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08 - Using IMU / YAW with VBOX as Racelogic CAN Module

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Important note: IMU04 CAN based coms are not supported by Kalman filter, so RLCAB005-CS connection method cannot be used for IMU04 integration. This CAN module connection can be used purely to log IMU04 data channels.
 

Please see links below for more important information!

Mounting the IMU

Kalman filter calibration

 

Required equipment

IMU04
VBOX unit such as VB3i, VB2SX (works with all VB3i units)
IMU04
RLCAB005-CS (for use with 5 PIN CAN / SER port on IMU04) or RLCAB120 (for use with 6 PIN CAN / KF port on IMU04)
VBOX Tools or VBOX Setup
RLCAB001 / RLCAB066-2 - VBOX 3i PC connection cable (RS232 or USB)
VBOX Manager (optional)

 

 
IMU03
VBOX unit such as VB3i, VB2SX (works with all VB3i units)
IMU03
RLCAB005-CS
VBOX Tools or VBOX Setup
RLCAB001 / RLCAB066-2 – VBOX 3i PC connection cable (RS232 or USB)
VBOX Manager (optional)

Setup

  1. Connect IMU to VBOX (RL CAN port) using RLCAB005-CS or RLCAB120 (IMU04 only) cable.
  2. Connect VBOX to PC using RLCAB001 or RLCAB066-2 cable (RS232 or USB).
  3. Open VBOX Tools Setup or VBOX Setup.
  4. Click on the 3 Axis Module (VBOX Tools Setup) or IMU (VBOX Setup) tab, and tick all IMU channels to be logged and sent over serial (if required for live data display).
  5. Mount the VBOX 3i and IMU in test vehicle as described here
  6. Fit VBOX 3i GPS, GPS/ GLONASS antenna to centre of vehicles roof. Connect antenna to VBOX 3i and power up.
     

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VBOX Tools view

 

VBOX Setup view

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