GPS Module based on SiRF Star IV™
W2SG0008i

Overview

The W2SG0008i module is robust, reliable and compact GPS receiver module based on CSR's SiRF Star IV™ architecture, featuring excellent receiver performance. It provides easy, flexible and scalable way for system manufacturers to add GPS positioning, locationing and/or navigation capabilities to their products. This module includes integrated MAC, baseband, RF front-end, LNA, crystal, oscillator, SAW filter; and is fully optimized to yield excellent receive sensitivity performance through careful design. It supports UART, I2C and SPI host interfaces. It is certified for global markets and supports full operation in industrial operating temperature range.



Features

  • Small footprint: 6.75 mm x 6.75 mm x 2 mm
  • Compact, robust, reliable design for easy integration
  • GPS Technology based on SiRF Star IV™ architecture
  • Support for SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN)
  • Protocols for output data: NMEA and OSP
  • Support for UART, I2C and SPI host interfaces
  • Global certifications available: FCC, IC, CE
  • Excellent receiver sensitivity up to -163 dBm
  • Single power supply operation, 1.8V DC
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • Optimized RF and electrical design
  • Supports industrial temperature range operation




Block Diagram
Certifications
  • FCC
  • IC
  • CE
Applications
  • IoT (Internet of Things)
  • M2M (Machine-to-Machine)
  • Personal navigation devices
  • Health and fitness monitoring devices
  • Mobile internet devices, smart phones
  • Gaming systems
  • Asset tracking, Logistics handhelds
  • Personnel locators, tags
  • Drones, UAVs
  • POS terminals, Logistics management terminals
  • Smart homes



Specifications

Single RF input
Satellite Constellations Supported: GPS
Number of track verification channels: 48
Boot-up Mechanism: from internal ROM
Default boot-up Baud Rate: 4800 bps over NMEA
Maximum Update Rate: 5 Hz
Maximum Altitude: < 60,000 feet
Maximum Velocity: < 1,000 knots
Maximum Receive Sensitivity: -163 dBm
Horizontal positioning accuracy: Autonomous: < 2.5 meters (24 hr static @ -130 dBm)
Velocity accuracy @ 30 m/s: Speed: < 0.01 m / s
Heading: < 0.01В°
TTFF @ -130 dBm: Hot start: < 1 s
Warm start: < 35 s
Cold start: < 35 s
Receive Sensitivity: Acquisition: -147 dBm
Tracking: -163 dBm
Navigation: -160 dBm



Documentation

Document File Version Size Last Updated
Product Brief W2SG0008i_Product_Brief.pdf 1.0 2.5 MB 04/25/2011
Data Sheet W2SG0008i_Datasheet.pdf 1.50 1.12 MB 11/03/2015
Evaluation Kit W2SG0008i_Eval-Kit 1.0 37.8 MB 08/17/2011



Ordering

Part Order Number Description Antenna Operating Temperature Baud-Rate Packaging Type Buy from Distributor
W2SG0008i-B-T Module External (-40°C to +85°C) 4800 bps Tray Buy Now
W2SG0008i EVK-1 W2SG0008i Evaluation Kit with External GPS Active Antenna Chip + Patch Antenna (-40°C to +85°C) 4800 bps Kit Buy Now
W2SG0008i EVK-2 W2SG0008i Evaluation Kit Chip (-40°C to +85°C) 4800 bps Kit Buy Now