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GPS LCD Display Board

Build using the GPS pre-processor which is based on  the AVR RISC micro-controller, the GPS LCD display board, process NMEA data stream coming out of a GPS receiver and displays on the LCD position data.
It accepts both $GPRMC and $GPGGA sentences and displays Latitude and Longitude on a 2 line x 16 characters LCD.
The board is also equipped with 2 button inputs which when pressed, display additional info, like UTC date and time, speed and heading .

The unit come complete with the LCD display and consumes 5 mA with backlit off and around 50 mA with backlit on.

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Technical Characteristics

GPS LCD Board Size…………………68 mm (L) x 40 mm (W)
LCD Size……………………………….85 mm (L) x 30 mm (W)
Power Requirements ………………….5 – 12 Vdc
Power Consumtion…………………….5 mA (backlit Off)
                                                      50 mA (backlit On)
Operating Temperature………………..0° to 50° C
Storage Temperature………………….-10° to 60° C
Connector………………………………9 pin SubD Female
Serial Input…………………………….4800,N,8,1
Protocol……………………………… GPS NMEA with either RMC or GGA sentences

Download the full specs in PDF  GPSLCD.pdf (180K)

 

 

The GPS LCD board is now availiable for sale through secure order form

GPS LCD without backlit -- 50 USD$ (plus shipping)
(Includes the GPS LCD board assembled and tested, and a 2x16 lcd module without backlit)

GPS LCD with backlit       -- 60 USD$ (plus shipping)
(Includes the GPS LCD board assembled and tested, and a 2x16 lcd module with backlit)