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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: Alternative radios for SwiftNav Piksi Multi RTK

After some more testing, it seems to reach RTK floating mode for about a minute and then cut out. I am getting GPS information from the base station, but so so infrequently. I would say about 95% o...

Tayler Brumble | January 18, 11:40 PM UTC

Alternative radios for SwiftNav Piksi Multi RTK

Hello swiftnav-discuss, I am looking for a longer-range radio (up to 2 km) to use as a substitute for the Freewave 3DRs that came in the kit. I purchased a set of Laird CL4790 radios, and attempted...

Tayler Brumble | January 18, 9:51 PM UTC

Re: Rover to Base communication.

It seems like you are using Piksi v2. On piksiv2 we used a binary message mask on each UART. If you set the message mask setting to 0, then no messages will come out. I believe that is what you nee...

Dennis Zollo | January 15, 1:31 AM UTC