Linx Technologies Compact Module Simplify GPS


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Linx Technologies Compact Module Simplify GPS

The SG and SR Series of GPS modules can be easily applied to blend high performance, low power and cost effectiveness into a single, compact, SMD package. The module’s SiRFstar III low-power chipset minimizes power consumption and provides exceptional sensitivity, even in dense foliage and urban canyons. The receivers feature an on-board LNA and SAW filter, as well as an integrated antenna (SR Version) or external antenna (SG Version), which further lowers cost and reduces complexity. No other RF components are needed and the module’s standard NMEA data output makes them easy to integrate, even by engineers without previous RF or GPS experience. Also available is the MDEV-GPS Master Development System, which contains everything needed to rapidly evaluate the SG or SR Series GPS modules and implement them in record time. This all-inclusive Master Development System features a preassembled development board with an on-board OLED display for standalone testing. The system can also be attached to a PC via USB and operated using the supplied software. The software shows satellite positions, SNR, satellites in use, NMEA data, coordinates, and even the module’s position on Google Maps! For development, a convenient prototyping area with breakout headers and regulated power supply allows for rapid testing and interface. The RXM-GPS-SG and RXM-GPS-SR modules are priced at $24.95 and $34.95, respectively, in 200-piece quantities. MDEV-GPS Master Development Systems are priced at $249 for the SG version and $289 for the SR version. [Source : www.linxtechnologies.com]

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