Matek M8Q-CAN GPS Module w/ Compass, Barometer & UAVCAN

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UAVCAN protocol GPS from Matek.

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Features

  • ArduPilot AP_Periph F303 CAN node
  • GPS SAM-M8Q (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo)
  • Magnetic Compass QMC5883L
  • Barometer DPS310
  • UART1, Firmware update
  • UART2, onboard GPS
  • UART3, MSP Protocol (To be supported)
  • CAN, UAVCAN Protocol
  • I2C, onboard QMC5883L & DPS310
  • I2C JST-GH connector, external AirSpeed sensor
  • CAN bootloader LED, Blue
  • Fast blinking, No communication between CAN node and Flight Controllers
  • Slow blinking, Communicating between CAN node and Flight Controllers
  • GPS PPS LED, Green
  • blinking(1Hz) when GPS has 3D fixed
  • Boot button

Specifications

  • Input voltage range: 4~6V
  • Power consumption: 100mA
  • Operating Temperatures: -20~80 °C
  • Dimensions: 29mm*29mm*9.7mm
  • Weight: 11.3g

Includes

  • 1x Matek M8Q-CAN GPS

Tips

  • u-blox M8Q series has no external flash memory
  • Compass Alignment(Arrow forward and flat mounting):
  • Ardupilot/Mission Planner: Rotation None
  • Make sure to have compass/magnetometer 10cm away from power lines/ESC/motors/iron based material
  • The scratches on ceramic antenna are the result of tuning the antenna by ublox.
  • UART3 MSP Protocol is not implemented for now.

Wiring and AP Parameters

CAN I2C
M8Q-CAN Flight Controller M8Q-CAN I2C Airspeed sensor
5V 5V 5V or 3V3 check AirSpeed sensor voltage spec.
C-H CAN High SCL SCL
C-L CAN Low SDA SDA
G GND G GND
CAN_D1_PROTOCOL 1
CAN_P1_DRIVER 1
GPS_TYPE 9 (UAVCAN) ARSPD_TYPE 8 (UAVCAN)
COMPASS_TYPEMASK 0 (make sure UAVCAN Unchecked) ARSPD_USE 1

*** You must set CAN Node parameters for airspeed sensor connected to I2C port of M8Q-CAN ***

Mission Planner->Initial Setup->Optional Hardware->UAVCAN-> SLCan Mode CAN1 -> Parameters

  • MS4525   ARSP_TYPE -> 4
  • MS5525   ARSP_TYPE -> 3
  • SDP3X     ARSP_TYPE -> 6
  • DLVR-L10D    ARSP_TYPE -> 9
  • Write and reboot

Pinout & Pads

GH-4P Pin Signal Wires color Pads Signal
5V 4~6V input Red 3V3 onboard LDO output
C-H CAN high Yellow 5V 4~7V input
C-L CAN low Blue G GND
G GND Black Tx1 UART1-TX
Rx1 UART1-RX
5V 4~6V input Red Rs F303 NRST
SCL I2C-SCL Yellow C F303 SWCLK
SDA I2C-SDA Blue G GND
G GND Black D F303 SWDIO
3 onboard LDO output 3.3V
5V 4~6V input Red
Tx3 UART3-TX Yellow
Rx3 UART3-RX Blue
G GND Black Boot button Bridge Boot to 3.3V
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