Fully Integrated GPS/Galileo/Glonass/QZSS Receiver with embedded RF and in-package Flash

STA8088FG is a single die standalone positioning receiver IC working on multiple constellations (GPS/Galileo/Glonass/QZSS).

The minimum BOM make STA8088FG the ideal solution for low-cost and small footprint products such handheld computers, cameras, data loggers, and sports accessories.

The device is offered with a complete GNSS firmware which performs all GNSS operations including tracking, acquisition, navigation and data output with no need of external memories

Key Features

  • STMicroelectronics® 3rd generation positioning receiver with 32 Tracking channels and 2 fast acquisition channels compatible with GPS, Galileo and Glonass systems
  • Embedded RF Front-End with separate GPS/Galieo/QZSS and Glonass IF outputs
  • Embedded low noise amplifier
  • -162 dBm indoor sensitivity (tracking mode)
  • Fast TTFF < 1 s in Hot start and 35 s in Cold Start
  • High performance ARM946 MCU (up to 208 MHz)
  • 256 Kbyte embedded SRAM
  • In-Package SQI Flash Memory (16 Mbits)
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) circuit
  • 32-bit Watch-dog timer
  • 3 UARTs
  • 1 I2 C master/slave interface
  • 1 Synchronous Serial Port (SSP, Motorola-SPI supported) or 1 External SQI Flash interface
  • USB2.0 dual-role full speed (12 MHz) with integrated physical layer transceiver
  • 2 Controller Area Network (CAN)
  • 2 channels ADC (10 bits)
  • 3 Embedded 1.8 V voltage regulators
  • I/O level selectable 1.8 V or 3.3 V
  • Operating Condition:
    • VDD12 : 1.2 V ±10%
    • VDD18/RF18 : 1.8 V ±5%
    • VLPVR 1.62 V to 3.6 V
    • VddIO : 1.8 V ±5%; 3.3 V ±10%
  • Package:
    • VFQFPN56 (7 x 7 x 0.85 mm) 0.4 mm pitch
  • Ambient temperature range: -40/+85°C


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications
Description Version Size
DB1538 DB1538: Fully Integrated GPS/Galileo/Glonass/QZSS Receiver with embedded RF and in-package Flash 3.0 266 KB

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Quality & Reliability

Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
STA8088FG ActiveVFQFPN 56 7x7x1.0IndustrialEcopack2 0

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