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EB-500 / EB-500L

EB-500 is an ultra miniature 13 x 15 mm2 GPS engine board. It provides superior navigation performance under dynamic conditions in areas with limited sky view like urban canyons. High sensitivity up to -165dBm for weak signal operation without compromising accuracy. EB-500 series are your best choice for embedded applications.

Key Features: Applications:
•Small form factor: 13 x 15 x 2.2 mm
•Tracks 66 Channels of satellites
•High sensitivity -165dBm
•Fast position fix
•Low power consumption
•Supports A-GPS
•Lead-free and RoHS compliant
•EB-500 can match w/ passive antenna
•EB-500L recommened to match w/ activie antenna
•EB-500 high gain version / EB-500L low gain version
•Handheld devices
•Emergency Locator
•Geographical Surveys
•Sporting and Recreation
•Automotive and Marine Navigation & Tracking
•Embedded applications: PDA, DSC, Smartphone, UMPC, PND, MP4
Specification Description
General L1 frequcney, C/A code (SPS)
66 independent tracking channels
Sensitivity -165dBm /Tracking; -148dBm /Acquisition
Update Rate Up to 10Hz
Accuracy Without aid: 3.0m 2D-RMS
<3m CEP (50%) without SA (horizontal)
Acquisition (open sky) Cold Start : 35 sec
Warm Start : 34 sec
Hot Start : 1.5 sec
With AGPS: <15sec
Reacquisition < 1sec
Dynamic Altitude : 18000m (max.)
Velocity : 515m/sec (max.)
Acceleration :4G (max.)
Supply Voltage DC 3.0~4.2 V
Power Consumption EB-500: <28mA@4V (w/o Active ANT) / Tracking
EB-500L: <25.5mA@4V (w/o Active ANT) / Tracking
Backup Battery DC 2.0~4.3V ( RTC Vcc )
NMEA Message NMEA0183 v3.1 baud rate 4800/9600/... /57600, default 9600
Selectable Output: GGA, GLL,GSA, GSV, RMC, and VTG
Datum Default WGS-84 (total 219 Datum)
Antenna External Active Antenna Output Voltage: 2.8 VDC
or Passive Antenna
Serial Interface UART
Operating Temperature -40℃ to 85℃
Storage Temperature -40℃ to 125℃
Operating Humidity ≤95%, non condensing
Mounting SMT Type, 22 Pin
Dimension 13 x 15 x 2.2(H) mm
*Specifications subject to change without prior notice.
*Copyright©2010 Transystem Inc. All Rights Reserved.
*Citation MTK original chipset spec
Type Version Description Date
Datasheet V1.8 2013-12-09
EB View v1.0.15 2013-07-23
Application Note-1 V1.2 2011-03-30
USB driver V4.4 For EVK 2010-11-19
Catalog V1.1 2009-12-02