u-blox M8 concurrent GNSS antenna modules

CAM-M8 concurrent GNSS antenna module
The u-blox CAM-M8 chip antenna modules have the exceptional performance of the u-blox M8 multi-GNSS (GPS/QZSS, GLONASS and BeiDou) engine in an industry proven form factor. The CAM-M8 series delivers high sensitivity and minimal acquisition times in an ultra compact form factor.

Incorporating the CAM-M8 series modules into customer designs is simple and straightforward, thanks to the embedded GNSS antenna, low power consumption, small footprint of 9.6 x 14 x 1.95 mm, and sophisticated interference suppression that ensures maximum performance even in GNSS-hostile environments. The low power consumption and thin design allow end devices to be slimmer and smaller.

Highlights

    • Concurrent reception of GPS/QZSS, GLONASS, BeiDou
    • Miniature size and weight with low power consumption
    • Embedded, omnidirectional and wideband antenna
    • Industry leading –167 dBm navigation sensitivity
    • Optional external antenna
    • Product variants to meet performance and cost requirements

                      

Features

  • Receiver type
    • GPS/QZSS L1 C/A
    • GLONASS L10F
    • BeiDou B1
    • SBAS L1 C/A: WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS
  • Max nav. update rate
    • Single GNSS: 18 Hz
    • Concurrent GNSS: 10 Hz
  • Position Accuracy
    • 2.0 m CEP

  • Acquisition             CAM-M8Q     CAM-M8C
    • Cold start:     26 s              27 s
    • Aided start:     2 s                4 s
    • Hot start:        1 s                1 s
  • Sensitivity
    • Track & Nav: –167 dBm   –164 dBm
    • Cold start:    –148 dBm   –147 dBm
    • Hot start:      –156 dBm   –156 dBm
  • Assistance
    • AssistNow Online
    • AssistNow Offline
    • AssistNow Autonomous
    • OMA SUPL & 3GPP compliant
  • Oscillator:
    • TCXO (CAM-M8Q)
    • Crystal (CAM-M8C)
  • RTC crystal:
    • Built-In (CAM-M8Q)
    • cost efficient solution with higher
      Backup current (CAM-M8C)
  • Noise figure: On-chip LNA and extra LNA for
    lowest noise figure
  • Anti jamming: Active CW detection and removal,
    onboard SAW band pass filter
  • Memory: Onboard ROM
  • Evaluation kits: EVK-M8QCAM, EVK-M8CCAM


How to buy

CAM-M8Q samples and evaluation kit EVK-M8QCAM can be ordered via our Online Shop. Alternatively, you can Click here to find the u-blox sales representative nearest you.


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