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PiCAN FD with GPS/GNSS ublox NEO-M8U Untethered Dead Reckoning with 3D sensors for Raspberry Pi

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Original price £97.90 - Original price £119.40
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£97.90
£97.90 - £119.40
Current price £97.90
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SKU PICANFD-NEO-M8U





This PiCAN FD board with ublox NEO-M8U GPS/GNSS receiver. The NEO-M8U module introduces u-blox’s Untethered Dead Reckoning (UDR) technology, which provides continuous navigation without requiring speed information from the vehicle. This innovative technology brings the benefits of dead reckon- ing to installations previously restricted to using GNSS alone, and significantly reduces the cost of installation for after-mar- ket dead reckoning applications.
The strength of UDR is particularly apparent under poor signal conditions, where it brings continuous positioning in urban environments, even to devices with antennas installed within the vehicle. Useful positioning performance is also available during complete signal loss, for example in parking garages and short tunnels. With UDR, positioning starts as soon as power is applied to the module, before the first GNSS fix is available.
The NEO-M8U may be installed in any position within the vehicle without configuration. In addition to its freedom from any electrical connection to the vehicle, the on-board accelerometer and gyroscope sensors result in a fully self-contained solution, perfect for rapid product development with reliable and consistent performance.

Antenna connection is via a SMA connector.
Classic CAN and CAN FD is provided by the Microchip MCP2518FD IC. 

Easy to install SocketCAN driver. Programming can be done in C or Python.
Optional 3A SMPS module which can power the PiCAN FD GPS/GNSS board and Raspberry Pi from 7 to 24v external supply.

CAN FD Features
  • Microchip MCP2518FD CAN Controller
  • Arbitration Bit Rate u pto 1Mbps
  • Data Bit Rate upto 8Mbps
  • CAN FD Controller modes
    • Mixed CAN 2.0B and CANFD mode
    • CAN 2.0B mode
  • High speed SPI Interface (10 MHz)
  • 120Ω terminator ready
  • LED indicator (GPIO04)
  • Four fixing holes, comply with Pi Hat standard
  • SocketCAN driver, appears as can0 to application
  • Interrupt RX on GPIO25
  • Fix status LED

NEO-M8M Features

  • 72-channel u-blox M8 engine GPS/QZSS L1 C/A, GLONASS L10F, BeiDou B1 SBAS L1 C/A: WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS Galileo-ready E1B/C
  • USB-C, I2C and UART communication
  • SMA antenna connection
  • u-center software compatible. Requires Windows PC via USB-C
  • Time Pulse LED
Optional Items
Documents