Bread Crumbs? We Have GPS! – Information

Howdy everybody and welcome again to a different Friday Product Publish right here at SparkFun Electronics! This week we solely have a single product to point out off (as a result of we may be engaged on one thing huge releasing within the subsequent few weeks) however that does not make it any much less thrilling! The SAM-M10Q GPS Breakout is the subsequent iteration of our SAM-M8Q board that we launched a number of years in the past and could be thought of a drop-in alternative! It is a fairly spectacular receiver for its measurement, so that is one you positively will not need to sleep on. Let’s soar in and take a better take a look at this week’s new product!

The SAM-M10Q features a built-in chip antenna and is appropriate with the L1 band on all 5 GNSS constellations.

The SparkFun SAM-M10Q GPS Breakout options the SAM-M10Q chip-antenna module from u-blox©. The M10Q line is the successor to u-blox’s M8Q discovered on the SparkFun GPS Breakout – Chip Antenna, SAM-M8Q (Qwiic), and is a drop-in alternative with up to date options to scale back energy consumption by nearly half whereas additionally bettering efficiency and accuracy. The SAM-M10Q can obtain as much as 4 GNSS constellations directly which improves time-to-fix and positional accuracy even in areas with a restricted view of the sky.

The SAM-M10Q features a built-in chip antenna and is appropriate with the L1 band on all 5 GNSS constellations (GPS L1 C/A, QZSS L1 C/A L1S, GLONASS L1OF, BeiDou B1C, and Galileo E1B/C). It has a horizontal place accuracy of 1.5m, a max replace fee of 18Hz when transmitting with only one GNSS constellation (max of 5Hz with 4 GNSS), and a chilly begin time to repair of 23 seconds. The board features a rechargeable 3V/1mAh battery to offer backup energy for as much as 4 hours to take care of a sizzling begin of only a single second.

We designed this board to combine into the Qwiic system that requires no soldering to attach it to the remainder of your I2C system. Nonetheless, the board nonetheless breaks out 0.1″-spaced pins for customers preferring a soldered connection or prototyping on a breadboard.

That is it for this week. As all the time, we won’t wait to see what you make. Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or tell us on Instagram, Fb or LinkedIn. Please be protected on the market, be sort to at least one one other! We’ll be again with extra new merchandise subsequent week so make sure that to test again then. Pleased hacking!

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