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SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band

£1,349.00 (ex VAT £1,124.17)

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SKU: GPS-20000 Category: Tag: Brand:

Kiss your old, clunky GNSS device goodbye and embrace the sleek SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band. It’s like upgrading from a rickety old cart to a sleek sports car on the road to centimeter-accurate surveying.

SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band

£1,349.00 (ex VAT £1,124.17)

Only 1 left in stock

Kiss your old, clunky GNSS device goodbye and embrace the sleek SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band. It’s like upgrading from a rickety old cart to a sleek sports car on the road to centimeter-accurate surveying.

Not the cheapest?

We will try to beat it!

⚠️Always test your item before soldering, issues caused by soldering aren't covered by warranty.

SKU: GPS-20000 Category: Tag: Brand:

Product Highlights:

  • Remarkable GNSS Accuracy: Delivering up to 1.4cm horizontal positional accuracy.
  • User-friendly Modes: Easy toggling between Rover and Base mode.
  • Open Source Flexibility: Tailor the device to meet your unique surveying needs.
  • Ready to Roll: Comes with a 12-month PointPerfect correction subscription.
  • Multi-Constellation Reception: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou at your service.
  • Sturdy, Compact Design: An IP53 enclosure keeps the tech safe, come rain or shine.

Ever felt the weight of the world on your shoulders as you lug around cumbersome, outdated surveying equipment that seems to have a mind of its own? Or found yourself lost in translation trying to decipher the jargon from your GNSS device? Welcome to the club! It’s high time the world of high-precision surveying got a tech-savvy makeover.

Imagine a world where your surveying sidekick is as modern and flexible as you are, ready to jump into action at a moment’s notice, delivering spot-on results every time. With a sleek design, intuitive interface, and accuracy that rivals devices with eye-watering price tags, the SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band is on a mission to redefine geolocation and surveying standards.

Enter the SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band, your new pocket-sized powerhouse designed and crafted with love in Boulder, Colorado. This piece of tech wizardry is here to shatter your GNSS blues and put a spring in your surveying steps. Let’s dissect this gem, shall we?

  • Ease of Use: Whether you’re a GNSS guru or a novice navigator, the RTK Facet L-Band is your kind of gadget. With a single button press, step into a world where centimeter-grade measurements are a breeze.
  • Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) Prowess: Say goodbye to waiting ages for precise readings. Our RTK tech serves up 14mm fixes in under a minute.
  • Bluetooth® Connectivity: Marrying your smartphone or tablet with the RTK Facet L-Band is a match made in geolocation heaven. Revel in seamless NMEA output integration with most GIS software. Who says romance is dead?
  • Subscription Sweetener: Your RTK Facet L-Band comes with a 12-month ticket to u-blox’s PointPerfect service, unlocking geosynchronous satellite corrections that’ll make your old GNSS device green with envy.
  • Under the Hood Magic: At its heart, an ESP32 WROOM is buddied up with a ZED-F9P GNSS receiver and a NEO-D9S L-Band receiver, surrounded by a band of trusty peripherals ready to jump into action.
  • Open Source Overture: Fancy a tinker? The RTK Facet L-Band is an open book, ready for you to rewrite its destiny to suit your whims and fancies.
  • Modes Galore: Whether you’re a Rover romping around or a Base Station buff, switching modes is as easy as pie.
  • In the Box: Unbox your future with the RTK Facet L-Band, correction subscription for 12 months, thread adapter, charger, data cables, and a carrying case. (Surveying pole not included, because we know you’ve got a favorite one stashed away!)
  • Software Compatibility: Dance with popular GIS software including SW Maps, SurvPC, Field Genius, and more. The RTK Facet L-Band knows all the right moves.

The SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band isn’t just a gadget; it’s your new go-to companion for conquering the geolocation game. So why wait? Elevate your surveying saga today and let precision be your new mantra!

Please note: PointPerfect L-Band correction service availability extends its arms to the USA’s 48 contiguous states and the lovely lands of the UK/European Union.  If operating outside these areas you will need a second device to provide an RTK correction signal to your rover module.

 

(Word of advice: for a symphony of surveying, pair this beauty with a sturdy surveying pole, available separately. Together, they’re the dynamic duo every GNSS surveyor dreams of!)

