This is an assembled breakout board with a uBLOX MAX-M8Q module and SMA female connector suitable for connecting to a suitable active patch antenna (See related products).

Suitable for HAB Usage Max Altitude 50,000 meters / 164041 feet  in Flight Mode.


The module is supplied with a 2.54mm 8 way header and coin cell battery holder which we can fit for please check options to the right.

The board is constructed on 1.6mm PCB.

On the header are TX, RX, TP (PPS Output), 3V Supply (2.7V to 3.6V), I2C SDA/SCL and GND.

The MAX-M8Q  delivers all the benefits of the u-blox 8 GPS platform in a more compact form factor than ever before: high-sensitivity, intelligent power management.

Supporting temperatures down to -40'C and featuring a TCXO for better power saving and quicker startup the MAX M8Q is an ideal module.

 As per the data sheets the MAX M8Q can use upto 22mA under aquisition (5mA in power save mode once tracking).

The breakout has the following dimensions : 22mmx22mmx1.6mm approximately.

The default baud rate is 9600bps.

No battery is supplied. Suitable battery is 1216 3V Lithium Coin Cell.

uBLOX MAX-M8Q Breakout for Active Antennas

  • Brand: Uputronics
  • Product Code: HAB-BO-M8Q3A-ASSY
  • Availability: 8
  • £26.39

  • Ex Tax: £21.99

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