GPS/BU 353

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BU-353 GPS receiver

Our goal is to adapt the USGlobalsat BU-353 GPS receiver to work with the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0. In this part some general specifications of the sensor are given.
Costs about 47€ on Amazon.


To use the sensor the system must be configured to receive the sended data correctly.
Standard serial setting: 8 data bits, no parity bit, 1 stop bit, 4800 baud

Data transmitted by GPS

The receiver is cpable of the NMEA 0183 and SiRF protocoll.
The types the receiver is able to handle are: GGA, GSA, GSV, RMC, VTG and GLL. The last two datatypes are optional.


Datasheet BU 353