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Garmin GPS 18x

Item Numbers

DescriptionCPR ItemSales KitInstallation Kit, With Fasteners
Garmin GPS 18x sensor, 5 Hz001893028876028875


Mass165 kg
Voltage, Minimum4 V
Voltage, Maximum5.5 V
Voltage, Sensor5 V
Power, Average0.5 W
DataTIA-232-F ( RS-232 )
Default setting is 19200 baud
View, VerticalUnknown
Position Accuracy15 m
Position Accuracy RTK (requires a Base Station or a positioning-service)Unknown
Ingress Protection, SolidsUnknown ( assume 6 )
Ingress Protection, Liquids7
Operating Temperature, Min-30 °C
Operating Temperature, Max80 °C

Software Bringup

This sensor is not included in the Clearpath Robotics System Image. If you purchased this sensor with your Clearpath robot, we will install the necessary ROS packages and configuration details on the robot's computer.

Refer to this page's Further Reading section for more details.


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Further Reading

  1. Clearpath Robotics Store
  2. User Manual
  3. Swift Navigation Website
  4. ROS webpage