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Silicon VSG

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1212
Category: Gyro
Object Type: Module/Sub-Assembly/Component
Object Name: Silicon VSG
Part No: RRS01-01-0100
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: BAE Systems
Division: Unknown
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
229 
Height (mm):
44 
Depth (mm):
188 
Weight (g):
418 
Location: Main Object Store
Inscription(s):

[parts on display stand]
Silicon VSG
The world's first commercially available micro-machined silicon gyroscope (rate sensor)
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[large can]
BAE Systems
SiRRS
Pt. No: RRS01-01-0100
Not for use
Rate ± °/s: 110
Bandwidth Hz: >50
Patented
Plymouth England
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[4x small cans]
SSS_SGH01-03.06
A2C52004767_F_
[can 1] 03030143/0009000
[can 2] 0207018080094000
[can 3] 0207018080112000
[can 4] 0207018080119000

Notes:

This collection of parts is in a blue-lined, black-plastic, samples case labelled: "SiRRS01 - Model". The given dimensions are with all the parts inside this case.

The VSG on the display stand is:
- 80 x 27 x 90 mm & 60g.

The basic VSG component in its small can is:
- 18 x 12 x 18 mm & 6g.

The VSG and its support circuitry in the large can is:
- 32 x 20 x 32 mm & 28g.

It is likely that SiRRS means: "Silicon Rotation Rate Sensor".

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