Piksi® Multi is a low-cost, high-performance GNSS receiver with Real Time Kinematics (RTK) technology for centimeter-level positioning accuracy. Its small form factor, fast position solution update rate and robust feature set make Piksi Multi ideal for integration into autonomous vehicles and robotics. Multi-band and multi-constellation support enable Piksi Multi to offer fast RTK convergence times. Integrated inertial measurement unit (IMU) and magnetometer enable sensor fusion techniques.

Piksi Multi Inertial combines the RTK GNSS and built-in inertial fusion capabilities of Swift Navigation’s Starling® Positioning Engine to deliver a continuous and robust positioning system for a variety of applications. INS integration provides positioning during GNSS outages and times where there is little to no GNSS visibility.

Piksi Multi / Piksi Multi Inertial Board

Piksi Multi End Of Life Notice

  • Final Order Date: February 15, 2024 or until supplies last, whichever comes first. 
  • Final Ship Date: March 15, 2024 unless you have obtained a written agreement with Swift for an alternate date.

Piksi Multi End Of Life Notice

Piksi Multi Product Summary

Piksi Multi Inertial Product Summary

Piksi Multi Firmware and Release Notes

Hardware Specification

Hardware VersionRelease DateHardware SpecificationMajor Changes
2019-01Piksi Multi HW Specification v2.2Update supercap / RTC supply recommendations
Improved ethernet documentation
2018-10Piksi Multi HW Specification v2.1Applies to firmware v2.1 and later
2018-08Piksi Multi HW Specification v2.0Applies to firmware v2.0.0 and later
2018-05Piksi Multi HW Specification v1.5Applies to firmware v1.5.12 and later
Update SBAS support
2018-03Piksi Multi HW Specification v1.3Applies to firmware v1.4.10 and later
Update Link LED documentation for new behavior
Update event input pins for multiple events a through d
2017-12Piksi Multi HW Specification v1.2Applies to firmware v1.3.10 and earlier
High-Temperature Zynq Processor
Thicker PCB
Weight increased from 20 to 26 g
2017-05Piksi Multi HW Specification v1.0.8Improved clock mux for external clock input
and older
2017-01Piksi Multi HW Specification v1.0.7Initial release

Where to find Hardware Version on the Piksi Multi Board

Piksi Multi Drawings, 3D CAD Model, Heatsink Drawing

Piksi Multi Heatsink Installation Procedure

Software Settings Manuals

Firmware VersionSettings Manual
v3.0.17Settings v3.0.17
v3.0.11, v3.0.14Settings v3.0.11
v2.4.15, v2.4.16, v2.4.20,
Settings v2.4.15
v2.3.17Settings v2.3.17
v2.2.17Settings v2.2.17
v2.1.14Settings v2.1.14
v2.0.0Settings v.2.0.0
v1.5.12Settings v1.5.12
v1.4.10Settings v1.4.10
v1.3.10Settings v1.3.10
v1.2.14Settings v1.2.14
v1.1.27Settings v1.1.27
v1.0.11Settings v1.0.1



Swift Binary Protocol (SBP) Messages

By default Piksi Multi uses SBP protocol on all data ports. SBP Specification


NMEA Messages

Piksi Multi can output NMEA 0183 messages on UART, USB and Ethernet ports. NMEA Specification


RTCM v3 Messages

Piksi Multi accepts and sends RTK corrections in RTCM v3 format. RTCM v3 input details, RTCM v3 output details


NTRIP Client

Piksi Multi has built-in NTRIP client for easy corrections reception from Internet. NTRIP Client Setup


Firmware Updates

Piksi Multi firmware is available here for download.


Swift Console

Use Swift Console program to setup and monitor Piksi Multi operation.


RINEX Converter and Data Post-processing

Starting from firmware version 1.1 Piksi Multi supports data post-processing. sbp2rinex converter


Software Tools

Real-time data display and log processing tools.

Older manual versions