OEMStar GNSS Receiver

NovAtel OEMStar Single-Frequency GNSS Receiver

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The OEMStar single-frequency receiver from NovAtel will soon reach End of Life (EOL). Final orders must be placed by September 1, 2021. NovAtel recommends the OEM7500 or OEM719 as suitable replacements.



The OEMStar single-frequency receiver from NovAtel is a low cost, L1 GPS + GLONASS receiver that enhances satellite availability and positioning. It has the same form factor as NovAtel’s OEMV-1 series and can be integrated into any existing OEMV-1 system through the OEMV/OEM6 command interface. Its compact size allows it to be used in applications where space is a concerned.

The OEMStar can support up to 14 channels and is capable of delivering reliable and accurate results. It can be upgraded to the OEM615 receiver board easily. Moreover, its firmware has a modular design, which allows for easy upgrades to include additional functionalities such as GL1D and RAIM.

Furthermore, the OEMStar is fully customizable through Application Programming Interface (API), allowing developers to build applications in standard C/C++ and run them on the receiver platform. No additional system hardware is needed.


  • Low cost
  • Support single-frequency
  • Support multiple constellation in different configurations: GPS only/GLONASS only/GPS+GLONASS
  • Deliver reliable and accurate results
  • Customizable through firmware upgrade
  • Can be upgraded to the OEM615 receiver board
  • Compact design
  • Power consumption is low
  • API available for application development

Technical Specifications

Channels:GPS only/GLONASS only/GPS+GLONASS
Dimensions (L x W x H):71 mm x 46 mm x 13 mm
Weight:18 g
I/O connector:20-pin dual row male header
Antenna connector:MCX female
Operating temperature:-40 °C to +85 °C
Time to first fix cold start:60 s
Time to first fix hot start:35 s
Communication ports:2 LV-TTL, 1 USB
Firmware upgradable options:GL1DE, RAIM, API


The NovAtel OEMStar single-frequency GNSS receiver delivers reliable and accurate results. The OEMStar and its accessories are available through Canal Geomatics. For more information, please contact us using the Request Pricing form.