Matek GPS & Compass Module M8Q 5883

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Matek GPS & Compass Module M8Q 5883

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Ublox SAM-M8Q GPS, GLONASS, Galileo receiver with antenna. Compass QMC5883L integrated.



  • 72-channel M8 engine GPS L1C/A, SBAS L1C/A, QZSS L1C/A, QZSS L1 SAIF, GLONASS L1OF, Galileo E1B/C
  • On-board ultra low noise 3.3V voltage regulator and RF filter for noise blocking
  • Features an additional front-end LNA for optimized performance and a front-end SAW filter for increased jamming immunity
  • Build-in embedded GNSS patch antenna, low power consumption
  • The 15 x 15 mm patch antenna provides the best compromise between the performance of a Right Hand Circular Polarized (RHCP) antenna and a small size
  • Magnetic sensor QMC5883L integrated


  • Max navigation update rate
    • Single GNSS up to 18Hz
    • 2 Concurrent GNSS (GPS & GLONASS): up to 10Hz
  • Horizontal position accuracy (GPS & GLONASS): 2.5m CEP
  • Velocity accuracy: 0.05m/s
  • Cold start: 26s
  • Aided cold starts: 2s
  • Hot start: 1s


  • Tracking & Navigation: –165 dBm
  • Reacquisition: –158 dBm
  • Cold start: –146 dBm
  • Hot start: –155 dBm

Other specs

  • Input voltage range: 4~6V
  • Power consumption: 40mA
  • Uart (Tx,Rx) interface for GPS SAM-M8Q
  • I2C (DA,CL) interface for Compass QMC5883L
  • Battery for HOT module start
  • Power LED(Red) & Time pulse LED(Blue)
  • Dimensions: L20 x W20 x H10 mm
  • Weight: 7g
  • Supported by INAV/Betaflight/Ardupilot


1x M8Q-5883 module
1x SH1.0-6P 20cm silicon wire
1x Transparent PVC Heat-shrink tube


  • GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, QZSS are enabled by default
  • u-blox M8Q series has no external flash memory
  • Blue PPS LED blinking(1Hz) means 3D fixed
  • update rate 1Hz & baudrate 9600 default
  • Baud 9600~115200 supported by INAV/BF/Ardupilot
  • update rate 5Hz with INAV UBLOX Protocol
  • update rate 10Hz with INAV UBLOX7 Protocol
  • Compass alignment (arrow forward):
  • INAV/BF: CW 270° flip
  • Ardupilot/Mission Planner: no rotation
  • BF does not support GPS position hold and RTH, GPS Rescue Mode is supported from BF3.5
  • No need compass for fixed wings with INAV firmware
  • The scratches on ceramic antenna are the result of tuning the antenna by ublox
Additional Information

Additional Information

Function GPS, Mag
Item weight (g) 7