Digital Sun Sensor 64 Degree

Digital Sun Sensor (±32°)

Adcole ±32° Digital Sun Sensor provides better accuracy and resolution than the ±64° DSS.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS

Configuration

Number of Measurement Axes

2 (each sensor)

Number of Sensors

2 (1 each redundant side)

Parameters

Field of View

±32° x  ±32° (each sensor)

Accuracy

±0.1°

LSB Size

0.125°

Input Power

28 + 7 Vdc (other ranges available)
(Typical power dissipation <1W)

Output

Serial data stream consisting of two 10-bit data words (typically) plus one dedicated sun presence bit.
Note: One word per axis, each consisting of 9 bits of sun angle data, and 1 identity bit.

Weight

Sensor

0.66 lb (0.3 kg) nominal

Electronics

2.2 lb (1 kg) nominal

Size (exclusive of connector)

Sensor

3.8” x 3.7” x 2.1” (96 x 94 x 53 mm)

Electronics

7.5” x 5” x 2.1” (190 x 127 x 53 mm)