NodeXGPS1 Currently Under Development

The NodeXGPS1 is a small tracking device, used where external power is unavailable. It is powered by a built in solar panel. It as an expansion bus which may be used to connect to external sensors.

Applications

  • Animal Tracking
  • Unpowered Asset Tracking
Datasheet
Mechanical Details
Housing No yet specified
Hardware Connections Input Power – 1x 2-Way Screw Terminal
Operating Temperature Range -40C to +85C
Dimensions Not yet specified (L x W x H)
Power
Input Range 5 - 14 VDC
Solar Power Tracking
Battery LiPo Battery (2600mAh standard/other sizes could be requested)
Battery Charger LiPo Charger – Max 5A Charge current with eFuse Protection (UVP, OVP, OC)
Connectivity
Connectivity LORA, SIGFOX, WIFI (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth (4.2/Low Energy/Classic)
RF Antenna External ½ Wave Whip
GSP Antenna Ceramic Patch
Expansion Bus I2C, UART – Expansion bus used to add additional features or devices (External)
Interface/Program Port UART Header
Other Details
Processor ESP32 Dual Core MCU & Hardware Floating Point Acceleration
Internal Memory 8MB Flash Memory, 520KB + 4MB RAM
Encryption SHA/MD5/DES/AES
GPS/GNSS Number of Channels - 33 (Tracking), 99 (Acquisition), NMEA and PMTK Protocols Supported
Accelerometer Sensitivity (LSB/g) - 16393 (±2g) ~ 4098 (±8g), Axis - X, Y, Z, Bandwidth - 5Hz ~ 400Hz
Additional Features
Industrial ESD protection on all connector pins
LED Indicators on all inputs and outputs
4x Buttons (RESET / BOOTLOADER / TEST / SAFE BOOT)
RGB LED on processor
LEDs on all Digital Inputs
Various other LEDs to show status