Meet the SparkFun RTK Categorical

Again in December we launched the SparkFun RTK Surveyor, a very easy to make use of GNSS receiver for centimeter-level positioning secure by way of a robust plastic enclosure for the brobdingnagian wilds. This surveying tool used to be particularly advanced by way of Coloradans for hikes within the Rockies, however can be utilized by way of any individual in search of a less expensive GNSS Surveyor. Keep in mind that, we all know a factor or two about developing forums, modules and widgets like those. We have realized rather a bit of from the RTK Surveyor and are glad to convey you its latest iteration: Meet the SparkFun RTK Categorical!

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SparkFun RTK Categorical



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The SparkFun RTK Categorical is absolute best for surveying, logging, and all kinds of submit processing. This preprogrammed tool will also be used for self sufficient using, navigation, asset monitoring and another application the place there’s a transparent view of the sky. The RTK Categorical will also be used as a base station. With the click of a button, two RTK Expresses can be utilized to create an RTK gadget in a position to 14 mm horizontal positional accuracy. The integrated Bluetooth® connection by way of an ESP32 WROOM allows the person to make use of the RTK Categorical with their collection of GIS application on a telephone or pill. The integrated battery lets in for over five hours of box use, and is suitable with not unusual USB battery banks.

We took the entire classes from RTK Surveyor and constructed RTK Categorical. The RTK Categorical is constructed upon the similar ZED-F9P u-blox receiver as the unique RTK Surveyor, so you’ll be able to be expecting the similar unbelievable efficiency and wealthy function set. The embedded show lets in for fast comments of horizontal positional accuracy, satellites in view, logging standing, survey-in standing, battery point, MAC, and many others. The rocker switches discovered at the authentic had been changed by way of keypad buttons. We greater the battery to 1300 mAh for longer run time. The inner switches had been changed by way of a virtual mux, taking into account some in reality thrilling packages together with match triangulation. Extra ESD coverage used to be added to give protection to the RF trail, and we even threw in an accelerometer for virtual leveling within the box.

The SparkFun RTK Categorical is lately to be had for pre-order. The primary batch of orders are anticipated to be fulfilled by way of overdue June and within the order they’re won. If you’re ordering this product along “are living/in-stock” merchandise and wish to obtain those merchandise ASAP, make sure you designate your order for cut up shipments in checkout. Please needless to say, because of international provide chain interruptions, this preliminary send date may just slide again or ahead, however we can do the entirety in our energy to stay to the preliminary send date as imaginable.


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