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UBX-M8030 series

Versatile u-blox M8 GNSS chips

Versatile GNSS chips in three product grades

  • Concurrent reception of up to 3 GNSS (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou)
  • Industry leading –167 dBm navigation sensitivity
  • Industry lowest current consumption
  • Superior position accuracy in urban canyons
  • Security and integrity protection
  • Support for all satellite augmentation systems
  • Operating temperature range of -40° to +105°C for automotive grade chip

Product variants

UBX-M8030-CT

u-blox M8 GNSS chip, WL-CSP47, Standard grade

UBX-M8030-KT

u-blox M8 GNSS chip, QFN40, Professional grade

UBX-M8030-KA

u-blox M8 GNSS chip, QFN40, automotive grade

Product variantsUBX-M8030-CTUBX-M8030-KTUBX-M8030-KA
GNSS features 
GNSSBeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS / QZSS
Number of concurrent GNSS3
Concurrent GNSS
OscillatorCrystal supported, TCXO supported
Antenna 
Pin (active) for external antenna
Pin (passive) for external antenna
Area 
Global
Interfaces 
UART1
USB1
SPI1
DDC (I²C compliant)1
Electrical data 
Minimum supply [V]1.40
Maximum supply [V]3.6
Environmental data, quality & reliability 
Maximum temperature [°C]85
Minimum temperature [°C]-40
Size [mm]5 x 5 x 0.36
Features 
Programmable flash memory
Data logging
RTC crystal
Internal oscillator
Other 
MarketsIndustry, Wearables, Smart Cities, Unmanned Vehicle, Healthcare, Retail, Smart Home & Buildings

Product Summary

UBX-M8030-CT/KT/KA Product Summary

27-Feb-2018

242 KB

Interface Manual

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

07-Nov-2018

3.55 MB

Application Note

Data, Clock (IODC) Value Selection Process and IS-GPS-200H Compliance Statement

15-Mar-2018

43 KB
u-blox Production Test Information

22-Nov-2016

549 KB
u-blox 7 to u-blox 8 and u-blox M8 Software Migration Guide

20-Jun-2016

933 KB
u-blox-M8 FW SPG 3.01 Migration Guide

29-Feb-2016

1.88 MB
Power Management Considerations for u-blox 7 / M8 GNSS receivers
1.09 MB

Release Notes

u-blox M8 UDR 1.21 Firmware Release Notes

30-Aug-2018

192 KB
u-blox GNSS Sensor Device Driver for Windows, v2.40

21-Dec-2017

129 KB
u-blox GNSS VCP Device Driver for Windows, v3.10

01-Nov-2017

126 KB
u-blox GNSS VCP Device Driver for Windows, v3.03

28-Apr-2017

125 KB
u-blox GNSS Sensor Device Driver for Windows, v2.33

28-Apr-2017

125 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

u-blox GNSS Sensor Device Driver for Windows, v2.40

01-Nov-2017

4.95 MB
u-blox GNSS VCP Device Driver for Windows, v3.10

01-Nov-2017

5.47 MB
u-blox GNSS Sensor Device Driver for Windows, v2.33

28-Apr-2017

4.94 MB
u-blox GNSS VCP Device Driver for Windows, v3.03

28-Apr-2017

4.76 MB
u-blox GNSS Standard Driver for Windows, v1.2.0.8
582 KB

Driver Guide

u-blox GNSS Sensor and VCP Device Driver User Guide

01-Nov-2017

1.87 MB
Selection guide for u-blox GNSS USB Windows driver

01-Nov-2016

354 KB

Information Note

Change of wafer probe site for u-blox Automotive chips

30-May-2018

63 KB
UBX-M8030-KT Information Note
132 KB
Documentation update for UBX-M8030-KT/KA/CT

01-Jun-2017

208 KB
UBX-M8030-KA / UBX-M8030-KA-DR FW SPG3.01 upgrade IN

03-Oct-2016

68 KB
Change of cover tape for chip reels

06-Feb-2015

142 KB
UBX-M8030 data sheet update for UBX-M8030-CT chip
133 KB

Product Change Note

UBX-M8030-CT ROM firmware upgrade

08-Jul-2016

111 KB
UBX-M8030-KT ROM firmware upgrade

05-Jul-2016

111 KB

End of Life Note

UBX-M8030-CT-B2000A and UBX-M8030-KT-B2000A EOL Notification

12-Dec-2017

66 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 Package Information Guide

21-Aug-2018

2.55 MB
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