OEM617D GNSS Receiver

NovAtel OEM617D Dual Frequency GNSS Receiver Board with Heading

The OEM617D NovAtel has reached End of Life (EOL). NovAtel suggests the OEM7720 as a possible replacement.



The OEM617D from NovAtel is a dual-frequency GNSS receiver board that delivers robust RTK functionality and ALIGN heading capability. The compact design of this receiver allows it to provide accurate heading and positioning to applications with space constraint.

The new OEM617D receiver is compatible with previous version of receivers, including the OEM615. It supports GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou signal tracking, which increase its reliability.

The dual antenna input enables the OEM617D to make use of NovAtel’s CORRECT with RTK and ALIGN functionalities, making it perfect for applications that are used in ground vehicle, aircraft or marine.

Moreover, the OEM617D is highly flexible and scalable. Advanced options such as AdVance RTK, ALIGN, GLIDE, RT-2, and RAIM are available depending on the needs of the applications. It also offers an API (Application Programming Interface) to system developers so that they can run their C/C++ applications on the receiver platform.


  • Dual-frequency support
  • Support GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou signal tracking
  • Field upgradable to include additional features
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Backward compatible with previous version of OEM receivers
  • Can be integrated easily
  • Offer API for easy development
  • GLIDE technology

Technical Specifications

Signals:GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2, BeiDou B1/B2
Size (W x L x H):71 mm x 46 mm x 11 mm
Weight:< 24 g
Connectors:I/O: 20-pin dual row male header
Operating temperature:-40 °C to +85 °C
Time to first fix:< 50 s (cold start)
< 35 s (hot start)
Communication ports:LVTTL x 3, CAN Bus x 2, USB x 1


The OEM617D receiver board from NovAtel is available at Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information about this receiver, please feel free to send us a message by completing the Request Pricing form.