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u-blox 8/M8 concurrent GNSS evaluation kits


  • Easy to use
  • Extensive visualization and evaluation features
  • Supports AssistNow Online and AssistNow Offline A-GNSS services
  • 1 USB port, 1 UART port, 1 I2C/SPI port (switchable)
  • Power supply and data transfer over USB (USB V2.0 compatible)
EVK-M8 with cables
105 x 64 x 26 mm

    Product variants


    u-blox 8 Evaluation Kit with TCXO: supports u-blox 8 GNSS chips, MAX-8Q, and NEO-8Q


    u-blox M8 GNSS 3D UDR Evaluation Kit with on-board sensors, supports NEO-M8U and EVA-M8E


    u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit with TCXO: supports u-blox M8 Chips, MAX-M8Q, MAX-M8W, NEO-M8N, NEO-M8Q, and LEA-M8S


    u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit with Crystal: supports u-blox M8 Chips, MAX-M8C, NEO-M8M, and NEO-M8J


    u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit with VCTCXO: supports u-blox M8030-KT-FT chip and LEA-M8F


    u-blox M8 GNSS 3D ADR Evaluation Kit with on-board sensors. Supports NEO-M8L


    u-blox M8 Timing GNSS Evaluation Kit: supports NEO-M8T and LEA-M8T


    (optional accessory) Adapter Cable for EVK GPS/GNSS


    u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit for EVA-M8M (crystal)


    u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit for EVA-M8Q (TCXO)

    EVK-8/EVK-M8 evaluation kits enable simple evaluation of the high performance u‑blox 8 and u‑blox M8 positioning technology. The built-in USB interface provides both power supply and high-speed data transfer, and eliminates the need for an external power supply. u‑blox 8/M8 evaluation kits are compact, and their user-friendly interface and power supply make them ideally suited for use in laboratories, vehicles and outdoor locations. Furthermore, they can be used with a PDA or a notebook PC, making them the perfect companion through all stages of design-in projects. The kits are to be used with a PC via USB interface. USB drivers are provided with the software package.

    The EVK-M8 download includes u-center, which is an interactive tool for configuration, testing, visualization and data analysis of positioning chips and modules. u-center provides useful assistance during all phases of a system integration project.

    • Compact 105 x 64 x 26 mm EVK-M8 or EVK-8 unit
    • USB cable
    • EVK-M8: Active GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou antenna
    • EVK-8:    Active GPS / GLONASS antenna
    • Step 1: Download and install u-center evaluation software from: www.u‑
    • Step 2: Connect the EVK-M8 evaluation kit to the PC with the USB cable. Microsoft USB driver for Windows 10 will be installed automatically from Windows Update, and the u‑blox USB driver for Windows 7 and 8 is available in the u-center installation package.
    • Step 3: Connect the antenna.
    • Step 4: Start u-center evaluation tool.

    Product Summary

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    User Guide

    Data Sheet

    Integration Manual

    Interface Manual

    Application Note

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