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This is an assembled breakout board with a uBLOX MAX-M8Q-10 module and SMA female connector suitable for connecting to a suitable active patch antenna (See related products).
Available in a 3V board or with regulator and level convertors for use with 5V microcontrollers/supply.
Suitable for HAB Usage Max Altitude 50,000 meters / 164041 feet in Flight Mode.
The board is constructed on 1.6mm PCB and features a PPS LED and Supercap for retaining settings through power cycles.
On the header are TX, RX, TP (PPS Output), I2C SDA/SCL and GND.
For 3V versions supply is 2.7V to 3.6V.
For 5V versions supply is 4.5V to 30V.
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 start-up 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.
uBLOX MAX-M8Q Breakout for Active Antennas
- Brand: Uputronics
- Product Code: HAB-BO-M8Q
- Availability: 104
- Ex Tax: £21.99
Tags: GPS Breakout