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VBOX 3i Versions

VBOX 3i has been updated over time to implement new features and specifications, an overview of the different versions is listed below. Current datasheets as well as legacy datasheets for older versions are available on the VBOX Automotive website.

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VBOX 3i V2-V5

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VBOX 3i V1

VBOX 3i V5 (current)

VBOX 3i V5 introduced improvements to the GNSS Receiver along with other minor changes.

Model
 
Constellations RTK Dual Antenna IMU Integration Correction Messages Firmware

VB3i-V5

GPS + GLONASS

No

No

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSL-V5

GPS + GLONASS

No

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSLRTK-V5

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VBOX 3i V4

VBOX 3i V4 introduced isolation to the analogue inputs/outputs and the input impedance of the analogue inputs was increased to reduce the degree of loading on the measured signal source. Other changes were made including improvements to the efficiency of the internal power supplies.

Model
 
Constellations RTK Dual Antenna IMU Integration Correction Messages Firmware

VB3i-V4

GPS

No

No

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3i-V4G

GPS + GLONASS

No

No

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSL-V4

GPS + GLONASS

No

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSLRTK-V4

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

 

VBOX 3i V3

VBOX 3i V3 introduced IMU04 integration along with other minor changes.

Model
 
Constellations RTK Dual Antenna IMU Integration Correction Messages Firmware

VB3i-V3

GPS

No

No

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3i-V3G

GPS + GLONASS

No

No

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSL-V3

GPS + GLONASS

No

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSLRTK-V3

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

Yes

IMU03/IMU04

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

 

VBOX 3i V2

VBOX 3i V2 introduced dual antenna functionality along with other minor changes.

Model
 
Constellations RTK Dual Antenna IMU Integration Correction Messages Firmware

VB3i-V2

GPS

No

No

IMU03**

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSL

GPS + GLONASS

No

Yes

IMU03**

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iSLRTK

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

Yes

IMU03**

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VBOX 3i V1

Model
 
Constellations RTK Dual Antenna IMU Integration Correction Messages Firmware

VB3i

GPS

No

No

IMU03**

• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iR2G2

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

No

IMU03**

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• RL 2 cm
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*

VB3iR10G10

GPS + GLONASS

Yes

No

IMU03**

• RTCM v3
• CMR
• RL 2 cm
• NTRIP
• RTCM v2
• SBAS

V2.6 b21828*


IMPORTANT - Units may have been subsequently sent back to Racelogic to be upgraded, this information relates to the specification of units at manufacture only.
 

Notes:

  • * Unless directed to use another Firmware version by Racelogic.
  • ** In VBOX 3i V1 and V2 models, an IMU04 can still be used to collect standard accelerometer channels such as Pitch Rate and Roll Rate.
  • RTCM v3 message includes Type 1004, Type 1006, Type 1008 and Type 1012 messages, more information on these can be found here.
  • CMR message includes Type 0, Type 1 and Type 3 messages, more information on these can be found here.
  • RTCM v2 message includes Type 1, Type 3, Type 21 and Type 32 messages, more information on these can be found here.