The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.

View our Terms and Condtions View our Privacy policy

Matek GPS & Compass Module M8Q-5883

£24.94
(No reviews yet) Write a Review
SKU:
M8Q-5883
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout

This is a tiny GPS module with an integrated compass sensor form Matek.  Designed to be used when your aircraft does not have much space, the Ublox M8Q module insures you get accurate position information.   This unit is designed to work with Inav, Betaflight and also ardupilot systems.  The integrated compass module is essential for multirotor applications and allows you to mount the GPS/compass module away from sources of interference to give you the best possible position accuracy.

gps-m8q-5883-1-1030x412.jpg

gps-m8q-5883-2-1030x412.jpg

gps-m8q-5883-3-1030x412.jpg

Features

  • 72-channel u-blox M8 engine GPS L1C/A, SBAS L1C/A, QZSS L1C/A, QZSS L1 SAIF, GLONASS L1OF, Galileo E1B/C
  • On-board Ultra low noise 3.3V voltage regulator and RF filter for noise blocking
  • Features an additional front-end LNA for optimized performance and a front-end SAW filter for increased jamming immunity
  • Build-in embedded GNSS patch antenna, low power consumption
  • The 15 x 15 mm patch antenna provides the best compromise between the performance of a Right Hand Circular Polarized (RHCP) antenna and a small size to be integrated in any design.
  • Magnetic sensor QMC5883L integrated

 

  • Max navigation update rate
    Single GNSS up to 18 Hz
    2 Concurrent GNSS(GPS & GLONASS) up to 10 Hz
  • Horizontal position accuracy(GPS & GLONASS) 2.5 m CEP
  • Velocity accuracy 0.05m/s
  • Cold start 26 s
    Aided cold starts: 2 s
    Hot start 1 s
  • Sensitivity
    Tracking & Navigation: –165 dBm
    Reacquisition: –158 dBm
    Cold start: –146 dBm
    Hot start: –155 dBm

Specifications

  • Input voltage range: 4~6V
  • Uart (Tx,Rx) interface for GPS SAM-M8Q
  • I2C (DA,CL) interface for Compass QMC5883L
  • Battery for HOT module start
  • Power LED(Red) & Time pulse LED(Blue)
  • Dimensions: L20 x W20 x H10 mm
  • Weight: 7 gram
  • Supported by INAV/Betaflight/Ardupilot, ect.

Kit Contents

  • M8Q-5883 module, 1 pc
  • SH1.0-6P 20cm silicon wire, 1 pc
  • Transparent PVC Heat-shrink tube

Notes:

  • GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, QZSS are enabled by default
  • Blue PPS LED blinking(1Hz) means 3D fixed
  • update rate 1Hz & baudrate 9600 default
  • Baud 9600~115200 supported by INAV/BF/Ardupilot
  • update rate 5Hz with INAV UBLOX Protocol
  • update rate 10Hz with INAV UBLOX7 Protocol
  • Compass Alignment(Arrow forward):
    INAV/BF: CW 270° Flip
    Ardupilot/Mission Planner: Rotation None
  • BF doesn’t support GPS position hold and RTH,  GPS Rescue mode is supported by BF3.5 or last.
  • No need compass for Fixed wings with INAV firmware
  • The scratches on ceramic antenna are the result of tuning the antenna by ublox.