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L10

GPS module

The GPS module L10 brings the high performance of the MTK positioning engine to the industrial standard. The L10 supports 210 PRN channels. With 66 search channels and 22 simultaneous tracking channels, it acquires and tracks satellites in the shortest time even at indoor signal level. This versatile, stand-alone receiver combines an extensive array of features with flexible connectivity options. Their ease of integration results in fast time-to-market in a wide range of automotive, consumer and industrial applications.

Advantages

  • 210 PRN channels, with 66 search channels and 22 simultaneous tracking channels
  • -165dBm tracking sensitivity
  • Highest autonomous mode acquisition sensitivity, -148dBm
  • Low tracking power consumption, 38mA (passive antenna)
  • Full ESD protection on all pins
  • Embedded with one 4Mbits flash memory
  • Superior anti-jamming design for best integration with other wireless application, such as WiFi, WiMax, CDMA and GSM
  • AGPS ready solution
  • Multi-path detection and correction for accurate navigation in harsh urban canyon
  • Up to 5Hz update rate
  • USB 2.0 full speed compliant interface

General Specifications

  1. Frequency bandL1 (1575.42MHz)
  2. Channels Number66 (search), 22 (tracking)
  3. Position Accuracy
  4. without aid3.0 m with DGPS2.5 m
  5. Velocity Accuracy
  6. without aid0.1 m/s with DGPS0.05 m/s
  7. Acceleration Accuracy
  8. without aid0.1 m/s² with DGSP0.05 m/s²
  9. Timing Accuracy< 100 ns
  10. Reacquisition Time< 1 s
  11. Time To First Fix
  12. Cold start< 35 s Warm start< 35 s Hot start< 1 s
  13. Sensitivity
  14. Autonomous acquisition-148 dBm Reacquisition-160 dBm Hot start-160 dBm Tracking-165 dBm
  15. Max Update Rate5 Hz
  16. Operating Temperature-40°C to +85°C
  17. Dynamic Performance
  18. Maximum Altitude18 000 m Maximum Velocity515 m/s Acceleration4G
  19. Dimensions22.4mm×17.0mm ×3mm
  20. WeightApprox. 2.0

Interfaces

  1. Serial Interfaces1 UART with baud rate 2.4 ~ 115.2 Kbps1 USB V2.0 Full Speed
  2. Digital I/OConfigurable time pulse 1 Reset
  3. Serial and I/O Voltage2.7V ~ 2.9V
  4. ProtocolsNMEAPMTK

Electrical Data

  1. Power supply3.0 to 4.3V
  2. Power Acquisition43 mA (passive antenna)
  3. Power Tracking38 mA (passive antenna)
  4. Antenna TypeActive and passive
  5. Antenna powerExternal or internal VCC_RF
  6. Antenna supervisionIntegrated short-circuit detection and antenna shutdown, open circuit detection is supported with AADET input and little external circuitry

Approvals

  1. CE FCC
L10 - GPS module

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Quectel L10 Product Summary rel. 16-07-2011 (1.3 MB)
L10 GPS Protocol Ver.1.01 (586.9 KB)
L10 Hardware Design Ver. 1.01 (744.1 KB)
L10 Evalution Board User Guide Ver.1.00 (2.9 MB)
L10 Hardware Application Notes Ver.1.00 (1.1 MB)

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L10 Part&Decal rev.10-02-2011 (361.8 KB)
L10 USB driver (130.3 KB)
PowerGPS 2.3.5 MTK's tool for the GNSS modules (2.6 MB)
MiniGPS.zip (652.2 KB)

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