DSP-1750 Fiber Optic Gyro

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Extremely High Bandwidth and Very Low Noise
KVH’s DSP-1750 FOG is the smallest high performance fiber optic gyro in the world. Designed for ease of integration, the DSP-1750 has a two-piece design allowing the optical sensors to be installed directly on the sensitive axis, with the gyroscope’s control circuit cards integrated elsewhere in the system. The DSP-1750 FOG uses KVH’s unique 170-micron E•Core ThinFiber, the smallest D-shaped optical fiber which is capable of delivering extremely low noise with very high bandwidth.

Designed for Ease of Integration
The DSP-1750 offers numerous configurations to meet the needs of a wide range of stabilization, guidance, precision pointing and navigation applications. The 1750 FOG is available in dual and single axis configurations with digital or analog outputs. The flexible, adaptable design of the DSP-1750 gyro is ideal for defense and commercial applications in which low payload weight, compact size and high performance are critical to success. This gyro provides cost effective solutions for a vast number of precision pointing, stabilization and navigation applications including stabilization of weapon and equipment platforms, navigation and stabilization for autonomous vehicles for land, sea and air, stabilization of longer-range optical and sensor systems, high-speed gimbals, tactical missiles and more.

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  • Innovative E•Core ThinFiber enables extreme accuracy in ultra-compact size
  • Angle random walk ≤0.013°/√hr
  • ±490°/sec and ±1000°/sec* input rate options delivering very high bandwidth
  • Superior bias instability of ≤0.1°/hr, 1σ
  • Digital or analog outputs; single- and dual-axis configurations
  • Magnetically shielded option
  • Excellent scale factor and linearity in compact size offers high performance for applications with size and weight restrictions

Featured Options

  • Available with digital or analog outputs, the DSP-1750 offers both single- and dual-axis configurations to support a wide range of applications and installation requirements.
  • Magnetically shielded variants are available for the single- and dual-axis DSP-1750 for superior performance in magnetically aggressive environments.
  • The DSP-1750’s two-piece design enables outstanding installation flexibility.

Exclusive Technology

  • E•Core ThinFiber
    KVH’s proprietary polarization maintaining E•Core ThinFiber delivers outstanding precision performance in much smaller size gyros, such as the DSP-1750. By reducing the overall diameter of KVH’s standard E•Core fiber to just 170 microns (a 30% reduction!), the resulting E•Core ThinFiber dramatically increases the accuracy of our standard size gyros, and produces small gyros that deliver extremely high bandwidth and low noise.
  • DSP Technology
    KVH’s Digital Signal Processing (DSP) electronics improve fiber optic gyro performance in such critical areas as scale factor and bias versus temperature, scale factor linearity, turn-on to turn-on repeatability, and maximum input rate. The innovative DSP design is covered by multiple patents and overcomes the limitations of analog signal processing, virtually eliminating temperature-sensitive drift and rotation errors.

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