Locosys LS20031 GPS Receiver 32 Channel, 5Hz
The Locosys LS20031 GPS receiver is a complete 5Hz GPS smart antenna receiver, that includes an embedded antenna and GPS receiver circuits. This low-cost unit outputs an astounding amount of position information 5 times a second. The receiver is based on the proven technology found in LOCOSYS 32 channel GPS SMD type receivers that use MediaTek chip solution.
The GPS smart antenna will track up to 32 satellites at a time while providing fast time-to-first-fix, one-second navigation update and low power consumption. It can provide you with superior sensitivity and performace even in urban canyon and dense foliage environments. The capabilities meet the sensitivity requirements of car navigation as a well as other location-based applications.
Note: Unit does not contain a connector, however there are 5 bare pads you can solder to. Check out our tutorial on how to solder a right-angle 5-pin header to the pads. It's easier than you might think.
Check out our GPS buying guide!
- MediaTek MT3318 solution
- 5Hz output
- 57600bps TTL serial interface
- 3.3V @ 41mA
- 32 Channel GPS
- Fast TTFF at low signal level
- Up to 5Hz update rate
- Capable of SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS)
- Built-in micro battery to preserve system data for rapid satellite acquisition
- LED indicator for fix or no fix
- PMTK Protocol Reference
- Great configuration software: Mini GPS
- Example Configuration from DIYDrones
- Connection Tutorial
(SparkFun product GPS-08975)
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