The board also includes a rechargeable backup battery that keeps the module configuration and satellite data available for up to two weeks, reducing the time-to-first-fix significantly. The ZED-F9P module offers a multitude of configuration options, including geofencing, variable I2C address, and variable update rates. The board also features five active communication ports: USB-C, UART1, UART2, I2C, and SPI.
The SparkFun GPS-RTK-SMA Breakout - ZED-F9P (Qwiic) offers a high degree of accuracy, making it ideal for applications where precision is crucial. This could range from autonomous vehicles and drones to precision agriculture and construction. The board's high precision also makes it useful for geofencing applications, where it can accurately define and monitor a geographic boundary.
One of the unique properties of this board is its ability to function as both a rover and a base station. This means it can receive signals from other GPS units as well as transmit its own location data, making it a versatile choice for a range of applications. Furthermore, the board's compatibility with the Qwiic system makes it easy to connect to other devices without the need for soldering, making it a convenient choice for rapid prototyping.
With the SparkFun GPS-RTK-SMA Breakout - ZED-F9P (Qwiic), you can take your precision to the next level with the PointPerfect GNSS augmentation service. This product is compatible with u-blox® PointPerfect and includes a redemption code for 1-month of unlimited access for a single device.
Features of this product include concurrent reception of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou, reception of both L1C/A and L2C bands, and a voltage of 5V or 3.3V with all logic being 3.3V. The board weighs 6.8g and measures 43.5mm x 43.2mm. It also includes 2x Qwiic Connectors.