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little math problem October 2018
10-24-2018, 06:08 PM (This post was last modified: 10-24-2018 06:10 PM by Thomas Okken.)
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(10-24-2018 03:43 PM)Maximilian Hohmann Wrote:  NB: On places like Amazon you can buy rugged commercial solid state gyrocompasses which would suit your rovers well - maybe the heavy enclosure could be swapped against a lightweight one:

That device is not a gyrocompass. The terminology in that listing is misleading; the manufacturer's web site is better:
The use of the term "rate gyro" in conjunction with the device being a compass makes it sound like a gyrocompass, but a rate gyro is actually just a turn rate measuring device. Note that they also mention calibrating the device for deviation; deviation is the term for the difference between true heading and magnetic heading.
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little math problem October 2018 - pier4r - 10-20-2018, 06:48 PM
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