Gadgeteer GPS Module
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
- This module does not work with the Fez Hydra Gadgeteer mainboard. However, it works well with other Gadgeteer mainboards.
- This GPS module only works in clear outdoor environment. It is not appropriate for indoors use.
- 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.