20 Channel EM-406A SiRF III Receiver with Antenna
Cost: $59.95 each
Description: The EM-406A GPS module from USGlobalSat based on the spectacular SiRF StarIII chipset. This complete module is built upon the same technology as the ET-301, but includes on-board voltage regulation, LED status indicator, battery backed RAM, and a built-in patch antenna! 6-pin interface cable included.
The EM406A module makes a great gift for that special someone who's interested in playing with GPS. For more gift ideas check out the SparkFun Gift Guide!
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Note: The cables we have been getting with these have a gray wire on alternating sides of the connector. Check the datasheet for correct pinout. Don't pay attention to which wire is gray, reference the pinout of the actual module.
- 20-Channel Receiver
- Extremely high sensitivity : -159dBm
- 10m Positional Accuracy / 5m with WAAS
- Hot Start : 1s
- Warm Start : 38s
- Cold Start : 42s
- 70mA at 4.5-6.5V
- Outputs NMEA 0183 and SiRF binary protocol
- 30mm x 30mm x 10.5mm
- 16g including cable
- EM-406A Datasheet
- NMEA Reference Manual
- SparkFun GPS Overview
- GPS Tutorial by Michael Simpson
- SiRF Demo Software
- Wiring Example
- mbed Example