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DS-GYROInertial measurement units (IMU)

DS-GYRO is a high-performance MEMS-based inertial measurement unit (IMU). With its rugged housing and industry-standard communication protocols it is designed to meet the needs of various navigational applications.

The device outputs and logs standard inertial measurement data (Pitch, Roll, Yaw) together with device diagnostic information. The device is bundled with award-winning DewesoftX data acquisition software for acquiring, storing, visualization, and real-time data processing.

Inertial platforms

Inertial platforms















USB 2.0

USB 2.0

CAN bus

CAN bus

Time source

Time source





-40°C to +85°C

-40°C to +85°C

Shock rating 2000g

Shock rating 2000g

Shock rating 40g

Shock rating 40g

DS-GYRO highlights

USB 3.0 interface

DS-GYRO3 is a USB 3 type C device. USB connector provides locking bolts for a fast and reliable data transfer to the bundled DewesoftX software. The DS-GYRO3 device is powered from the same USB 3.0 port.

CAN bus output

DS-GYRO3 can be configured to output the data via the CAN bus output port. Once configured and initialized the unit can operate autonomously without connection to DewesoftX software. Ready for third-party integration.

High sampling rate

The DS-GYRO3 provides data of up to 1800 samples per second. The data is streamed straight to the connected computer running DewesoftX software or an external CAN bus device.

High-performance sensors

DS-GYRO3 has a built-in non-ITAR, micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) IMU that includes MEMS gyroscopes, accelerometers, and magnetometers, making it a small 9 degrees of freedom (DOF) IMU device.

Robust, compact design

The DS-GYRO devices are very small and compact and they are built in rugged chassis with IP68 environmental protection.

Software included

Every Dewesoft data acquisition system is bundled with award-winning DewesoftX data acquisition software. The software is easy to use but very rich and deep in functionality. All software updates are free forever with no hidden licensing or yearly maintenance fees.

Dewesoft quality and 7-year warranty

Enjoy our industry-leading 7-year warranty. Our data acquisition systems are made in Europe, utilizing only the highest build quality standards. We offer free and customer-focused technical support. Your investment into the Dewesoft solutions is protected for years ahead.

High-performance inertial measurement unit (IMU)

DS-GYRO3 is a high-performance Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). With its rugged housing and industry-standard communication protocols it is designed to meet the needs of various navigational applications. 

The unit by itself sends standard inertial measurement data (Pitch, Roll, and Yaw), an additional magnetometer, and diagnostic information.

The device provides two data interfaces:

  • USB 3.0 type C for PC connection running DewesoftX data acquisition software.

  • CAN interface for 3rd-party integrations.

  • The DS-GYRO3 device is powered by the same USB cable.

By connecting the unit to a USB port of a PC running DewesoftX data acquisition software, the data can be displayed, processed, and stored in real-time. Additionally, the DewesoftX software calculates the unit orientation from built-in inertial sensors with an extended Kalman filter (EKF) algorithm.

DS-GYRO3 provides an update rate of 1800 Hz and is in general more accurate that the DS-GYRO1 device.

Robust design in a small package

DS-GYRO3 device is built in a very robust and small housing with IP68-grade environmental protection. The device is waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and ready to be used in any condition. The device can operate in extreme temperature conditions from -40°C to +85°C. The device also corresponds to the MIL-STD-810G and IEC 60068-2-27 specifications.

  • Size: 82,61 x 54,7 x 30,1 mm [3.3 x 2.2 x 1.2 inch]

  • Weight: 55 grams [1.94 ounces]

Built with accurate internal sensors

DS-GYRO3 is a non-ITAR, MEMS-based IMU device. It includes several inertial sensors that provide 9 degrees of freedom (DOF) movement in a small package. This is achieved with three types of built-in sensors:

  1. MEMS-based gyroscope: ±490 degrees per second in all axes.

  2. MEMS-based accelerometer: ±16g in all axes.

  3. Magnetometer

Cost-efficient inertial measurement unit (IMU)

DS-GYRO1 is a cost-efficient inertial measurement unit (IMU) with a great cost-performance ratio. It also features rugged housing with IP67 environmental protection. DS-GYRO1 can meet the needs of various navigational applications. 

The unit by itself sends standard inertial measurement data (Pitch, Roll, and Yaw), an additional magnetometer, and diagnostic information.

