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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: extracting full location info using SBP python for piksi Multi

Try this..... setup a serial connection and then after this works for you change the msg type to whatever type you like, read from the specification and decode as you wish. MSG types are little end...

Pheoemph | July 10, 5:10 AM UTC

Re: Changing Settings/Sending Settings Messages with Python

Ok... if you reaeeaaaaaally want to go about changing it programmatically to the piksi.... [preamble][msg type 0x00A0] [msglength] [msg] [CRC check] \x55\xA0...

Pheoemph | July 10, 5:05 AM UTC

Re: Changing Settings/Sending Settings Messages with Python

It might be easier to just turn off the logging locally. You can just receive the decoded messages and only log when you turn it on with the GPIO. Then you don't have to send a command to the p...

Pheoemph | July 10, 4:32 AM UTC