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End Of Life Notice
The OEM617D range of receivers will be unavailable from the 29th June 2018. Please contact sales@forsbergpnt.com for information on available replacement products including NovAtel’s OEM7720.

Backwards compatible with NovAtel’s popular OEM615 form factor, the OEM617D provides an efficient way to bring GNSS capable navigation and positioning products to market quickly. As with all NovAtel OEM6® receivers, the OEM617D is ready for existing and planned GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou signals.


OEM617D v3

Receivers Brochure v21


  • Increased satellite availability with BeiDou, GLONASS and Galileo* tracking
  • GLIDE™ smoothing algorithm
  • RT-2®, ALIGN® and RAIM firmware options


  • Dual-frequency RTK with precise ALIGN heading+pitch/roll
  • Dual-frequency GPS+GLONASS BeiDou RTK and ALIGN® heading solution
  • Easy to integrate
  • Compact size and low power

Duel-Antenna Input

Dual-frequency, dual antenna input allows the OEM617D to harness the power of NovAtel CORRECT™ with RTK and ALIGN® functionality. This makes the OEM617D is ideal for ground vehicle, marine or aircraft based systems, providing industry leading GNSS multi‑constellation heading and position data in static and dynamic environments.

Designed for Flexibility

The modular nature of NovAtel’s OEM6 firmware gives users the flexibility to configure the OEM617D for their unique application needs. Scalable to offer sub‑metre to centimetre level positioning, it is field upgradable to with selected OEM6® family software options. Options include AdVance® RTK for centimetre-level real-time positioning, ALIGN for precise heading and relative positioning, GLIDE™ for decimetre-level pass-to-pass accuracy and RAIM for increased GNSS pseudorange integrity.

Customization with an API

Application Programming Interface (API) functionality is available on the OEM617D. Using a recommended compiler with the API library, an application can be developed in a standard C/C++ environment to run directly on the receiver platform, eliminating system hardware, reducing development time and resulting in a faster time to market.

OEM617D Systems:

The OEM617D GNSS Receiver can be provided as an enclosed product in the following systems:


The OEM617D is capable of operating NovAtel’s SPAN® technology for a complete INS solution.