TargetPoint SX digital magnetic compass – Higher performance at half the price of the Vectronix® DMC-SX

For laser rangefinder and targeting systems designers looking to replace the Vectronix® DMC-SX with an equivalent part, the TargetPoint-SX is form, fit and function compatible to the DMC-SX, requiring little or no work to design into existing systems. TargetPoint-SX is designed and manufactured in the United States and offers better performance at a lower cost. TargetPoint-SX excels in conditions that cause errors in traditional digital magnetic compasses.  It is supported by highly skilled application engineers readily available to support integration into new or existing systems.


  • Vectronix DMC-SX form, fit and function compatible
  • 25% power consumption
  • Advanced, field-proven calibration algorithms
  • Combines PNI’s high sensitivity Magneto-Inductive sensors with the latest high stability 3-axis MEMS accelerometer for superior heading accuracy
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • ITAR-free

Technical Specifications:

Heading Accuracy
(full range calibration)
<0.25° rms
Tilt Accuracy<0.2° rms
Average Current Draw
(max sample rate)
11 mA
Sleep Mode Current Draw0.7 mA
Supply Voltage4.5 – 5.5 VDC
Communication InterfaceSerial Port, 5V TTL
Time to Retrieve Data
(initial power up / sleep mode)
210 ms / 80 ms​
Maximum Sample Rate20 Hz
DimensionsLength: 33 mm
Width: 31 mm
Height: 13.5 mm
Weight17 gm
Operating Temperature-40° to +85° C

For full product specifications, download the TargetPoint SX product sheet.​

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TargetPoint SX Product Sheet

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