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MicroStrain 3DM-GX5

Item Numbers

DescriptionCPR ItemSales KitInstallation Kit, With Fasteners
Microstrain 3DM-GX5-10 sensor017839028963028962
Microstrain 3DM-GX5-15 sensor017772027114027215
Microstrain 3DM-GX5-25 sensor014603027117027217
Microstrain 3DM-GX5-35 sensor028528028964028957
Microstrain 3DM-GX5-45 sensor017391028966028965


Mass16.5 - 20 g
Voltage, Minimum4 V, or USB
Voltage, Maximum36 V, or USB
Power, Maximum0.3 - 0.8 W
DataUSB 2.0 or RS-232
Ingress Protection, Solids3
Ingress Protection, Liquids0
Operating Temperature, Min-40 °C
Operating Temperature, Max85 °C

Software Bringup

This sensor is included in the Clearpath Robotics System Image that is installed on all our robots. This allows you to add or remove the sensor from your robot's software description by changing the environment variables in /etc/ros/setup.bash.

Refer to your robot's Description README file for more details:

Your robot's Tutorials page describes how the Clearpath Robotics System Image is installed and configured:


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Further Reading

  1. Clearpath Robotics Store, 3DM-GX5-10
  2. Clearpath Robotics Store, 3DM-GX5-15
  3. Clearpath Robotics Store, 3DM-GX5-25
  4. Clearpath Robotics Store, 3DM-GX5-35
  5. Clearpath Robotics Store, 3DM-GX5-45
  6. Datasheet, 3DM-GX5-10
  7. Datasheet, 3DM-GX5-15
  8. Datasheet, 3DM-GX5-25
  9. Datasheet, 3DM-GX5-35
  10. Datasheet, 3DM-GX5-45
  11. User Manual, 3DM-GX5-10
  12. User Manual, 3DM-GX5-15
  13. User Manual, 3DM-GX5-25
  14. User Manual, 3DM-GX5-35
  15. User Manual, 3DM-GX5-45
  16. LORD MicroStrain Website
  17. ROS webpage
  18. GitHub