GPS Shield SIM28 + Antenna

  • Brand: Makerfabs
  • Product Code: OAS028SIM
  • Stock

    Warehouse Stock Status Location
    Centurion In Stock X273
    Stellenbosch In Stock C0124
  • R275.00 (price excl. VAT)


GPS Shield SIM28 + Antenna

The GPS Shield based on the SIM28 GPS module. It is a cost-efficient and field-programmable gadget. It features 22 tracking/66 acquisition channel GPS receiver. The sensitivity of tracking and acquisition both reach up to -160dBm, making it a great choice for personal navigation projects and location services.

OAS028-SIM-003

Quick Spec

  • Power Supply: 2.8 ~ 4.3V
  • Power Consumption: ±24mA
  • Antenna Type: Active and Passive
  • Serial Interface: UART, SPI/I2C
  • Protocols: NMEA, PMTK
  • Sensitivity: -167 dBm (tracking)

Demo Code



//at 9600 bps 8-N-1
//Computer is connected to Hardware UART
//SoftSerial Shield is connected to the Software UART:D2&D3
 
#include 
 
SoftwareSerial SoftSerial(2,3);
unsigned char buffer[64];                   // buffer array for data receive over serial port
int count=0;                                // counter for buffer array
void clearBufferArray();   
void setup()
{
    SoftSerial.begin(9600);                 // the SoftSerial baud rate
    Serial.begin(9600);                     // the Serial port of Arduino baud rate.
}
 
void loop()
{
    if (SoftSerial.available())                     // if date is coming from software serial port ==> data is coming from SoftSerial shield
    {
        while(SoftSerial.available())               // reading data into char array
        {
            buffer[count++]=SoftSerial.read();      // writing data into array
            if(count == 64)break;
        }
        Serial.write(buffer,count);                 // if no data transmission ends, write buffer to hardware serial port
        clearBufferArray();                         // call clearBufferArray function to clear the stored data from the array
        count = 0;                                  // set counter of while loop to zero
    }
    if (Serial.available())                 // if data is available on hardware serial port ==> data is coming from PC or notebook
    SoftSerial.write(Serial.read());        // write it to the SoftSerial shield
}
 
void clearBufferArray()                     // function to clear buffer array
{
    for (int i=0; i


Resources

Shipping List

  • 1 X GPS Shield
  • 1 X GPS antenna


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