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EVK-8/EVK-M8

u-blox 8/M8 concurrent GNSS evaluation kits

Highlights

  • 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

    Product variants

    EVK-8N

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

    EVK-M8U

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

    EVK-M8N

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

    EVK-M8C

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

    EVK-M8F

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

    EVK-M8L

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

    EVK-M8T

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

    ACE-AM-0

    (optional accessory) Adapter Cable for EVK GPS/GNSS

    EVK-M8MEVA

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

    EVK-M8QEVA

    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.

    • 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
    • Quick Start reference card

    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.

    Product Summary

    EVK-7 / EVK-8 / EVK-M8 Product Summary

    13-Dec-2017

    192 KB

    Quick Start

    EVK-7 / EVK-8 Quick Start

    30-Nov-2017

    146 KB
    EVK-M8 Quick Start

    30-Nov-2017

    141 KB
    EVK-M8F Quick Start
    146 KB

    User Guide

    u-center User Guide

    30-Nov-2018

    7.27 MB
    EVK-M8U User Guide

    07-Nov-2018

    2.41 MB
    EVK-7 / EVK-8 / EVK-M8 (version C/D) User Guide

    13-Sep-2018

    1.04 MB
    EVK-M8T User Guide

    25-May-2018

    1.35 MB
    EVK-7 / EVK M8 (version B) User Guide
    3.28 MB
    EVK-M8F-0-00 User Guide
    786 KB
    u-center Android User Guide
    2.89 MB
    EVK-M8F-0-01 User Guide
    748 KB

    Data Sheet

    EVA-M8 series Data Sheet

    15-Jun-2018

    1.05 MB
    NEO-M8Q-01A Data Sheet

    30-Jan-2018

    1.15 MB
    NEO-M8U Data Sheet

    10-Oct-2016

    1.22 MB
    NEO-LEA-M8T Data Sheet

    13-Sep-2016

    1.62 MB
    LEA-M8S-FW3 Data Sheet

    29-Aug-2016

    1.12 MB
    MAX-8 Data Sheet

    23-Aug-2016

    1.07 MB
    NEO-8Q Data Sheet

    23-Aug-2016

    1.16 MB
    MAX-M8 Data Sheet

    23-Aug-2016

    802 KB
    NEO-M8 Data Sheet

    23-Aug-2016

    910 KB
    EVA-8M Data Sheet

    15-Aug-2016

    1.3 MB
    LEA-M8F (timing) Data Sheet
    1.61 MB

    Integration Manual

    EVA-8M and EVA-M8 Hardware Integration Manual

    15-Jun-2018

    1.57 MB
    NEO-M8Q-01A Hardware Integration Manual

    30-Jan-2018

    1.28 MB
    NEO-8Q / NEO-M8 FW3 Hardware Integration Manual

    04-Dec-2017

    1.03 MB
    MAX-8 / MAX-M8 FW3 Hardware Integration Manual

    09-Oct-2017

    1.17 MB
    LEA-M8S-M8T-FW3 Hardware Integration Manual

    09-Oct-2017

    1.15 MB
    LEA-M8F (timing) Hardware Integration Manual
    2.03 MB

    Interface Manual

    u-blox 8 / u-blox M8 Receiver Description, Protocol Specification

    18-Dec-2018

    8.1 MB

    Application Note

    LEA-M8F System Integration Guide
    1.67 MB

    Evaluation Software

    u-center for Windows, v18.11

    30-Nov-2018

    17.4 MB
    u-center for Windows, v18.10

    29-Oct-2018

    17.39 MB
    u-center for Windows, v18.09

    28-Sep-2018

    17.28 MB
    u-center for Windows, v18.08

    31-Aug-2018

    22.77 MB
    u-center for Windows, v18.06

    29-Jun-2018

    22.66 MB
    u-center for Windows, v18.05

    04-Jun-2018

    22.65 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.29

    28-Feb-2018

    20.86 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.28

    09-Jan-2018

    20.83 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.27

    05-Oct-2017

    20.75 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.25

    31-Mar-2017

    16.76 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.24

    20-Dec-2016

    16.52 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.23

    20-Oct-2016

    15.92 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.22

    09-Aug-2016

    16.07 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.21

    15-Apr-2016

    11.79 MB
    u-center for Windows, v8.20

    22-Jan-2016

    11.11 MB

    Release Notes

    u-center, Version 18.11 Release Notes

    30-Nov-2018

    149 KB
    u-center, Version 18.10 Release Notes

    29-Oct-2018

    156 KB
    u-center, Version 18.09 Release Notes

    28-Sep-2018

    154 KB
    u-center, Version 18.08 Release Notes

    31-Aug-2018

    152 KB
    u-center, Version 18.06 Release Notes

    29-Jun-2018

    191 KB
    u-center, Version 18.05 Release Notes

    04-Jun-2018

    201 KB
    u-center, Version 8.29 Release Notes

    28-Feb-2018

    184 KB
    u-center, Version 8.28 Release Notes

    09-Jan-2018

    181 KB
    u-center, Version 8.27 Release Notes

    05-Oct-2017

    180 KB
    u-center, Version 8.26 Release Notes

    30-Jun-2017

    164 KB
    u-center, Version 8.24 Release Notes

    20-Dec-2016

    170 KB
    u-center, Version 8.23 Release Notes

    20-Oct-2016

    171 KB
    u-center, Version 8.22 Release Notes

    09-Aug-2016

    188 KB
    u-center, Version 8.21 Release Notes

    15-Apr-2016

    183 KB
    u-center, Version 8.20 Release Notes

    22-Jan-2016

    172 KB
    u-blox M8 Firmware v 2.01 Release Notes

    14-Mar-2014

    140 KB
    u-blox 8/M8 Firmware v 3.01 for Standard Precision GNSS, Release Notes

    03-Mar-2017

    312 KB

    Driver Guide

    Selection guide for u-blox GNSS USB Windows driver

    01-Nov-2016

    354 KB

    Conformity Declaration

    EVK-M8L, EVK-M8U Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    10-Jan-2018

    73 KB
    EVK-M8QEVA, EVK-M8MEVA Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    10-Jan-2018

    69 KB
    LEA-M8F Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    10-Jan-2018

    68 KB
    EVK-M8F Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    02-Oct-2017

    69 KB
    EVK-M8N, EVK-M8C, EVK-8N Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    02-Oct-2017

    69 KB
    EVK-M8T Declaration of Conformity (RED)

    02-Oct-2017

    69 KB

    Firmware Update

    u-blox M8 Firmware v 2.01 - ONLY for Standard Precision GNSS products (NOT for Timing, High Precision or Dead Reckoning)
    490 KB
    u-blox 8/M8 Firmware v 3.01 - ONLY for Standard Precision GNSS products (NOT for Timing, High Precision or Dead Reckoning)

    25-Jan-2016

    514 KB

    Overview

    GNSS product line card

    24-Aug-2018

    473 KB
    u-blox GNSS module overview

    14-Feb-2017

    690 KB

    White Paper

    GPS Compendium Book
    5.75 MB
    Anti-jamming techniques in u-blox GPS receivers
    854 KB
    u-blox’s comprehensive approach to multi-GNSS positioning
    1.14 MB
    u-blox's GNSS and cellular module philosophy
    451 KB
    u-blox M8 and u-blox 7: Two u-blox GNSS platform generations address all market requirements
    331 KB
    The promising marriage of wireless and GPS technologies
    1.59 MB