GPS Chips & GPS Modules

GPS stands for Global Positioning System and it uses a constellation of between 24 and 32 earth orbit satellites that transmit precise radio signals, which allow GPS receivers to determine their current location, the time, and their velocity.

GPS has several advantages and disadvantages, but what are they?

Advantages

• the system is self-calibrating all you need to do is just turn on and use
• can be used in the field – doesn't require a laboratory or artificial environment
• the technology is relatively small (typical GPS system is now no larger than a small mobile phone)
• works anywhere on Earth
• can give directions
• constantly evolving systems for greater accuracy and usability

Disadvantages

• most systems will last only 8-12 hours before needing a battery recharge
• a signal can be affected by large buildings

What is a GPS module?

The GPS module is a mountable receiver chip that can be attached to certain devices to give it GPS tracking and functions

How do they work?

Through the use of the global positioning system, you are able to track your device via satellite which helps determine location, time and velocity on Earth

Features and benefits:

• Fix status LEDs (to signal to search for satellites, or power conserve status)
• Tracking enabled with multiple satellites
• High frequency of location updates
• High sensitivity logging/tracking
• A high number of channels to use
• Incredibly low power usage
• Low dropout rates
• Some feature external antenna capabilities
• FLASH memory installed in some devices
• Supported BUS interfaces including GPIO, I2C, SBAS and more
• Small and compact
Where might I use one?
• Sat Navs / GPS
• Mobile phones
• Tablets
• Smart watches
• Laptops
• Military applications
• Medical applications

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Description Price Supported Bus Interfaces Number of Channels Acquisition Sensitivity Tracking Sensitivity Dimensions Height Length Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Temperature Width
RS Stock No. 905-4630
Mfr. Part No.746
£30.46
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I2C 66 -145dBm -165dBm 35 x 25.5 x 6.5mm 6.5mm 35mm - - 25.5mm
RS Stock No. 173-4049
Mfr. Part No.746
£30.462
Each (In a Bag of 10)
Units
I2C 66 -145dBm -165dBm 35 x 25.5 x 6.5mm 6.5mm 35mm - - 25.5mm
RS Stock No. 908-4085
Mfr. Part No.L80-M39
BrandQuectel
£12.29
Each
Units
UART 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -148dBm -165dBm 16 x 16 x 6.45mm 6.45mm 16mm +85 °C -40 °C 16mm
RS Stock No. 170-9177
Mfr. Part No.L80-M39
BrandQuectel
£14.729
Each (In a Box of 25)
Units
UART 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -148dBm -165dBm 16 x 16 x 6.45mm 6.45mm 16mm +85 °C -40 °C 16mm
RS Stock No. 908-4114
Mfr. Part No.L86-M33
BrandQuectel
£13.21
Each
Units
UART 33 (Tracking), 99 (Acquistion) -148dBm -165dBm 18.4 x 18.4 x 6.45mm 6.45mm 18.4mm +85 °C -40 °C 18.4mm
RS Stock No. 170-9180
Mfr. Part No.L86-M33
BrandQuectel
£15.892
Each (In a Box of 25)
Units
UART 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -148dBm -165dBm 18.4 x 18.4 x 6.45mm 6.45mm 18.4mm +85 °C -40 °C 18.4mm
RS Stock No. 170-9179
Mfr. Part No.L76-M33
BrandQuectel
£10.938
Each (In a Box of 25)
Units
UART 33 (Tracking), 99 (Acquistion) -148dBm -165dBm 10.1 x 9.7 x 2.5mm 2.5mm 10.1mm +85 °C -40 °C 9.7mm
RS Stock No. 908-4108
Mfr. Part No.L76-M33
BrandQuectel
£11.91
Each
Units
UART 33 (Tracking), 99 (Acquistion) -148dBm -165dBm 10.1 x 9.7 x 2.5mm 2.5mm 10.1mm +85 °C -40 °C 9.7mm
RS Stock No. 908-4091
Mfr. Part No.L70B-M39
BrandQuectel
£10.74
Each
Units
UART 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -148dBm -165dBm 10.1 x 9.7 x 2.5mm 2.5mm 10.1mm +85 °C -40 °C 9.7mm
RS Stock No. 170-9178
Mfr. Part No.L70B-M39
BrandQuectel
£9.755
Each (In a Box of 25)
Units
UART 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -148dBm -165dBm 10.1 x 9.7 x 2.5mm 2.5mm 10.1mm +85 °C -40 °C 9.7mm
RS Stock No. 704-3300
Mfr. Part No.GPS-622F
£33.90
Each
Units
UART 65 -158dBm -161dBm 22 x 22 x 8mm 8mm 22mm +65 °C -20 °C 22mm
RS Stock No. 905-4637
Mfr. Part No.1059
£32.07
Each
Units
- 66 -145dBm -165dBm - 5.98mm 30.5mm - - -
RS Stock No. 704-3307
Mfr. Part No.GPS-1513R
£27.98
Each
Units
UART 65 -148dBm -161dBm 13 x 15.8 x 2.8mm 2.8mm 15.8mm +85 °C -40 °C 13mm
RS Stock No. 704-3313
Mfr. Part No.GPS-310FS
£24.98
Each
Units
GPIO, SBAS, UART 16 -143dBm -155dBm 25.4 x 25.4 x 3.4mm 3.4mm 25.4mm +85 °C -40 °C 25.4mm
RS Stock No. 704-3304
Mfr. Part No.GPS-330R
£24.98
Each
Units
- 16 -140dBm -155dBm 34 x 34 x 8.6mm 8.6mm 34mm +85 °C -40 °C 34mm
RS Stock No. 179-3714
Mfr. Part No.113020003
£17.56
Each
Units
- 22 (Tracking), 66 (Acquisition) -160dBm -160dBm 40 x 20 x 13mm 13mm 40mm - - 13mm
New
RS Stock No. 206-0013
Mfr. Part No.2613021137000
£20.57
Each (On a Reel of 500)
Units
- 52 -148dBm -165dBm 2.2 x 4.1 x 4.1mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 200-1393
Mfr. Part No.2195764-1
£1.996
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
- - - - 5.2x3.7x0.7mm 0.7mm 5.2mm +105 °C `-40 °C 3.7mm
New
RS Stock No. 206-0014
Mfr. Part No.2613021137000
£23.88
Each
Units
- 52 -148dBm -165dBm 2.2 x 4.1 x 4.1mm - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 206-0009
Mfr. Part No.2614011037000
£25.48
Each (On a Reel of 300)
Units
- 52 -148dBm -164dBm 7.1 x 18 x 18mm - - - - -
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