernet port.

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