Holybro M8N GPS

The M8N GPS has an UBLOX M8N module, IST8310 compass, tri-colored LED indicator, and a safety switch. There are 3 different connectors options for different purposes.

SKU: 12012,12013,12014 Category:


The engraving on the “Pixhawk 4 GPS Module” has been updated to “M8N GPS Module”. There are no changes to the internal components.

PX4 Autopilot users:

The GPS RGB LED Driver Chip has been updated. Ensure the PX4 firmware is Stable Release v1.12.2 or newer for proper LED driver Support.

Ardupilot User:

If unable to preform normal compass calibration “compass dance” for any reason, set parameter COMPASS_ORIENT=6 (Yaw270) for proper compass orientation.


The M8N GPS has an UBLOX M8N module, IST8310 compass, tri-colored LED indicator, and a safety switch. There are 3 different connectors options for different purposes.
This module ships with a baud rate of 38400 5Hz

Features and Specifications:

– Ublox Neo-M8N module
– Industry leading –167 dBm navigation sensitivity
– Cold starts: 26s
– 25 x 25 x 4 mm ceramic patch antenna
– Rechargeable Farah capacitance
– Low noise 3.3V regulator
– Current consumption: less than 150mA @ 5V
– Fix indicator LEDs
– Protective case
– 26cm cable included
– Diameter 50mm total size, 32 grams with case.


SKU12012  Holybro M8N GPS (JST GHR1.25mm 10pin cable):
This JST GH 10Pin connector can be used on Pixhawk Standard Flight Controller 10pin“GPS Module”or “GPS1” input port.

SKU12013  Holybro M8N GPS for Pix32 (Molex1.25mm 6pin & 4pin &3pin cable):
These Molex1.25mm 6pin & 4pin &3pin connectors are for Pix32 “Switch”, “GPS”, and “I2C” input ports.

SKU12014  Holybro M8N 2nd GPS(JST GHR1.25mm 6pin cable):
This JST GH 6Pin connector can be used on Pixhawk Standard Flight Controller 6pin“UART & I2C”or “GPS2” input port as secondary GPS. This GPS is also compatible with the Cube Flight Controller GPS2 Port.

Package Included:

– NEO-M8 with compass module *1
– ‘X’ type folding pedestal mount *1
– Carbon rod 70mm & 140mm *1

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