Copernicus II Reference Board

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Trimble's Copernicus™ II GPS receiver delivers proven performance and Trimble quality for a new generation of position-enabled products. It features the Trimble revolutionary TrimCore™ software technology for extremely fast startup times and high performance in foliage canopy and urban canyon environments.

Designed for the demands of automated, high-volume production processes, the Copernicus II module is a complete 12-channel GPS receiver in a 19mm x 19mm x 2.54mm, thumbnail-sized shielded unit. The small, thin, single-sided module is packaged in tape and reel for pick-and- place manufacturing processes; 28 reflow-solderable edge castellations provide interface to your design without costly I/O and RF connectors. Each module is manufactured and factory tested to Trimble's highest quality standards.

The Copernicus II can be supplied packaged in tape and reel for pick-and- place manufacturing process in reel sizes of 100 and 500 pieces if required.

  • 3.3V for battery powered apps
  • Trimble quality at low cost
  • 12-channel operation
  • Tape & reel packaging
  • Pick & place assembly
  • Reflow solderable
  • Next-generation RF technology
  • Only 19 mm x 19 mm x 2.54 mm!
  • Highly sensitive; -160 dBm
  • Low power standby mode
  • TSIP, TAIP & NMEA support
  • Starter kit available
  • Ultra-low power: 93.9 mW (typ)

The Copernicus II is backwards compatible to the original Copernicus (part numbers 58048-00, 58048-10 and 58048-20.

Advantages include:

  • Simplified battery backup circuitry
  • Increased internal LNA gain for improved passive antenna performance

Copernicus IIA is slightly different to the other Copernicus II variants in how the short pin must not be pulled high if not used. Email us for the application note if required.

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