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Magellan Launches First of New OEM GNSS Product Line

September 18, 2008
Inside GNSS, Fall 2008

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After nearly a year of silence, Magellan has returned to the OEM GNSS space with the MB 500 GPS/GLONASS/SBAS dual-frequency board — reportedly the first of a series of new products by the long-standing brand.

Offering 75 channels for GPS and GLONASS L1 C/A, L1/L2 P-code and L1/L2 carrier phase tracking — as well as satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) signal processing, the MB 500 incorporates Magellan's patented BLADE technology for use of multiple GNSS constellations for high-accuracy positioning and surveying. The receiver provides position fixes at up to 20 Hz and can remove the biases inherent in the GLONASS FDMA (frequency division multiple access) system design, according to the company.

The RTK-capable board measures 100 x 80 x 13 millimeters (3.9 x 3.1 x 0.5 inches), operates on 3.3 to 9VDC input power, typically drawing 2.5 watts at a 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS signal processing rate, and is interoperable with other manufacturers reference stations and network corrections.

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