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
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‑blox.com/product/u-center
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.