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The SMART6 integrates NovAtel’s OEM6® receiver and Pinwheel® antenna technologies in a single, rugged housing. Software upgradable, the SMART6 eliminates the need for costly hardware replacement as requirements change, while delivering scalable accuracy and performance.



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  • 120 channels
  • GPS, GLONASS and SBAS tracking
  • BeiDou and Galileo ready
  • Optional Bluetooth®
  • Optional tilt compensation
  • Simulated radar ground speed output
  • Proven NovAtel Pinwheel® antenna technology inside


  • Dual-frequency capable for enhanced accuracy, reliable positioning and ionospheric disturbance mitigation
  • Flexible accuracy from entry level L1 to centimetre level AdVance® RTK positioning
  • Increased position availability with GLONASS tracking
  • Smooth, consistent positions for pass-to-pass applications with GLIDE™ technology

Multi-Constellation for Enhanced Positioning

Capable of tracking L1/L2 GPS+GLONASS, the SMART6 improves position availability in obstructed sky conditions. Dual-frequency tracking minimizes the impact of ionospheric disturbances, further enhancing field productivity.

Smooth Pass-to-Pass Accuracy using GLIDE

SMART6 features NovAtel’s GLIDE technology, providing ultra-smooth positioning and exceptional pass-to-pass accuracy. GLIDE’s™ steady, smooth output is especially well suited for manual guidance and autosteer applications and will bridge through short periods of poor satellite availability. Dual-frequency GLIDE™ further improves the absolute accuracy of the GLIDE™ position and creates a robust solution, resistant to the effects of high ionospheric activity.

Integrated GNSS Design

A NovAtel OEM6® receiver and Pinwheel® antenna are integrated into a single rugged housing to minimize integration effort and simplify system design requirements. Built-in magnets simplify mounting. Fixed mounting options are also available.

Tilt Compensation for Increased Accuracy

With optional integrated tilt compensation, the SMART6 improves guidance and autosteer performance on uneven terrain.

Integrated Bluetooth® Connectivity

SMART6 is available with optional Bluetooth® technology to provide wireless connectivity.

Multiple Interfaces for Maximum Flexibility

NMEA 0183 compatible RS-232 serial ports, a NMEA2000 compatible CAN port and Bluetooth® wireless technology provide maximum flexibility. The SMART6 also provides simulated radar ground speed output, 1 PPS output, an event mark input and three daylight readable status LEDs.