The device provides a USB data interface:

  • USB 2.0 for PC connection running DewesoftX data acquisition software.

  • The DS-GYRO1 is powered via the same USB 2.0 connection.

  • The USB cable is connected and secured to the unit with a round locking.

DS-GYRO1 offers an update rate of up to 500 Hz and an acceleration range of 2g, 4g, and 16g.

DewesoftX data acquisition software included

DS-GYRO devices include our award-winning DewesoftX software. Setting up DS-GYRO devices is very simple and painless. Once the device is connected the software will show all available channels (parameters) from the device.

3d model widget

A DewesoftX 3D model widget allows visualizing the yaw, pitch, and roll of the 3D model of your vehicles (cars, planes, boats) connected to the DS-GYRO channels. When in Measure or Analyze mode the model will change the position and orientation accordingly to the DS-GYRO channels that are assigned to the widget.

Perfect for various applications

DS-GYRO inertial measurement units can be used in many testing applications.


  • The behavior and orientation of the vessel on the water's surface.


  • Pitch, roll, yay of the air and ground vehicles

  • Measuring the movement of the suspension of aircraft


  • Monitoring of robotic arms

  • Monitoring of cranes

Additional Resources Manuals, Webinars, and Training Courses

  • GNSS measurement online training course

  • Polygon online training course

  • DewesoftX map visual control software manual

  • DewesoftX GPS module software manual


Award-Winning Data Acquisition Software Included for Free

Dewesoft data acquisition systems are bundled with award-winning DewesoftX data acquisition software. It is the world's most advanced and easy-to-use data recording and signal processing software. Software and hardware work together like magic. It offers simplicity as well as deep functionality to tackle any test and measurement task.

And the best part? You get lifetime FREE software updates and technical support. Software is evolving all the time. New major releases are released every 3 months constantly adding new features, optimizations, and other improvements. There are no hidden costs and will remain free forever.

Plug and Play

Connecting the DAQ system and sensors could not be faster or easier. DewesoftX software will automatically detect the connected DAQ systems and TEDS-equipped sensors will configure the channel configuration automatically. Features like:

  • Hardware auto-detection.

  • Smart sensors.

  • Sensor database.

  • Advanced TEDS sensor support.

  • Built-in unit conversion.

  • Real-time signal preview.

  • Wiring schematics.

will make you ready for measurement in seconds. Spend less time configuring your DAQ hardware and be more productive. Time is money!

Measure and Store

Powerful storing capabilities with more than 500 MB/s sustained stream rates mean you can always store data at full speed and never again worry about losing data that could compromise your tests. DewesoftX storing features offer:

  • Real-time data acquisition.

  • Synchronized acquisition of analog, counter, video, GPS, CAN bus, and many other sources.

  • Advanced triggering and alarms.

  • Single or multi-file storage.

  • Remote and distributed network storing.

  • Automated test sequences.

Even if you store gigabytes of data, our innovative data file format​​​​​​​ will ensure you can reload and analyze your data as fast as in a blink of an eye.

Analyse and Publish

NVH, structural testing, power analysis, and more. Forget about using several complex software solutions to record and analyze your data. DewesoftX offers one-stop shop for all test and measurement tasks. Our software offers:

  • Online and offline mathematics.

  • Flexible real-time visual displays.

  • Synchronized video support.

  • PDF and Word reporting tools.

  • Data export to many standard file formats.

  • Unlimited FREE license seats to view and analyze stored data.

DewesoftX is designed with the mindset of a test engineer and offers a complete testing solution in a single software package that is easy and joy to use.

Lifetime Free Updates

We are offering no-bluff or hidden cost licensing model for our data acquisition software. A new major version is released every three months bringing new features, performance boosts, bugfixes, with no additional cost to you. All updates for our existing users are free forever.

Unlimited License Seats

Our licensing model offers unlimited seats for analysing the recorded data. The recorded data file will bundle the license. Simply share data file with your colleagues and they can download software for free and ready to fully analyze the data. No additional licenses are needed.

Free Technical Support

We are putting our customers first. Free worldwide technical support is available for our DAQ software and hardware. Our technical support team is responsive and will attend to every support request and solve it in the fastest possible manner. Local technical support in our local offices is also available for you at no extra cost.

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