High-performance heading, pitch and roll for towed arrays

Digital Magnetic Compass (DMC) SeaTRAX

The SeaTRAX with PNI’s high sensitivity magnetometers and accelerometers is a COTS high- performance heading sensor for seismic streamers and towed arrays.

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PNI’s SeaTRAX provides reliable heading, pitch and roll in a single module for easy integration into any streamer and towed array systems.

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​ITAR-free and made in the U.S.A.

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Advanced hard and soft-iron calibration algorithms compensate for any magnetic distortions inherent in the host system removing the need for Helmholtz cages and design complexities of building non-magnetic systems.

Technical Specifications

Heading Accuracy
(full range calibration)
0.3° rms
Tilt Accuracy0.2° rms 
Supply Voltage3.8 - 9V
Average Current Draw
(max sample rate)
25mA
Sleep Mode Current Draw0.3 mA
Maximum Sample Rate Hz50 Hz
Communication InterfaceRS232 UART​
DimensionsStandard Part Number 13457: 70 x 11.8 x 10.3
Option Part Number 13118: 70 x 11.8 x 9.8
Weight4.3 gm
Operating Temperature-40° to +85° C

Download Documentation

SeaTRAX User Manual

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Phone

(707) 566-2260

Email

info@pnicorp.com

Address

2331 Circadian Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95407