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GPS Shield For Arduino(I2C/UART)

GPS Shield For Arduino(I2C/UART)
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If you don't have extra UART to communicate with GPS, this GPS Shield frees you up by switching to I2C interface! The GPS Shield communicates with your host Arduino over I2C or UART which simply selected by the two on-board switches. The GPS Shield is based on NewStar GPS module which features the high performance u-blox 6 positioning engine. The 50-channel u-blox 6 positioning engine(UB-6010 chipset) boasts a Time-To-First-Fix (TTFF) of under 1 second and dedicated acquisition engine, with over 1 million correlators, is capable of massive parallel time/frequency space searches, enabling it to find satellites instantly.


  • Arduino compatible
  • Selectable I2C or UART Interface
  • Ultra high sensitivity: -160dBm
  • Extremely fast TTFF at low signal level
  • Built in high gain LNA
  • Low power consumption: Max 40mA@3.0V
  • NMEA-0183 compliant protocol or custom protocol
  • Operating temperature range: -40 to 85鈩
  • RoHS compliant (Lead-free)
  • Antenna is not included


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  • GeekOnFire GPS Shield V1.0 *1

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 11 May, 2012.

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