NovAtel Inc. have announced the release of version 6.700 firmware for OEM628, FlexPak6, and SMART6-L GNSS receivers.

General updates include:

  • OEM628 Release (supports OEM628 based platforms)
  • Support for Terrastar-L 40 cm PPP service
  • Improvements to Terrastar-C convergence times – faster convergence to 20 cm accuracy
  • Introduction of TerraStar Speed restrictions. All Land and Agriculture subscriptions are now subject to a speed restriction of 36 m/s (or 129.6 km/h)
  • Improved Autosurvey feature. User can auto survey and save up to 32 positions in memory (for use on Smart6-L with RELAY)
  • L-band tracking improvements – faster recovery after brief signal blockages
  • Fix for use with Virtual Reference Stations (VRS) that re-cycle their base station IDs. RTK position jumps were possible after a loss of NTRIP connection when the VRS location changed but base station ID did not
  • Added PGN129027 Position Delta, Rapid Update (10Hz) message to the CAN output messages.

6.700 New Comman­­­­­ds:

  1. MODEL FEATURES

NovAtel is committed to providing excellent value to our customers in the form of firmware updates and upgrades. By providing this functionality as a firmware update, customers can apply it to their existing receivers, enabling quick changeover and no downtime. This firmware update is available free of charge to all customers.

Download here: OEM6 Family Firmware


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