Alpha Micro stocking high accuracy, low power GNSS module

Alpha Micro stocking high accuracy, low power GNSS module

By eeNews Europe

The device is intended to provide positional accuracy for battery driven consumer devices, such as portables and wearables without impacting the size of the product. The device measures 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.0 mm and includes temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO), SAW filter and low noise amplifier (LNA), along with the GNSS receiver. With all the external components required for a real-world solution, the board space required is only 50% larger than the footprint of the module.

The combination of performance and low power consumption is largely through u-blox’ Super-E mode of operation, which only provides power when required. In practice, the module draws down to 12 mW during instantaneous tracking and averages 25 mW in the majority of environments.

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