Magnetometer Design

Pictures

Magneto inductive sensor

Three magneto inductive sensors (2 light green and 1 smaller silver) hooked up to the driver.
With the three sensors it can measure magnetic fields on each axis.

 

The micro controller and bread board.

 

Over all set up of micro controller, driver, sensors, oscilloscope, and logic analyzer.

 

Dissection of the magneto-inductive sensor

The Precision Navigation sensor before dissection. (images created by Solidworks)

 

The front view of the magneto inductive sensor.

Exploded view of the magneto inductive sensor.

Cross sectional area of the dissected magnetometer.

 

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