“For small and medium production runs, sourcing and tuning of an external GPS antenna can be expensive and logistically difficult,” explains Thomas Nigg, VP Product Marketing at u-blox. “The PAM-7Q is a perfect, drop-in solution to this problem. It provides instant, high-performance global positioning and requires no additional components.”
PAM-7Q can easily be integrated into pre-existing designs or soldered with a pin-header to a customized PCB. The simple design and easy interfacing keeps installation costs to a minimum. The 18 x 18 mm patch antenna is designed for optimal antenna performance independent of orientation. High immunity to jamming is achieved through integration of dual SAW filters. PAM-7Q targets industrial and consumer applications that require a small, fast and cost-efficient solution to GPS/QZSS positioning.
The PAM-7Q module uses GPS/QZSS chips qualified according to AEC-Q100 and are manufactured in ISO/TS 16949 certified sites. Qualification tests are performed as stipulated in the ISO16750 standard: “Road vehicles – Environmental conditions and testing for electrical and electronic equipment”.
The module is form-factor compatible with its predecessor, the UP501.
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