The OTUS-U170 gyro stabilised micro gimbal provides outstanding performance in one of the smallest form factors available.

The two axis gimbal reach a new level of stabilisation performance thanks to purpose-built high-bandwidth torque motors implementing active vibration attenuation. All electronics required for the advanced digital control fits within the unit shell. The user only have to connect an external power supply, a video monitor and a joystick, to have the system up and running.

A three dimensional micro-mechanical IMU and a laser range finder mounted directly on the optical bench, allows for advanced features like geo-location and geo-positioning, provided an external heading source is connected to the OTUS-U170.

The powerful digital servo controller of the OTUS-U170 is even capable of providing enough computational power to drive optional features like vehicle control and navigation.

Configure OTUS-U170
Gimbal System Two axis gyro stabilised fully integrated direct drive gimbal
De-stabilisation Down to <100 µrad
Feedback Performance 0.036° ± 0.1° typical encoder resolution/accuracy, 200 Hz update rate
Pan/Tilt Range Infinite range if payload does not require extending snout (sliprings in both axes)
Slew Rate Up to 180 °/sec maximum slew rate
Control Interface 1 x RS485 for user interaction and external heading/position source
Video Interface SDI, Ethernet, Analog
Power Requirements 18 - 36 Vdc, 20 W (typical), 40 W (peak)
Temperature 0 °C to +50 °C operational, -20 °C to 85 °C storage option: -40 °C to +50°C operational
Dimensions 170 mm diameter x 243 mm height
Weight from 2.3 kg (depending on payload and options)
Options Laser range finders, laser pointers, illuminators, automatic video tracker, geo-location / geo-tracker
Accessories Hand Control Unit, cable kits, heli-mounts, video recorder, video converters, etc.
Increased camera house protection level to IP44 -IP44 NOTE: 1
Custom specific colour -CL NOTE: 2
Laser range finder >1.5 km -LR1K5 NOTE: 3
Laser range finder >3.3 km -LR3K3 NOTE: 4
Laser pointer -LP  
Laser illuminator -LI500 NOTE: 5
Laser illuminator -LI2K NOTE: 6
Automatic video tracking -VT  
Geo-location -GL  
Geo-tracking -GT NOTE: 7
Low temperature handling -LT NOTE: 8
NTSC video interface -NT  
Check out the OTUS Accessories pages for Hand Control Unit, cable kits, heli-mounts, retraction system, video recorder, video converters, etc.    
1: Standard protection level: IP40
2: Standard surface coating colour: Satin Gray
3: LRF: Laser Range Finder, >1500 m range (NATO target 2.3 x 2.3 m, reflectivity: 30%), <1 m accuracy, requires an export license from BAFA
4: LRF: Laser Range Finder >3300 m range (reflectivity: 60%, detection probability: 90%, visibility: 10 km), >2500 m range (NATO target 2.3 x 2.3 m, reflectivity: 30%), <1 m accuracy
5: Laser illuminator >500 m range, wavelength 850 nm
6: Laser illuminator >2000 m range, wavelength 850 nm
7: Geo-tracking: requires Geo-location option
8: Low temperature: -40 °C to +50 °C operational