uBLOX MAX-M8Q 5V GPS Breakout for Active Antennas


This is an assembled breakout board with a uBLOX MAX-M8Q-10 module and SMA female connector suitable for connecting to a suitable active patch antenna (See related products).


Suitable for HAB Usage Max Altitude 50,000 meters / 164041 feet in Flight Mode.


The board is constructed on 1.6mm PCB and features a PPS LED and Supercap for retaining settings through power cycles. Improved power filtering over previous versions.


On the header are TX, RX, TP (PPS Output), 5V Supply (4.5V to 30V), I2C SDA/SCL and GND.


The MAX-M8Q delivers all the benefits of the u-blox 8 GPS platform in a more compact form factor than ever before: high-sensitivity, intelligent power management.


Supporting temperatures down to -40'C and featuring a TCXO for better power saving and quicker startup the MAX M8Q is an ideal module.


As per the data sheets the MAX M8Q can use upto 22mA under aquisition (5mA in power save mode once tracking).


The breakout has the following dimensions : 22mmx22mmx1.6mm approximately.


The default baud rate is 9600bps.

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Airspy Warranty

Airspy warranty is limited to 1 year from the date of delivery for purchased units that fail under normal operating conditions. Airspy units will be repaired at a price of $50.00 plus $10.00 shipping/handling. Normal operating conditions do not include excessive mechanical stresses due to mishandling, dropping, or bending; mechanical or electrical modifications; Electro-Static Discharge (ESD); excessive RF signals; excessive thermal stresses due to improper ventilation or cooling, submersion in any fluid; and any unauthorized repairs.
All warranty claims will be determined by Airspy or their representatives.

Accessory Warranty (except Filter/preamp)

Accessory warranty (except Filter/Preamp) is limited to 90 days from the date of delivery for accessories that fail under normal operating conditions. The warranty is limited to electrical failiure. Physical damage is specifically excluded unless such damage arises from normal use. Antennas are generally considered ‘disposable items’, although very limited warranties may be honored. All warranty cases will be determined by Airspy.US for these items. Contact us for any warranty claims.