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Calian - HCS885XF Smart Helical GNSS Antenna for High Accuracy UAV 1

HCS885XF Smart Helical GNSS Antenna for High Accuracy UAV


The HCS885XF is a multi-band (L1/L5), multi-constellation integrated GNSS receiver/antenna with RTK corrections and PointPerfect® PPP-RTK augmentation compatibility. The HCS885XF is capable of providing sub 1 meter accuracy stand-alone, sub 1 cm accuracy with RTK corrections and sub 10 cm accuracy with PPP-RTK corrections. It is based on the Calian HC885SXF antenna, making it light-weight and very suited for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications that require precise location and precise heading.

  • Antenna: 

    Architecture Multi-band (L1/L5), Helical
    Frequencies GPS/QZSS: L1 C/A, L5; GLO: L1OF; GAL: E1-B/C, E5a; BDS: B1l & B2a
    Channels 184-channel u-blox F9 engine



    HCS885XF-29 Data, opt. timepuse or TX2/RX2: RS-232
    HCS885XF-49 Data, opt. timepuse or TX2/RX2: CMOS
    Connector 6 Position JST Receptacle Connector, 1.25mm


    Serial Protocol: 

    Output NMEA 0183, UBX Binary, RTCM v3.3, SPARTN v2.0
    Baud Rate Configurable
    Update Rate 7 Hz (4); 8 Hz (GPS+GAL+BDS); 18 Hz (GPS+GAL); 20 Hz (GPS+GLO); 11 Hz (GPS+BDS); 25 Hz (GPS)




    44.55 mm dia. x 52.75 mm H

    Weight 38g
    Mounting Method 3x M2.5 screws
    Cable Length no cable


    Position and Velocity Accuracy (4 Constellations):

    Horizontal PVT/SBAS/RTK (CEP) 1.5m/ 1.0m/ 0.01+1ppm
    Horizontal PPP-RTK (CEP) <0.1m SPARTN
    Vertical PVT/SBAS/RTK (R50) 2.0m/ 1.5m/ 0.01m+1ppm
    Vertical PPP-RTK) (R50) <0.20m SPARTN
    Typical Convergence <12s RTK; <65s SPARTN
    Velocity accuracy 0.05m/s



    Dynamic Heading Accuracy 0.3º


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