RTK Facet

Technical Specifications

Supported GIS Data Collector Software:

Overall Device

  • Enclosed Facet Design IP53 – Protected from limited dust ingress and water spray
  • Internal Antenna: L1/L2/L-Band with ≥5dBi gain
  • Internal Battery: LiPo 6Ah with fast 1 amp charging
  • Radio Port: 3.3V TTL Serial (57600bps RTCM TX/RX)
  • Data Port: 3.3V TTL Serial (115200bps NMEA)
  • Qwiic Port: Supports I2C based add-on devices
  • microSD: Compatible up to 32GB
  • Embedded OLED Display for positional accuracy, available satellites, data logging, etc.
  • Single push button control
  • Weight: 598g (1.3 lbs)
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 146mm x 80mm (5.35in x 5.74in x 3.14in)
  • Works with common GIS software including: SW MapsSurvPCField Genius, et al.
  • Open Source Hardware Certified Project
  • Manufactured in Boulder, CO USA

GNSS Receiver: ZED-F9P

  • Concurrent reception of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou
  • Receives both L1C/A and L2C bands
  • 184-channel u-blox F9 engine
  • Current: 68mA – 130mA (varies with constellations and tracking state)
  • Time to First Fix: 25s (cold), 2s (hot)
  • Max Navigation Rate:
    • PVT (basic location over UBX binary protocol) – 25Hz
    • RTK – 20Hz
    • Raw – 25Hz
  • Horizontal Position Accuracy:
    • 2.5m without RTK
    • 0.010m with RTK
  • Max Altitude: 50km (31 miles)
  • Max Velocity: 500m/s (1118mph)

Satellite Data Receiver: NEO-D9S

  • L-Band data receiver compliance: SESTB28A
  • Frequency range: 1525 to 1559MHz
  • Sensitivity: 133dBm
  • Current: 35 – 130mA (varies during acquisition and tracking state)
  • Time to First Frame: <10s
  • Receives PMP messages from Inmarsat Geosynchronous Satellites

Bluetooth® Transceiver: ESP32 WROOM

  • Xtensa® dual-core 32-bit LX6 microprocessor
  • Up to 240MHz clock frequency
  • 16MB of flash storage
  • 520kB internal SRAM
  • Integrated 802.11 BGN WiFi transceiver
  • Integrated dual-mode Bluetooth® (classic and BLE)
  • Hardware accelerated encryption (AES, SHA2, ECC, RSA-4096)
  • 2.5 µA deep sleep current

Included

  • 1x SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band
  • 1x SparkFun RTK Facet Carrying Case
  • 1x Antenna Thread Adapter – 1/4in. to 5/8in.
  • 1x Breadboard to GHR-04V Cable – 4-Pin x 1.25mm Pitch
  • 1x GHR-04V to GHR-06V Cable – 1.25mm pitch
  • 1x USB A to C Cable – 0.8m
  • 1x USB Wall Charger – 5V, 2A (stuiable for USA only)
Weight 500 g
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 20 cm

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SKU: GPS-20000 Category: Tag: Brand:

Product Highlights:

  • Remarkable GNSS Accuracy: Delivering up to 1.4cm horizontal positional accuracy.
  • User-friendly Modes: Easy toggling between Rover and Base mode.
  • Open Source Flexibility: Tailor the device to meet your unique surveying needs.
  • Ready to Roll: Comes with a 12-month PointPerfect correction subscription.
  • Multi-Constellation Reception: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou at your service.
  • Sturdy, Compact Design: An IP53 enclosure keeps the tech safe, come rain or shine.

Ever felt the weight of the world on your shoulders as you lug around cumbersome, outdated surveying equipment that seems to have a mind of its own? Or found yourself lost in translation trying to decipher the jargon from your GNSS device? Welcome to the club! It’s high time the world of high-precision surveying got a tech-savvy makeover.

Imagine a world where your surveying sidekick is as modern and flexible as you are, ready to jump into action at a moment’s notice, delivering spot-on results every time. With a sleek design, intuitive interface, and accuracy that rivals devices with eye-watering price tags, the SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band is on a mission to redefine geolocation and surveying standards.

Enter the SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band, your new pocket-sized powerhouse designed and crafted with love in Boulder, Colorado. This piece of tech wizardry is here to shatter your GNSS blues and put a spring in your surveying steps. Let’s dissect this gem, shall we?

