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ClearSkies Geomatics offers state-of-the-art SOMAG Gyrostabilized Mounts that combine traditional physics with modern electronics. SOMAG AG Jena is a world-renowned company that develops and manufactures Gyro Stabilization Devices to carry airborne, land and marine sensors. ClearSkies Geomatics is proud to offer the sale of these devices in North America.

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GSM 4000 - Gyro Stabilization Mount

The GSM 4000 is the flagship of the airborne product line and was developed for large format sensors. SOMAG‘s largest three axes gimbal is extremely powerful with a payload up to 120 kg. The control panel on top of the mount guarantees user-friendly handling. The USB port allows you to connect the device with the SOMAG Mount Control App.

Key Features

  • Hydraulic gimbal system for highest stiffness with unmatched dynamics
  • Lift up function for easy accessibility of the camera lens or the bottom of the sensor
  • Passive Vibration Isolation Ring for decoupling of high frequency oscillations
  • Usable with SOMAG Mount Control App
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Field of Application

Air_Vex

Vexcel UltraCam‘s

Application Examples

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Riegl LiDAR‘s

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Teledyne Optech LiDAR‘s
IGI Mapping Systems

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±8.8°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±7.0°

Yaw (Drift)

≤±25.0°

Residual Angular Rate1

≤0.02° /s rms

Residual Deviation1

With IMU support2

≤0.02° rms

Without IMU support (with “Performance Boost” feature)

≤0.3° rms

Mass

29 kg

Payload3

10...120 kg

Usable Diameter

Ø410 mm

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Length

615 mm

Width

530 mm

Height4

175 mm

Interface

RS 232 / USB

Operational Voltage

28 VDC (24...30 VDC)

Power Consumption at 28 VDC

50 W rms / Peak 180 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

15 Amp Fuse

Operating Temperature

-20 °C...+60 °C

Storage Temperature

-55 °C...+85 °C

Gimbal System

Hydraulic Gimbal System

Applied

RTCA DO-160G, EUROCAE-14G,

Standards

ISO 7137, 2006/42/EC Machinery

  1. Vehicle angular motion <10° /s with typical data acquisition profile frequency spectrum
  2. Residual deviation depends on accuracy of used IMU
  3. Minimum payload is based on usage of Passive Vibration Isolation Ring
  4. Minimum: 149.5 mm / Maximum: 200.5 mm

DSM 400 - Dynamic Stabilization Mount

Cost efficient and medium modular stabilization devices gain more importance. For this case we developed the DSM 400, a high class Gyro Mount for medium format cameras and sensors. The Mount comes with a new simplified and redesigned con- trol panel. The panel includes one FMS port and an USB port to connect with our SOMAG Mount Control App.

Key Features

  • Electromechanical gimbal system
  • Gyro Mount for multiple medium for- mat cameras and sensors
  • Passive Vibration Isolation Ring for decoupling of high frequency oscillations
  • Usable with SOMAG Mount Control App

Field of Application

DSM series

Application Examples

  • Riegl VUX-1LR
  • Itres microCASI 1920
  • Phase One Aerial Systems
  • NEO VNIR - 1800

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±10.5°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±10.5°

Yaw (Drift)

≤±25.0°

Residual Angular Rate1

≤0.5° /s rms

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

With IMU support2

≤0.08° rms

Without IMU support (with “Performance Boost” feature)

≤0.3° rms

Mass

14 kg

Payload3

5...35 kg

Usable Diameter

Ø270 mm

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Length

460 mm

Width

430 mm

Height4

165 mm

Interface

RS 232 / USB

Operational Voltage

28 VDC (24...30 VDC)

Power Consumption at 28 VDC

30 W rms / Peak 120 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

15 Amp Fuse

Operating Temperature

-15°C...+55 °C

Storage Temperature

-15 °C...+55 °C

Gimbal System

Electromechanical Gimbal System

Applied

RTCA DO-160G, EUROCAE-14G,

Standards

ISO 7137, 2006/42/EC Machinery

  1. Vehicle angular motion <10° /s with typical data acquisition profile frequency spectrum
  2. Residual deviation depends on accuracy of used IMU
  3. Minimum payload is based on usage of Passive Vibration Isolation Ring
  4. Minimum: 131 mm / Maximum: 199 mm

CSM 40 - Compact Stabilization Mount

The CSM 40 is part of our new Mount generation, which is extra small and cost efficient. The compact design and highly functional modularity enable a powerful mounting system, which is particularly suitable for ultralight aircraft and drones. Like all SOMAG airborne Mounts, the CSM 40 offers a control panel and can also be connected to the SOMAG Mount Control App.

