The LS20031 GPS receiver is a complete 10Hz 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 66 channel GPS SMD type receivers that use MediaTek chip solution.
The GPS smart antenna will track up to 66 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.
This module makes a great gift for that special someone who's interested in playing with GPS. For more gift ideas check out theSparkFun Gift Guide!
Note: The new version of this module uses the MT3329 MTK chipset.
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.
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- MediaTek MT3329 solution
- 5Hz output
- 57600bps TTL serial interface
- 3.3V @ 41mA
- 66 Channel GPS
- Fast TTFF at low signal level
- Up to 10Hz 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
- Great configuration software: Mini GPS
- Example Configuration from DIYDrones