VectoDAQ Air Data System

VectoDAQ Air Data System
The VectoDAQ Air Data Computer combined with a Vectoflow multi-hole probe is a compact and light system for measuring flow parameters for mobile applications.

Datasheet for VectoDAQ Air Data System

Pressure Scanner VectoDAQ

Details

The VectoDAQ Air Data Computer simultaneously measures pressure and temperature signals for a multi-hole probe and evaluates the data in real time to obtain flow parameters such as angle of attack, airspeed and altitude. The device has up to 14 differential pressure channels and an absolute pressure connection, which also serves as a reference for the differential pressure sensors. Each pressure channel can be customized according to customer requirements. The data is transmitted via USB or CAN interface and the transmission rate can be set from 1 to 50 Hz. In combination with a Vectoflow probe, this makes for a lightweight and compact measurement system for mobile applications, e.g. for measurements on air-based systems such as drones or for automotive as well as stationary applications. The device can be connected to different pro types ranging from a simple pitot-static probe, over a 5-hole probe up to a 14-hole omniprobe. 

Specifications

General
Weight130g (4,6 oz.)
Dimensions60 x 30 x 80 mm (2.4 x 1.2 x 3.2 in.)
Power Supply
Voltage/Current inputVia CAN connector, 7-24V, 50mA
Interfaces
USBCommunication with Host PC (for setup)
Power/CANCommunication with Host PC via CAN bus
Environmental Conditions
Operating Temperature-20 to 70 °C (-5 to 160 °F)
Operating MediumAir and other noncorrosive gases
Humidity0...95 %, non condensing
Pressure Measurement
Pressure Sensorsup to 14 differential pressure sensors with variable pressure ranges.Optional: Multiple pressure sensors ranges in one device with automatic switching between the sensors for optimal measurement accuracy at all air speeds
Pressure Sensor accuracyMax. +/-0,25% full scale (typical +/-0,1%)
Absolute pressure sensorBarometric or absolute pressure sensor
Temperature Acquisition
TemperatureThermocouple type K or PT100
Max. temperature100 °C (210 °F) standard(up to 300 °C (570 °F) possible)

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