Gimbal

 

GIM-01 isĀ  the 3D Gimbal at the center of all Millibox products. Wiring of the DUT is done with on axis pass-throught channels to prevent tangling. The Device Under Test is mounted on the laser guided 3D gimbal rotating platform. The 3D gimbal is controlled over a simple USB connection with open source software (source provided) containing all the functions and API to run and plot a full spherical (or partial) radiation pattern graph up to 1 degree resolution (64000 points). The outcome of the plot is a Comma Separated Values (.csv) heat-map file listing all capture position and captured data.

Applications:

  • 24GHz radar
  • 5G (NR) mmWave
  • 60GHz, 802.11ad, 802.11ay
  • 77GHz automotive radar
  • 81GHz radar
  • Other proprietary mmWave design from 18GHz to 95GHz

Usage:

  • Beamforming 3D capture
  • Over-The-Air mmWave measurements
  • Antenna-array performance test
  • beam coverage assesment
  • In-system antenna placment
  • Production test

Specifications:

  • base 200mm x 200mm, DUT height 320mm
  • Range -180 to +180 degree in H and V planes
  • resolution 1 degree in both plane.
  • Laser guided calibration at 0.1degree accuracy
  • Maximum DUT size 40mm x 200mm x 110mm (1.5″ x 7.9″ x 4.3″) THW
  • Maximum DUT weight 500g (1lb) balanced
  • Made in USA with domestic and imported parts.
  • USB controller included
  • Open source software controller in python provided
  • Customization available on request.

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