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MAX-8 series - compact u-blox 8 standard precision GPS & GLONASS module, single GNSS reception

u-blox MAX-8 compact GNSS modules features the reliable performance of the u-blox 8 positioning engine, which receives GPS, GLONASS, QZSS and SBAS signals. These small GNSS modules provide high sensitivity while featuring low power consumption and supporting advanced Power Save Modes. They also provides message integrity protection, geofencing, spoofing detection, and odometer functionalities.

The MAX-8C is optimised for cost sensitive applications with lowest power, while the MAX-8Q provides best performance.

  • Cost‑efficient system
  • TCXO‑based variant for fastest time to first fix
  • Low power consumption
  • Superior anti‑spoofing and anti‑jamming
  • Pin‑compatible to MAX‑7

* MAX-M10M or MAX-M10S are recommended for new designs

u-blox 8 evaluation kits provide an ideal solution for assessing the performance and suitability of u-blox 8 GNSS modules for your application.

The u-blox GNSS product overview provides a useful guide to the technologies used, product selection, product grades and advantages of u-blox GNSS modules.

MAX-8 at a glance

Product information
Product variants MAX-8C  MAX-8Q 
No. of concurrent GNSS
Oscillators Crystal  TCXO 
Temperature range (°C) -40 ~ +85  -40 ~ +85 
Supply (V) 1.65 ~ 3.6  2.7 ~ 3.6 
Dimensions (mm) 9.7 x 10.1 x 2.5  9.7 x 10.1 x 2.5 

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