L76B GNSS Module for Raspberry Pi Pico, GPS / BDS / QZSS Support

SKU: 20072
Part Number: Pico-GPS-L76B
Brand: Waveshare


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L76B GNSS module for Raspberry Pi Pico, GPS / BDS / QZSS support
L76B GNSS module for Pico

GNSS module based on L76B, designed for Raspberry Pi Pico

Features at a glance

The Pico-GPS-L76B is a GNSS module designed for Raspberry Pi Pico, with multi satellite systems support including GPS, BDS, and QZSS. It has advantages such as fast positioning, high accuracy, and low power consumption, etc. Combined with the Raspberry Pi Pico, it's easy to use global navigating function.

  • Standard Raspberry Pi Pico header, supports Raspberry Pi Pico series boards
  • Multi satellite systems support: GPS, BDS, and QZSS
  • EASY, self track prediction technology, help quick positioning
  • AlwaysLocate, intelligent controller of periodic mode for power saving
  • UART communication baudrate: 4800~115200bps (9600bps by default)
  • Onboard battery holder, supports ML1220 rechargeable cell, for preserving ephemeris information and hot starts
  • 4x LEDs for indicating the module operating status
  • Comes with development resources and manual (Raspberry Pi Pico C/C++ and MicroPython examples)
Frequency band:
GPS L1 (1575.42Mhz)
BD2 B1 (1561.098MHz)
Channels: 33 tracking ch, 99 acquisition ch, 210 PRN ch
C/A code
Horizontal position accuracy
(autonomous positioning)
<2.5m CEP
Time-To-First-Fix @ -130dBm
(EASY enabled)
Cold starts: <15s
Warm starts: <5s
Hot starts: <1s
Sensitivity Acquisition: -148dBm
Tracking: -163dBm
Re-acquisition: -160dBm
Dynamic performance Altitude (max): 18000m
Velocity (max): 515m/s
Acceleration (max): 4g
Communication interface UART
Baudrate 4800~115200bps (9600bps by default)
Update rate 1Hz (default), 10Hz (max)
Protocols NMEA 0183, PMTK
Power supply voltage 5V 
Operating current 13mA
Overall current consumption < 40mA@5V (Continue mode)
Operating temperature -40℃ ~ 85℃
Dimensions 52 × 21mm
Raspberry Pi Pico header compatibility

onboard female pin header for direct attaching to Raspberry Pi Pico

Raspberry Pi Pico is NOT included.
GNSS positioning

Multi satellite systems support: GPS, BDS, and QZSS

Augment systems support

Augment system is aimed at improving the accuracy, integrity, reliability, and availability of positioning and navigation

Supports augment systems including D-GPS, SBAS (WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS/GAGAN)

What's on board
  1. L76B module
  2. Battery holder
    supports ML1220 rechargeable cell, for preserving ephemeris information and hot starts
  3. GNSS antenna connector
  4. Raspberry Pi Pico header
  1. Standby mode switch
  2. Backup mode wakeup button
  3. RT9193-33
    power chip
  4. Status indicators
    RXD/TXD: UART TX/RX indicator
    PPS: GPS status indicator
    PWR: power indicator
Pinout definition
Outline dimensions
Resources & Services

Weight: 0.076 kg

Quick Overview

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