Globalsat SD-502 SDIO GPS Receiver for PDAs and Smartphones

Globalsat SD-502 SDIO GPS Receiver for PDAs and Smartphones


Globalsat has revealed that their new SD-502 SDIO GPS receiver unveiled at CeBIT earlier this year, will be shipping soon and features the Sarantel GeoHelix GPS antenna. This receiver provides instant navigational capabilities and high performance GPS while on the move.

The SD-502 will allow users to turn their PDAs and smartphones with SD support into a GPS navigation device. You won’t lose memory either, with the SD-502’s built-in 512MB of memory, you can store all your information, even large map data.

SD-502 Specifications

Channels 20 channel all-in-view tracking
Position Horizontal 10 meters, 2D RMS
5 meters 2D RMS, WAAS corrected
Time 1 micro-second synchronized to GPS time
Hot start 8 sec., average
Warm start 38 sec., average
Cold start 42 sec., average
Reacquisition 0.1 sec. Average
GPS Protocol Default: NMEA 0183 (Secondary: SiRF binary)
GPS Output format GGA (1 sec), GSA (1 sec), GSV (5 sec), RMC (1 sec), GLL, VTG is optional
Acceleration Limit Less than 4g
Altitude Limit 18,000 meters (60,000 feet) max.
Velocity Limit 515 meters/sec. (1,000 knots) max.
Voltage 3.3V
Power Consumption 90mACharacteristics
Dimension 74.2mm x 31mm x 13mm
Memory Size 128MB, 256MB, 512MB