High Accuracy Digital Compass with 4-20mA Output

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  • Weight
    0.3 kg
  • SKU
    SRS-220

HCM508B digital magnetic compass. Course accuracy better than 0.5 degrees at 0.1 degree resolution. Housed in a rugged IP67 aluminium enclosure.

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The HCM508BA1 is a high end 3D digital compass, capable of resolving magnetic north with better than 0.5 degree accuracy and 0.1 degree resolution. The 3-axis flux-gate technology uses hard magnetic and soft magnetic algorithms to maintain course accuracy over a wide range of tilt angles, even in magnetically noisy environments.

The unit is housed in a rugged aluminium enclosure rated to IP67. All electronics are military grade. Operating temperature range -40°C to 85°C.

Some applications include:

  • Satellite antenna search satellite
  • Marine navigation surveying and mapping
  • GPS integrated navigation
  • Oceanography measurement instruments
  • Special occasion robot


  • Power supply: 24 V DC
  • Output: 4 to 20 mA
  • Heading accuracy: 0.3 - 0.5°
  • Tilt angle resolution: 0.1°
  • Tilt angle accuracy: 0.2°
  • Angle range: ±180°
  • Package contents: HCM508 compass, wiring diagram including pinout, four pin connector plug on 30cm flying leads.
  • Dimension: 125 L x 22 W x 24 H mm

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