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iXblue Octans Nano: Subsea Gyrocompass and Attitude Sensor

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Octans Nano is the smallest and most adept state-of-the-art 4,000 m depth rated attitude and heading reference system (AHRS). lt is built on iXBlue·s renowned fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) technology and offshore instrumentation expertise.


High-performance sensors with real-time computation of true heading, roll, pitch and rates of turn, in a compact six liter housing

High reliability and low maintenance

Reduced cabling for advanced architectures and maintaining flexibility for older designs

Free of ITAR components

Ethernet and serial interfaces with sensor input rebroadcast capability


Operating / Storage Temperature: -20 °C to +55 °C / -40 °C to +80 °C

Rotation rate dynamic range: Up to 250 deg/s

Acceleration dynamic range: ±5 g

Dimensions (Ø x H): 178 x 266 mm

Weight (air / water): 10/5.5 kg


Attitude monitoring of subsea structures

ROV navigation

Fish, plough, and trencher navigation

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