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Key Features

  • Electromechanical gimbal system
  • Gyro Mount with minimum dimensions and weight for single medium format cameras and sensors
  • Optional Passive Vibration Isolation Ring for decoupling of high frequency oscillations
  • Usable with SOMAG Mount Control App

Field of Application

Vexcel UltraCam‘s

Application Examples

  • Leica RCD 30 Hasselblad A6D
  • Phase One iXU/iXM series
  • Specim AisaKESTREL

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±15.0°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±15.0°

Yaw (Drift)

≤±25.0°

Residual Angular Rate1

≤0.5° /s rms

Residual Deviation1

With IMU support2

≤0.08° rms

Without IMU support (with “Performance Boost” feature)

≤0.3° rms

Mass

5.2 kg

Payload

0...15 kg

Usable Diameter

Ø130 mm

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Length

290 mm

Width

275 mm

Height3

121 mm

Interface

RS 232 / USB

Operational Voltage

28 VDC (24...30 VDC)

Power Consumption at 28 VDC

30 W rms / Peak 90 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

5 Amp Fuse

Operating Temperature

-15 °C...+55 °C

Storage Temperature

-40 °C...+85 °C

Gimbal System

Electromechanical Gimbal System

Applied

RTCA DO-160G, EUROCAE-14G,

Standards

ISO 7137, 2006/42/EC Machinery

  1. Vehicle angular motion <10° /s with typical data acquisition profile frequency spectrum
  2. Residual deviation depends on accuracy of used IMU
  3. Payload installation level: 110 mm / Minimum: 86 mm / Maximum: 134 mm

OSM 4000 - Offshore Stabilization Mount

SOMAG AG Jena's latest development - the OSM 4000 combines power with versatility . A combination of high-power engines and a hydraulic gimbal system enables the Mount to lift an unprecedented payload up to 160 kilos. The weatherproof design makes this device extremely ruggedized. Even harsh conditions set no limits to its functionality and precise performance.

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Key Features

  • Compact and robust Gyro Mount for use in harsh environments
  • IP Class 67: dust-, salt- and splash-water resistant
  • Optional higher payload up to 35 kg by using stronger engines
  • Operation down to -35 °C possible by installation of additional heating elements
  • Usable with SOMAG Mount Control App

Fields of Application

Land_Sea

Application Examples

  • 360° cameras
  • Antennas
  • Hyperspectral cameras
  • Infrared cameras
  • Mobile laser scanners
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Video cameras

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±10.0°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±13.0°

Yaw (Drift)

no drift correction

Residual Angular Rate1

≤0.5° /s rms

Residual Deviation1

With IMU support2

≤0.2° rms

Without IMU support (with “Performance Boost” feature)

≤0.5° rms

Mass

39 kg

Payload

0...160 kg

Usable Mounting Space

Ø600 mm

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Diameter

Ø665 mm

Height3

236.5 mm

Interface

RS 422 / USB

Operational Voltage

28 VDC (24...30 VDC)

Power Consumption4 at 28 VDC

100 W rms / Peak 650 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

20 Amp Fuse

Operating Temperature

-15 °C (optional -35°C)...+55 °C

Storage Temperature

-55 °C...+85 °C

Gimbal System

Hydraulic Gimbal System

Applied

RTCA DO-160G, EUROCAE-14G,

Standards

ISO 7137, 2006/42/EC Machinery

  1. Vehicle angular motion <10° /s with typical data acquisition profile frequency spectrum
  2. Residual deviation depends on accuracy of used IMU
  3. Minimum: 199 mm / Maximum: 274 mm
  4. Without wind force / average power consumption with wind force (200 Nm) = 225 W

NSM 400 - Nautical Stabilization Mount

The NSM 400 is the latest innovation in the SOMAG Mount portfolio and a medium-sized device between RSM 400 and OSM 4000. With a mounting space of Ø409 mm the gyro stabilization platform offers space for antennas, radars and a wide range of sensor systems.

