This UBLOX Micro M8N incorporates the HMC5883L digital compass, using the Ublox latest series module providing a convenient method of mounting the compass away from sources of interference that may be present in the confines of your vehicle. The M8N features active circuitry for the ceramic patch antenna, rechargeable backup battery for warm starts and is shipped pre-configured for use with Pixhawk.
The NEO-M8 series of standalone concurrent GNSS modules is built on the exceptional performance of the UBblox M8 GNSS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS and SBAS engine in the industry proven NEO format.
The NEO-M8 series provides high sensitivity and minimal acquisition times while maintaining low system power. The NEO-M8N provides the best performance and easier RF integration of all the NEO-M8 configurations.
The NEO form factor allows easy migration from previous NEO generations. Sophisticated RF-architecture and interference suppression ensure maximum performance even in GNSS-hostile environments.
NEO-M8 combines a high level of robustness and integration capability with flexible connectivity options. The future-proof NEO-M8N includes an internal Flash that allows simple firmware upgrades for supporting additional GNSS systems.
The DDC (I2C compliant) interface provides connectivity and enables synergies with most Ublox cellular modules. For RF optimization the NEO-M8N features an additional front-end LNA for easier antenna integration and a front-end SAW filter for increased jamming immunity.
• Ublox Neo-M8N module
• Industry leading –167 dBm navigation sensitivity
• Navigation update rate up to 10 Hz
• Cold starts: 26s
• LNA MAX2659ELT+
• 25 x 25 x 4 mm ceramic patch antenna
• Rechargeable 3V lithium backup battery
• Low noise 3.3V regulator
• Power and fix indicator LEDs
• Protective case
Dimensions: 37 x 37 x 12mm
NEO-M8N compass module and compass
Pixfalcon compatible 6pin cable
sadly not satisfied.
I used this unit on my nova/cx-20
unit is not labeled for pin-out.
After figuring out the pin-out the unit works and find satellites fast!
my stock GPS usually has 9 satellites. the quad drifts about 5 meters.
Today when testing the m8n, i did have 15.
Sadly the quad was not stable and drifted/circled about 20 meters.
So even with more satellites visible it is not able the hold a steady position.
Did buy one to setup with F3 control board from HK. Once the wiring is sorted out, it works pretty well and gets the satellites fast. Will fit perfectly on the robocat 270 mm. There is a green led for the power and a blue led to identify when the sattelites have been detceted. I can't wait to test that in the air!