Gadgeteer GPS Module

GHI Electronics | A-000000-00118
GPS module for your Gadgeteer projects.
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The Gadgeteer GPS module

This module allows your Gadgeteer project to know its position using GPS.

The Gadgeteer GPS module is based on a GPS U-Blox Neo-6M module and uses a simple patch antenna connected via a U.FI connector.
The processor communicates with this GPS module via a serial port at a frequency between 1 and 5 Hz. This module supports the NMEA and U-Blox 6 protocols.

An external switch allows configuring the baud rate from 4800 to 115200.

Limitations of this Gadgeteer GPS module

  1. This module does not work with the Fez Hydra Gadgeteer mainboard. However, it works well with other Gadgeteer mainboards.
  2. This GPS module only works in clear outdoor environment. It is not appropriate for indoors use.
  3. The module needs over 5 minutes to lock to satellites and obtain position..

Technical specifications of the Gadgeteer GPS module

  • Socket: U
  • Size: 27mm x 32mm
  • Weight: 16g
  • 3.3V Consumption: 70mA
  • 5V Consumption: 0mA

The Gadgeteer GPS module is provided with a Gadgeteer cable

This Gadgeteer GPS module is ROHS compliant.

This Gadgeteer GPS module is ROHS compliant.

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