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Information retained on this Wiki is applicable only to the Piksi v2.3.1 receiver.

What is Piksi?

Piksi is a high precision GPS receiver hardware platform with open-source firmware and hardware, implementing real-time kinematic (RTK) technology.

How do I use Piksi?

If you have Piksi, here are the basic steps to basic get it up and running.

Piksi Community Forum Feed

Re: 0.19 of the firmware and v0.24.1 of the console released

I have figured out one solution: SBPMessage msg = new SBPMessage(0x42,MsgSettingsReadReq.TYPE,array); //construct the SBPMessage piksiframer.sendMessage(msg); //send the message piksihandler.addCal...

Sun Hongbin | July 21, 1:12 AM UTC

Re: Base to rover communication

The Base sends "observations" to the Rover, it does so using binary packets in the SBP format. The 3DR radios just deliver bytes across the air, it is not aware of the packet format. A ra...

Clive Turvey | July 20, 10:44 PM UTC

Re: Piksi Multi RTC

Kirk, The Supercap and RTC are not used at present by Piksi Multi's firmware. We hope to enable some features with this hardware in the future, but for now there is no disadvantage to using onl...

Dennis Zollo | July 19, 9:37 PM UTC