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Polaris™Guide GPS Receiver

For surface mobility, Rockwell Collins’ GPS-based equipment is unsurpassed. Our portable, versatile GPS receiver provides precision guidance capabilities for vehicular, hand-held, sensor and azimuth determination applications. The Polaris™Guide gives you a hand-held receiver with an easy-to-use man-machine interface (graphical user interface and moving maps) and a proven design that passes environmental, serial port and software testing for a low risk, field ready unit.

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GS Customer Support
Phone 1: 800-321-2223 (U.S. only)
Phone 2: +1 319-295-5100
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Features & Benefits

  • Low power, 14 hour+ battery life (continuous)
  • Low weight <1 pound
  • 12-channel continuous satellite tracking for all-in-view operation
  • Aggressive strategies to improve acquisition/reacquisition performance and reduce power consumption
  • Cold start without time, position or almanac in less than 100 seconds from complete OFF
  • Extended performance in a diverse jamming environment – J/S 24 dB during initial C/A code acquisition and track
  • Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM)
  • Resistance to multi-path effects
  • Outstanding GPS performance and history
  • Mature, proven GPS technology

Specifications

Performance

Frequency 

L1 frequency tracking 

Acquisition Times (based on 95% probability)

TTFF <90 sec (warm, STBY <15 min)TTFF<100 sec (cold) 

GPS Time Accuracy 

52 nanoseconds 

Dynamics 

Velocity: 250 m/s Acceleration: 20 m/s2 

Position Accuracy 

DGPS: <3 m, typical horizontal
*SPS: <16 m, 95% horizontal  

Velocity Accuracy 

0.4 m/sec 3D 95% (Static Handheld) 

Coordinate System 

30 predefind 6 user-defind 

Storage Capacity 

999 waypoints, 5 moving waypoints, 15 user-definable reversible routes of up to 999 legs each 

MTBF 

10,000 hours Spec. >30,000 hours demonstrated 

Datums 

233 predefind 6 user-defined 

Compatibility 

ICD-GPS-153, NMEA-0183 

Connectivity 

Both AN/PSN-13(A) and AN/PSN-11 using cables 

Physical Specs

Weight (with L91 primary cells) 

< 1 lb. (454 g) nominal 

Size/Volume 

6.35 in x 3.46 in x 1.58 in maximum(16.14 cm x 8.79 cm x 4.02 cm) 

Display Size (viewable) 

1.693 in (H) x 2.311 in(43.0 mm (H) x 58.7 mm) 

Power

External: 9 to 32 VDC; typical power: ~1 W

Batteries: 4 - 1.5V AA cells for prime power; 1 - 3.6V 1/2 AA cell for memory power

Prime Battery Life: > 14 hours

Environmental

Temperature Range 

Operating: -32°C (-26°F) to +70°C (+158°F)Storage: -57°C (-70°F) to 70°C (+158°F) 

Humidity 

0 to 100% (no precipitation) 

Water Resistant 

Immersible to one meter 

Altitude (operating) 

-400 m to 9,100 m MSL 

Typical System

Main Components

Handheld

Item

Description

Part Number

POLARIS GUIDE Receiver

SPS GPS Receiver *

822-2428-001 

Memory Battery

½ AA Size 3.6 VDC Lithium

221-0500-030 

Nylon Personnel Case

Nylon Case

987-5010-001 

Prime Battery Power Magazine

Spare Battery Power Magazine

987-8960-010 

Power Adapter (AC/DC)

Connects the POLARIS GUIDE to an AC power source.

987-4975-001 

Cable, POLARIS GUIDE-to-SINCGARS

Provides for SINCGARS Time Fill data input to a SINCGARS compatible device. (ITAR Controlled)

987-5014-001 

Cable, POLARIS GUIDE-to-POLARIS GUIDE/PLGR

The POLARIS GUIDE/POLARIS GUIDE/PLGR Cable provides for connection between two POLARIS GUIDE's or between a POLARIS GUIDE and a PLGR/DAGR.

987-5011-001 

Cable, POLARIS GUIDE-to-PC

The POLARIS GUIDE-to-PC Cable provides for connection between a POLARIS GUIDE and a PC.

987-5012-001 

Cable, USB-to-RS-422 Converter

Converts data from USB to RS-422 for accelerated loading of the maps functionality.

426-0228-010 

Cable, POLARIS GUIDE-to-HAVE QUICK

Provides for data output to a HAVEQUICK compatible device. (ITAR Controlled)

987-5002-001 

Manual

Operations & Maintenance Manual

523-0808963 

New Vehicle Installation

Item

Description

Part Number

POLARIS GUIDE Receiver

SPS GPS Receiver

822-2428-001 

Memory Battery

½ AA Size 3.6 VDC Lithium

221-0500-030 

Manual

Operations & Maintenance Manual

523-0808963 

Remote Antenna

L1 Remote Antenna (RA-1) with Magnetic Mount

013-1981-010 

Remote Antenna Cable

POLARIS GUIDE-to-RA-1 Cable (5 meters)

987-4640-001 

POLARIS GUIDE Cigarette Lighter Power Cable

Provides a connection between a POLARIS GUIDE and a cigarette lighter.

987-5008-001 

External Fused Power Cable

External Power Cable (5 meters)

987-5019-001 

POLARIS GUIDE Installation Mount

Mount

987-8960-101 

Installation Mount Adapter (Installations that require an approximate 1 1/2" additional clearance from the host platform.) **

Mount Adapter

987-8960-104 

Personnel Case

Nylon Case

987-5010-001 

Vehicle Installation Replacing PLGR

Item

Description

Part Number

POLARIS GUIDE

SPS GPS Receiver

822-2428-001 

Memory Battery

½ AA Size 3.6 VDC Lithium

221-0500-030 

Manual

Operations & Maintenance Manual

523-0808963 

Remote Antenna

L1 Remote Antenna (RA-1) with Magnetic Mount

013-1981-010 

Adapter Cable, PLGR External Antenna

Provides connection between the POLARIS GUIDE and an existing PLGR RA Cable

426-0250-010 

Adapter Cable, PLGR External Power

Provides connection between the POLARIS GUIDE and an existing PLGR external power cable.

426-0249-010 

POLARIS GUIDE Installation Mount

Mount

987-8960-101 

Installation Mount Adapter (Installations that require an approximate 1 1/2" additional clearance from the host platform.) **

Mount Adapter

987-8960-104 

Personnel Case

Nylon Case

987-5010-001 

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