My name is Raz and my work colleague Idan.
We have some integration questions regarding ProfiCNC products.
You seem like the most related right after the company itself which has no contact information other than sales department which didn’t respond/direct us.
As we now strive to integrate our company developed system ( which holds FPGA ) with Pixhawk 2 ( Standard Black Cube & Carrier set ) + Here2 we would appreciate some guidance on how to get accurate times from it ( nanoseconds resolution ):
1.As far as we know for accurate advancement of seconds - PPS is required between GPS time tags ( Week Number + Time Of Week + Leap Seconds ).
There’s no PPS wire going out of the Here2 although on ‘Here+V2 user manual’ ( at your site ) under ‘hardware specifications’ the ublox NEO-M8P-0 datasheet does have a PPS pin.
Is there any other way to propogate high precision from the Here2 that were missing ( Sub-second field ? ) ?
*I’ve seen lots of ProfiCNC products schematics on their GitHub page but for some reason ‘Here GPS’ ( any version ), is not even mentioned - if you could direct us to the relevant page / let us know why it’s not available.
( We hoped to see the use of PPS schematics from the chip onboard )
2.We also need the other time fields ( WN & TOW & LS in NMEA protocol ) is there any way to extract those from one of the carrier ports or directly from Here2?
We could work with other protocols though it’s preferred.
Could you also let us know the protocol used to pass those fields ( Mavlink ? ).
3.We saw online different variations in which the GPS Here2 is connected to the carrier ports ( GPS1/2 / CAN1/2 / ITC ) any clarification on those variation and general knowledge of each of the carrier board ports would be helpful.
We have further more details we would like to know but those will suffice for now if you will.
Thanks in advance,
Raz & Idan
Relevant links I’ve used:
Here2 ( holds ublox ) - docs.cubepilot.org/user-guides/here+/here+v2-user-manual#hardware-specification
ProfiCNC schematics - GitHub.com/ProfiCNC
Here2 onboard chip ublox - u-blox.com/en/docs/UBX-15016656
GPXH header from ublox - Ardupilot.org/copter/docs/logmessages.html/#graw-raw-ublox-data