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New FW release for NV08C-CSM series

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Release Note

October 20th, 2014

Firmware Revision 0408


- Bug fix in Fast Search Engine control which caused blocking of signal acquisition after a long time with no signals available.

Note - all other FW 0408 functions and features are absolutely the same as for FW 0407. Therefore no additional testing is needed on customer side for migration from FW 0407 to FW 0408.


Firmware v.0408 is compatible with hardware revisions 4.x of the NV08C-CSM devices.

New HW and FW release for NV08C-CSM series

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Friday January 10th, NVS Technologies AG announced latest Firmware (v0406) as well as new Hardware v.4.x and v.5.x for our NV08C Receiver Series.

Hardware Revision NV08C-CSM v.4.1

  • NV08CD (release R6) BB ASIC with updated MaskROM Basic FW is used
  • Silver-nickel shield is used for NV08C-CSM v.4.1 which does not hinder magnetic sensitive devices
  • NV08C-CSM v.4.1 is in production and available from stock

Hardware Revision NV08C-CSM v.5.x

  • NV08CD (release R6) BB ASIC with updated MaskROM Basic FW is used
  • Wideband Beidou+GPS+GLONASS SAW filter is used instead of GPS/GLONASS diplexer for v.4.1
  • TCXO 33.6MHz is implemented instead of TCXO 26MHz which was used in previous versions
  • Silver-nickel shield is used for NV08C-CSM v.5.x which does not hinder magnetic sensitive devices
  • NV08C-CSM v.5.0 Engineering samples are available from stock


Firmware Revision 0406

FW 0406 is fully compatible in functionality, settings and protocols with the latest official FW release 0206 valid for NV08C-CSM v.3.x
NOTE: Updated MaskROM Basic FW allows to provide full support of Galileo and Beidou (signal tracking & navigation). Full Beidou support will be available for hardware revision NV08C-CSM v.5.x only and FW version B4.xx. Full Galileo support will be implemented in the following FW versions and will be available for both HW revisions v.4.x and v.5.x


Firmware v.0406 is compatible with hardware revisions 4.1 of the NV08C-CSM devices.

IMPORTANT NOTE: don’t load FW 0406 into NV08C-CSM v.3.x. which leads to unrecoverable device malfunction.

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Tallysman Wireless Introduces Compact TW3800 Series, Dual Frequency
GPS L1 & L2 / GLONASS G1 & G2 Dual Feed Antenna Family

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The new Tallysman TW3800 Series antennas provide coverage of the L1 and L2 signals the GPS system and G1 and G2 signals for the GLONASS satellite systems

Ottawa, Canada – July 17, 2013 – Tallysman Wireless Inc., a pioneer in design and manufacturing of high performance GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) antennas and associated components, is pleased to announce the addition of the Dual Frequency TW3800 Series to our high quality precision line of antenna products.
The TW3800 Series antennas feature a circular stacked patch antenna for improved axial ratio, yet are small and light, and have the extended bandwidth required for L1/L2 GPS & G1/G2 GLONASS.  The operating voltage range is from +2.5 to 16 VDC.  The antennas have a temperature compensated LNAs and operate from -40 to +85oC to provide reliable performance in most any environment.  The TW3800 is packaged in a through hole mount making it very suitable for mobile applications.

The TW380x is ideally suited for many applications, including:
•    Anti-Jamming GPS
•    Mission Critical GPS Timing
•    Military & Security
•    Network Timing and Synchronisation
•    Precise tracking
•    High signal availability
The TW3805 is the OEM version of the TW3802, and can be custom tuned to provide optimal performance inside virtually any housing.

“The circular patch design of the TW380X antennas permits precision custom tuning with excellent axial ratios.”  said Gyles Panther, President of Tallysman Wireless, “This flexibility, combined with the very wide operating voltage enables this antenna to work with virtually any receiver on the market.”
About Tallysman Wireless
Tallysman is a leading manufacturer of high performance, high quality precision wireless products for a wide range of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) applications.  Tallyman’s product portfolio encompasses a variety of products which enable clients to focus on enabling (GNSS) for precision, commercial, and military applications.  Furthermore, Tallysman is a leading provider of Digital Mobile Radio Telematics solutions.  Tallysman was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada

Available from stock from September.

RTKLIB Open Source GNSS Precise Positioning Software Package Now Supports NVS Technologies’ NV08C Receiver Series.

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Montlingen, Switzerland, April 30th, 2013 – RTKLIB, a developer of open source software for standard and precise GNSS positioning, has recently released its latest RTKLIB software (version 2.4.2), which fully supports NVS Technologies’ BINR proprietary binary protocol and the NV08C GNSS receiver series.

The use of RTKLIB, in conjunction with NVS Technologies’ NV08C GNSS receiver series, including the highly integrated NV08C-CSM surface mount module with geodetic grade raw data output, is a powerful combination which enables GNSS system designers and OEMs to develop highly accurate, low cost and compact Precision Grade positioning and navigation equipment.


NVS Technologies AG Appointments CompoTEK as an Authorised Distributor for Germany, Austria and Switzerland

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Montlingen, Switzerland, January 23rd, 2013 – NVS Technologies AG, announces today the appointment of CompoTEK GmbH as an authorised distributor for Germany, Austria and the German speaking region of Switzerland.  CompoTEK is a Value Added Distributor and Representative for high quality electronic component and system manufacturers for the European electronics industry, with a strong emphasis on applications in the industrial electronics, medical, automotive, and wireless and wired communication technology sectors.  www.compotek.de

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