Autonomous ADCS for SmallSats & 6U CubeSats

SKU: iADCS400

ADCS System by AAC Clyde Space (1 more product)

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The iADCS400 from AAC Clyde Space is an Autonomous Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) that is designed for small satellites and 6U CubeSats. It has a mass of 1.15-1.7 Kg. The ADCS system consists of an ST200 star tracker, RW400 series reaction wheels, MTQ400 series magnetorquers, an optional external magnetometer, sun sensors, GNSS receivers, and precision gyroscopes. It has a pointing accuracy of less than 1 deg with a slew rate of 1.57 deg/sec. The ADCS system has a total momentum storage per axis of +/- 1.5, +/- 3.0, and +/- 6.01 mN.m.s and a maximum torque of 2 mNm. It requires a DC supply of 4.9-15 V and has a power consumption of 900 mW (idle) and 2000 mW (nominal).

The iADCS400 supports I2C, RS-422, RS-485, UART, and CAN interfaces. It has an internal fire-and-forget controller, which frees up the host processor’s workload, providing nadir and target pointing modes, as well as backup de-tumbling, intentional spin modes, and slewing for 6 to 12 U satellites or platforms with similar moments of inertia. This ADCS system measures 95.4 x 95.9 x 67.3 mm.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    iADCS400
  • Manufacturer
    AAC Clyde Space
  • Description
    Autonomous ADCS for SmallSats & 6U CubeSats

General Parameters

  • Satellite Type
    CubeSat, SmallSat
  • Component
    Reaction Wheel, Magnetorquer, Sun Sensor, GNSS Receiver, Gyroscope
  • Mass
    1.150, 1.300, 1.700 kg
  • Torque
    2 mNm
  • Momentum
    +/- 1.5, +/- 3.0, +/- 6.0 mNms
  • Pointing Accuracy
    1 deg
  • Supply Voltage
    4.9 to 15 V
  • Power Consumption
    Idle: 900 mW(2400 mW), Nominal: 2000 mW
  • Radiation Tolerance
    45 krad (Si)
  • Slew Rate
    1.57 deg/sec
  • Data Interface
    I2C, RS-422, RS-485, UART, CAN
  • Operating Temperature
    - 45 / - 20 to + 40 / + 85 Degree C
  • Dimension
    95.4 x 95.9 x 67.3 mm

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