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Adafruit Ultimate GPS HAT for Raspberry Pi A+/B+/Pi 2 - Mini Kit

SKU: ADA2324

$65.75 AUD, inc GST
$59.77 AUD, exc GST
Adafruit Ultimate GPS HAT for Raspberry Pi A+/B+/Pi 2 - Mini Kit
65.75 AUD

SKU: ADA2324

$65.75 AUD, inc GST
$59.77 AUD, exc GST
1 reviews 0 5 5
In stock, with a short lead time. 130 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Thu, 26th of Oct with Express Post within Australia.

It's 10PM, do you know where your Raspberry Pi is? If you had this GPS HAT, you would! This new HAT from Adafruit adds Adafruit's celebrated Ultimate GPS on it, so you can add precision time and location to your Raspberry Pi Model A+, B+, or Pi 2. Does not work with the Pi 3 at this time

Here's the low-down on the GPS module:

  • -165 dBm sensitivity, 10 Hz updates, 66 channels
  • Only 20mA current draw
  • Built in Real Time Clock (RTC) - slot in a CR1220 backup battery for 7-years or more of timekeeping even if the Raspberry Pi is off!
  • PPS output on fix, by default connected to pin #4
  • Internal patch antenna which works quite well when used outdoors + u.FL connector for external active antenna for when used indoors or in locations without a clear sky view
  • Fix status LED blinks to let you know when the GPS has determined the current coordinates

Adafruit spun up a HAT based on Adafruit's Ultimate GPS, added a coin-cell holder for RTC usage, break-outs for all the Raspberry Pi's extra pins, and plenty of prototyping area for adding LEDs, sensors, and more.

Please note, this HAT takes over the Raspberry Pi's hardware UART to send/receive data to and from the GPS module. So, if you need to use the RX/TX pins with a console cable, you cannot also use this HAT. Instead, you'll have to use a composite or HDMI monitor and keyboard to log in, or use ssh to connect over the network to your Pi. Read up on Adafruit's tutorial for more information on how to use this fine HAT

Comes as a fully assembled GPS + PCB and an additional 2x20 GPIO header. Some light soldering is required to attach the 2x20 GPIO header to the HAT but it's fast and easy for anyone with a soldering iron and solder. You can also swap the plain female header Adafruit have with a 'stacky' type that lets you plug in a hat or GPIO cable on top or a slim ultra-low-profile header.

To make air-shipping eaiser, this HAT does not come with a 12mm coin battery! A CR1220 will let you use the real-time-clock capability of the GPS HAT, you can pick one up locally or order one from us.
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  1. Review by James verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    A very convenient and functional way to add GPS facilities to Raspberry Pi. Don't forget to get the 'long pin' version of the 2 x 20 connector if you are going to add another layer (e.g. mini TFT screen). The standard connector supplied only allows for downward connection to the Pi, not for top additions.
    AND it has some convenient spare pads on the board for small extra circuitry - e.g. voltage regulator 12->5 V. (Posted on 26/04/2016)

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