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Path Finder

Path Finder

The PATH FINDER is a multi-constellation GNSS Smart Antenna Receiver which provides Concurrent receptions of GPS / GLONASS / BEIDOU / GALILEO / IRNSS. Path Finder is most Economical Smart Antenna Receiver designed for various applications such as Radar Antenna Control Unit, Timing, Network synchronization and Tracking/positioning applications.

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GNSS Receiver
Frequency GPS/QZSS: L1 C/A
GLONASS: L1OF
BEIDOU: B1I
GALILEO: E1 I
IRNSS L5
Channels Support 135 channels
Update rate 1Hz default, up to 10Hz
Axial Ratio < 1 dB typical.
Acquisition Time Hot start (Open Sky) 1s (typical)
Cold Start (Open Sky) 28s (typical) without AGPS
Position Accuracy Autonomous: 2.5m (CEP)
PPS signal accuracy Typical ±1ms for PPS
Mechanical
Dimensions 72mm dia x 22mm H
Weight 135g
Mounting Method 19 mm dia. (3⁄4”) thru-hole or mast- mount
Cable Length 5m Standard (15m & 25m special order)
Cable Type Shielded CAT6 PTFE Cable
Connector RJ45 Standard (Customized Connectors in request)
Enclosure Industrial grade, weatherproof IP69K
Environmental
Operating Temperature -40̊C to +85̊C
Storage Temperature -45̊C to +85̊C
Weatherproof IP69K
Max .Altitude < 18,000 m
Max.Velocity < 500 m/s
Shock MIL-STD-810G
Vibration MIL-STD-810G
Emissions MIL-STD-810G
Immunity MIL-STD-810G
Salt Fog MIL-STD-810G
Mechanical Vibration MIL-STD-810G
Sand and Dust MIL-STD-810G
Electrical
Voltages 9to 36V
Current 120 mA during acquisition
80 mA operating
Standby mode < 1mA
Interface
Outputs Rs232 (NMEA 0183 ver 4.1 )
1PSS 1 No
Baud rate 9600 ( default) , Can configure
up to 115200 bps
Time to First Fix
Cold start 28 sec
Warm start 15 sec
Hot start < 2 sec
Reacquisition < 1 sec
Sensitivity
Acquisition -150 dBm
Tracking -165 dBm
Wires Power, Gnd, Rx,Tx, 1 PPS Qualification
Ordering Information V3N-PF-101-xx-yy
xx= Connector
01 – Rj45 with shield
02- Circular connector
03- Open ( No Connector)
yy= Cable Length
05 = 5m standard
15 = 15m
25 = 25m

Product Features

Concurrent reception of L1 and L5 band signals

Support GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, QZSS and IRNSS (NavIC)

Capable of SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN) and QZSS SLAS

Support 135-channel GNSS

Fast TTFF at low signal level

Free hybrid ephemeris prediction to achieve faster cold start

Up to 10 Hz update rate

1 PPS & NMEA configurable RS232 outputs

Smart jammer detection and suppression

Industrial grade IP69K Enclosure

Structure And Phase Center Drawing

Structure And Phase Center Drawing