Application Notes

Upgrading Firmware
This can be done indoors and requires an Internet connection to download new firmware. Caution: Avoid removing power or resetting your Piksi Multi durin...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:47 PM
GNSS Antenna Placement Guidelines
This article provides guidelines for proper positioning of GNSS antennas. These guidelines are primarily intended for users of the Piksi Multi Evaluation Ki...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:47 PM
Piksi Multi - Standalone Position
Caution: Piksi Multi uses a powerful processor that can generate a significant amount of heat. Use caution when handling the board, as components may reach ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:51 PM
Piksi Multi - GNSS RTK Position with Stationary Base
Caution: Piksi Multi uses a powerful processor that can generate a significant amount of heat. Use caution when handling the board, as components may reach ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:55 PM
Receiving Raw IMU Data From Piksi Multi
Piksi® Multi includes a Bosch BMI160 IMU and a Bosch BMM150 Magnetometer on the OEM module. As of firmware release v1.0.11, it is possible to stream raw IMU...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 8:20 PM
Piksi UAV Integration Guides
Piksi® Multi on Ardupilot Click here to open the "Piksi Multi ArduPilot Integration Guide".  This guide is the latest and best guide for integrat...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 8:21 PM
Connecting to Piksi Multi USB to Serial Adapter
The USB to Serial Adapter from the Piksi® Multi Evaluation Kit can be used to communicate with Piksi Multi via the RS2323 ports on the Evaluation Board. ...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 8:24 PM
Installing USB to Serial Adapter Drivers
A RS-232 serial interface is required to program FreeWave radios used in the Piksi® Multi Evaluation Kit and it can be also used to receive and send data to...
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 5:28 PM
NMEA Protocol
Piksi® Multi (firmware v1.1 and newer) and Duro support following NMEA 0183 messages: GGA, GLL, GSA, GSV, HDG, RMC, VTG and ZDA. Starting with firmware v2.3...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 8:25 PM
RTCM Input
Piksi® Multi (firmware v1.1 and newer) and Duro accept RTK base station data input in widely available RTCM format.  The RTCM message details can be obt...
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 8:26 PM