PolaRx5

Multi-frequency, multi-constellation GNSS reference receiver

  • Tracks all visible GNSS signals (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, IRNSS)
  • High precision, low noise measurements
  • Unique Advanced Interference monitoring and mitigation (AIM+) + advanced GNSS+ toolkit
  • Powerful web interface and logging tools
  • Rugged housing and multiple interfaces
  • Up to 8 independent logging sessions
  • Logging both internally and to an external device
  • Internal battery for autonomous >24-hour operation (only available on PolaRx5e)
  • IP68 compliant (only available on PolaRx5e)

 

PolaRx5 is a versatile and robust multi-frequency GNSS reference receiver. The unique design of its tracking provides measurements with the lowest noise on the market while constantly monitoring and protecting against interference, multipath and other environmental effects. 

The PolaRx5 is developed specifically to support the most demanding applications for the earth science community offering a select range of advanced features which enable maximum accuracy and functionality. Powered by Septentrio’s next generation multi-frequency engine, the PolaRx5 offers 544 hardware channels for robust and high quality GNSS tracking. 

Independent tests have shown the PolaRx5 to consistently rank highest among GNSS receivers in many areas of measurement quality, including fewest number of cycle slips and lowest power consumption well below 2W.

The IP68 compliant variant, the PolaRx5e is also available which comes complete with battery. The GNSS specifications of the PolaRx5 and PolaRx5e are identical. The physical specifications differ slightly and are documented in the PolaRx5 datasheet.

The GNSS+ toolkit - Good positioning even in the most challenging environments

Septentrio’s field-proven Advanced Interference Mitigation (AIM+) technology enables the PolaRx5 to filter out both intentional and unintentional sources of radio interference, from narrowband signals over high powered pulsed signals to chirp jammers and Iridium interferers.

Septentrio’s patented Multipath Mitigation (APME+) technology – unique in eliminating short delay multipath without introduction of bias – guarantees superior measurement quality. If needed, the user has the ability to activate or deactivate APME+ to obtain completely unmodified measurements.

Mechanical vibrations or shocks caused by rough terrain can wreak havoc with satellite tracking. LOCK+ automatically adjusts the parameters of your receiver so you never lose position.

AIM+ anti-jamming and RF spectrum monitoring system

AIM+ offers built-in protection against intentional and unintentional jamming using a sophisticated system of sampling and mitigation mechanisms. Your high-precision GNSS / GPS receiver can automatically suppress the widest variety of interferers from simple continuous narrow-band signals to the more complex wide band and pulsed transmitters as well as lnmarsat and Iridium satellite transmissions. 

Intuitive Web user interface

With your high-precision GPS reference receiver comes an intuitive web user interface for easy operation and monitoring allowing you to control the receiver from any mobile device or computer. The web interface also uses easy-to-read quality indicators ideal to monitor the receiver operation during the job at hand.

Septentrio-PolaRx5-GNSS-Receiver-WebUI
Illustrative image for Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS Reference Receiver Web User Interface (WebUI)

Septentrio’s patented GNSS+ technologies

AIM+ Advanced Interference Monitoring and Mitigation
More info

AIM+

Unique anti-interference system monitors, flags and mitigates narrow and wideband interference, jamming and spoofing.

More info

Protocols

Onboard storage
More info

16GB internal disk, used for data logging

Number of logging sessions
More info

Up to 40 logging jobs (8 independent sessions x 5 data formats)

8

Interfaces

10 MHz reference input
10 MHz reference output
x PPS output
More info

Maximum 100 Hz

COM ports
4
Ethernet port
More info

100 Mbps

Wi-Fi
More info

Integrated Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

Power over Ethernet
More info

Power over Ethernet (PoE) 802.3af standard, mode A, 37-57VDC

USB client
More info

Full-speed USB

USB host
More info

USB host for external storage, up to 128GB.

HTTP/HTTPS

File transfer features

FTP server

Physical & environmental

IP rating
IP65

Support documentation

PolaRx5 Firmware v5.5.0 Release Notes
85.49 KB
Download
PolaRx5 Firmware Package v5.5.0
54.26 MB
Download
PolaRx5 Firmware v5.5.0 Reference Guide
2.24 MB
Download
PolaRx5 Quick Start Guide
256.64 KB
Download
PolaRx5 User Manual v2.4 (English)
7.6 MB
Download
3D drawing
2.78 MB
Download

Log in below and download our product resources

By filling in this form, you agree to the processing of your personal data by Septentrio in accordance with our privacy policy for the purpose of providing you with the requested information and keeping you informed via e-mail of relevant webinars, invitations to events and exhibitions, the latest product technology and insight articles about the GPS/GNSS industry and technology. If you change your mind, you can unsubscribe at any time.

Product datasheet

Insights