Posts Tagged ‘max-7q’

Version 3 Beaglebone Ublox GPS Cape

November 19th, 2014 No comments



Version 3, Just arrived for testing now, this one includes a power supply on cape capable of upto 33v DC input, and with the nice logo added

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Beaglebone Black GPS

August 5th, 2014 No comments

given that a straight GPS cape for Beaglebone didnt exist, the only thing to do is to make one with the help of “Wrea”, thanks for that 😀

Based off the Protocape with eeprom from

making use of the Ublox Max-7Q GPS

Uses Uart4 for serial lines which breakout to pins P9.11 and P9.13

and For Pulse Per Second output from the GPS for NTP it uses pin P8.8 also known as gpio2_3

has jumper for Active GPS antenna power and also a connector for Dallas 1 Wire devices

Beaglebone Black GPS Cape

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