The EVK-M8QSAM evaluation kit makes evaluating the high performance SAM-M8Q concurrent GNSS antenna module simple. The built-in USB interface provides both power supply and high speed data transfer, and eliminates the need for an external power supply. The u‑blox SAM evaluation kit is compact, and its userfriendly interfaces and power supply make it ideally suited for use in laboratories, vehicles and outdoor locations. Furthermore, it can be used with a PDA or notebook PC, making it the perfect companion through all stages of design-in projects.
The EVK-M8QSAM software package 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.
Step 1: Download and install u-center evaluation software from: www.u‑blox.com/product/u-center
Step 2: Connect the EVK-M8QSAM 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.