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Key Advantages

  • Ethernet Interface
  • Power cable length up to 30 m
  • 350 Nm peak torque
  • IP 67
  • Paint job according to customer requirements
  • Input of ship data (NMEA frame) or external IMU data (NMEA frame) possible
  • Usable 24/7

Fields of Application

Land_Sea

Application Examples

  • 360° cameras
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Infrared cameras
  • Video cameras
  • Hyperspectral cameras
  • Laser scanners
  • Antennas

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±20.0°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±20.0°

Yaw (Drift)

no drift correction

Residual Deviation1

≤0.4° rms

Payload2

62.5 kg / 45 kg / 35 kg
137.8 lb / 99.2 lb / 77.1 lb

Continuous torque

125 Nm

Dynamic peak torque3

350 Nm

Mass

39 kg
72.8 lb

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Diameter

Ø486 mm / Ø19.13 in

Height

290 mm / 11.4 in

Usable Mounting Space

Ø409 mm / Ø16.1 in

IP class

IP 67

Operating Temperature

-30 °C...+55 °C
-22 °F...+131 °F

Storage Temperature

-55 °C...+85 °C
-67 °F...+185 °F

Communication Interfaces

Ethernet / RS 422 / RS232

Operational Voltage

28 VDC

Continuous Power Consumption4 at operational voltage

175 W

Peak Power Consumption4 at operational voltage

450 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

20 A

Gimbal System

Hydraulic Gimbal System

Applied Standards

IACS E10, DNV GL, BV, DIN EN IEC 60068, 2006/42/EC Machinery

*Preliminary data, subject to change

  1. Vehicle motion ≤±20.0° / 15° /s / 40° /s2 / small later accelerations (≤ 0.5 g) acceptable
  2. Possible payload weight depends on lateral acceleration and CoG of payload / shown data is based on 1.5 g lateral acceleration and a CoG payload offset to the Mount surface of: 300 mm / 400 mm / 500 mm
  3. Maximum duration 90 s at 55 °C surrounding temperature / longer if temperature inside the unit is < 55 °C
  4. Without wind force and other possible external forces

NSM 400 Stabilization Performance Test

RSM 400 - Ruggedized Stabilization Mount

The heat and cold resistant RSM 400 is specifically designed for marine and land applications to capture perfectly stabilized data in rough environments. The design of the base plate allows the adaptation of a wide range of cameras and scanners, making the device very versatile for various applications.

RSM 400

Key Features

  • Compact and robust Gyro Mount for use in harsh environments
  • IP Class 67: dust-, salt- and splash-water resistant
  • Optional higher payload up to 35 kg by using stronger engines
  • Operation down to -35 °C possible by installation of additional heating elements
  • Usable with SOMAG Mount Control App

Fields of Application

Land_Sea

Application Examples

  • 360° cameras
  • Antennas
  • Hyperspectral cameras
  • Infrared cameras
  • Mobile laser scanners
  • Thermal imaging cameras
  • Video cameras
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Panoramic thermal camera

Technical Specifications

Angular Stabilization Ranges1

Pitch at 0° Roll

≤±15.5°

Roll at 0° Pitch

≤±15.5°

Yaw (Drift)

no drift correction

Residual Angular Rate1

≤0.5° /s rms

Residual Deviation1

With IMU support2

≤0.2° rms

Without IMU support (with “Performance Boost” feature)

≤0.5° rms

Mass

6.6 kg

Payload

0...15 kg
(optional 25 kg)3

Usable Mounting Space

Ø286 mm

Dimensions (Regular Leveling Position)

Diameter

Ø335 mm

Height4

156.5 mm

Interface

RS 422 / USB

Operational Voltage

28 VDC (24...30 VDC)

Power Consumption at 28 VDC

70 W rms / Peak 130 W

Recommended Pre-Fuse

7.5 Amp Fuse

Operating Temperature

-15 °C (optional -35°C)...+55 °C

Storage Temperature

-40 °C...+85 °C

Gimbal System

Electromechanical Gimbal System

Applied

RTCA DO-160G, EUROCAE-14G,

Standards

ISO 7137, 2006/42/EC Machinery

  1. Vehicle angular motion <10° /s with typical data acquisition profile frequency spectrum
  2. Residual deviation depends on accuracy of used IMU
  3. 25 kg optional available/ movement range reduced to ≤±12.5° in Pitch and Roll, Height: 158 mm
  4. Minimum: 132.5 mm / Maximum: 180.5 mm