GPS Module Neo 6m

The u-blox GPS module NEO-6M is a widely used GPS (Global Positioning System) module that provides accurate positioning and timing information. It is a compact and cost-effective module commonly used in various applications, including navigation systems, vehicle tracking, drones, and location-based projects.

Here are some key features and information about the NEO-6M GPS module:

  1. Positioning Accuracy: The module can provide positioning accuracy within a few meters, depending on the quality of the received satellite signals and other factors. It supports the simultaneous reception of up to 50 satellites from GPS, GLONASS, and other positioning systems.
  2. Communication Interface: The module communicates with a microcontroller or other devices using a serial communication interface, typically UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver-Transmitter). It uses standard NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) protocol to transmit GPS data.
  3. Output Data: The module provides various data outputs, including latitude, longitude, altitude, velocity, date, time, and satellite information. The data is typically in the NMEA format, which can be easily parsed and processed by microcontrollers or software applications.
  4. Power Supply: The module operates on a 3.3V power supply and consumes relatively low power, making it suitable for battery-powered applications.
  5. Configuration: The GPS NEO-6M module can be configured using specific AT (Attention) commands sent over the serial interface. These commands allow you to adjust parameters such as update rate, baud rate, and output message formats.

When using the  GPS module NEO-6M, it’s essential to provide a clear view of the sky to ensure better satellite reception. Additionally, integrating the module with a microcontroller or other processing unit enables you to make use of the GPS data for your specific application.