  • Ease of Use: Whether you’re a GNSS guru or a novice navigator, the RTK Facet L-Band is your kind of gadget. With a single button press, step into a world where centimeter-grade measurements are a breeze.
  • Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) Prowess: Say goodbye to waiting ages for precise readings. Our RTK tech serves up 14mm fixes in under a minute.
  • Bluetooth® Connectivity: Marrying your smartphone or tablet with the RTK Facet L-Band is a match made in geolocation heaven. Revel in seamless NMEA output integration with most GIS software. Who says romance is dead?
  • Subscription Sweetener: Your RTK Facet L-Band comes with a 12-month ticket to u-blox’s PointPerfect service, unlocking geosynchronous satellite corrections that’ll make your old GNSS device green with envy.
  • Under the Hood Magic: At its heart, an ESP32 WROOM is buddied up with a ZED-F9P GNSS receiver and a NEO-D9S L-Band receiver, surrounded by a band of trusty peripherals ready to jump into action.
  • Open Source Overture: Fancy a tinker? The RTK Facet L-Band is an open book, ready for you to rewrite its destiny to suit your whims and fancies.
  • Modes Galore: Whether you’re a Rover romping around or a Base Station buff, switching modes is as easy as pie.
  • In the Box: Unbox your future with the RTK Facet L-Band, correction subscription for 12 months, thread adapter, charger, data cables, and a carrying case. (Surveying pole not included, because we know you’ve got a favorite one stashed away!)
  • Software Compatibility: Dance with popular GIS software including SW Maps, SurvPC, Field Genius, and more. The RTK Facet L-Band knows all the right moves.

The SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band isn’t just a gadget; it’s your new go-to companion for conquering the geolocation game. So why wait? Elevate your surveying saga today and let precision be your new mantra!

Please note: PointPerfect L-Band correction service availability extends its arms to the USA’s 48 contiguous states and the lovely lands of the UK/European Union.  If operating outside these areas you will need a second device to provide an RTK correction signal to your rover module.

 

(Word of advice: for a symphony of surveying, pair this beauty with a sturdy surveying pole, available separately. Together, they’re the dynamic duo every GNSS surveyor dreams of!)

RTK Facet

Technical Specifications

Supported GIS Data Collector Software:

Overall Device

  • Enclosed Facet Design IP53 – Protected from limited dust ingress and water spray
  • Internal Antenna: L1/L2/L-Band with ≥5dBi gain
  • Internal Battery: LiPo 6Ah with fast 1 amp charging
  • Radio Port: 3.3V TTL Serial (57600bps RTCM TX/RX)
  • Data Port: 3.3V TTL Serial (115200bps NMEA)
  • Qwiic Port: Supports I2C based add-on devices
  • microSD: Compatible up to 32GB
  • Embedded OLED Display for positional accuracy, available satellites, data logging, etc.
  • Single push button control
  • Weight: 598g (1.3 lbs)
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 146mm x 80mm (5.35in x 5.74in x 3.14in)
  • Works with common GIS software including: SW MapsSurvPCField Genius, et al.
  • Open Source Hardware Certified Project
  • Manufactured in Boulder, CO USA

GNSS Receiver: ZED-F9P

  • Concurrent reception of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou
  • Receives both L1C/A and L2C bands
  • 184-channel u-blox F9 engine
  • Current: 68mA – 130mA (varies with constellations and tracking state)
  • Time to First Fix: 25s (cold), 2s (hot)
  • Max Navigation Rate:
    • PVT (basic location over UBX binary protocol) – 25Hz
    • RTK – 20Hz
    • Raw – 25Hz
  • Horizontal Position Accuracy:
    • 2.5m without RTK
    • 0.010m with RTK
  • Max Altitude: 50km (31 miles)
  • Max Velocity: 500m/s (1118mph)

Satellite Data Receiver: NEO-D9S

  • L-Band data receiver compliance: SESTB28A
  • Frequency range: 1525 to 1559MHz
  • Sensitivity: 133dBm
  • Current: 35 – 130mA (varies during acquisition and tracking state)
  • Time to First Frame: <10s
  • Receives PMP messages from Inmarsat Geosynchronous Satellites

Bluetooth® Transceiver: ESP32 WROOM

  • Xtensa® dual-core 32-bit LX6 microprocessor
  • Up to 240MHz clock frequency
  • 16MB of flash storage
  • 520kB internal SRAM
  • Integrated 802.11 BGN WiFi transceiver
  • Integrated dual-mode Bluetooth® (classic and BLE)
  • Hardware accelerated encryption (AES, SHA2, ECC, RSA-4096)
  • 2.5 µA deep sleep current

Included

  • 1x SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band
  • 1x SparkFun RTK Facet Carrying Case
  • 1x Antenna Thread Adapter – 1/4in. to 5/8in.
  • 1x Breadboard to GHR-04V Cable – 4-Pin x 1.25mm Pitch
  • 1x GHR-04V to GHR-06V Cable – 1.25mm pitch
  • 1x USB A to C Cable – 0.8m
  • 1x USB Wall Charger – 5V, 2A (stuiable for USA only)
Weight 500 g
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 20 cm

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band

Only 1 left in stock