SEA 9410 & National Instruments FPGA Timekeeper

The SEA 9410 module is compatible with the National Instruments FPGA Timekeeper. For synchronisation tasks the SEA 9410 module can be used as a time source for the Timeekeeper. The software driver contains a LabVIEW example which demonstrates the interaction.



SEA 9410

GPS Module (High Speed)

Part Number: 60000077

SEA 9410 GPS Module


  • A highly sensitive 50-channel receiver
  • GPS data as NMEA 0183 messages and
    as single values (i.e. time, position) with up to 10 Hz update rate
  • Configurable time pulse signal (PPS) in FPGA or directly on module's connector (Sync Output)
  • Backup battery for fast cold starts (approx. 3 sec)
  • Operating temperature range -25 to +60 °C

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The SEA 9410 is a high-speed cRIO module for timing, synchronization and geopositioning using the Global Positioning System GPS. The highly sensitive 50-channel receiver delivers GPS data with 9up to 10 Hz. The GPS data is available as single values (i.e. time or position) or as standard NMEA 0183 messages. The single values can be accessed directly in the FPGA through I/O and property nodes. The NMEA messages are passed through the FPGA and can be parsed in the real-time controller. Examples for GGA and RMC are provided with the software driver.
Beside this, the module provides a time pulse signal (PPS) which can be used in the FPGA or directly through the module's connector Sync Output.
Due to programming based on FPGA method nodes the SEA 9410 module is highly configurable which allows a wide range of applications.
The integrated battery enables the buffering of operating data (like almanac data) while the module is switched off. This allows a fast cold start (approx. 3 sec) of the module.

System Requirements:

  • NI CompactRIO™ with FPGA chassis
  • NI LabVIEW™ 2013 or higher

Scope of Delivery: 

  • 1 * SEA 9410 (60000077)
  • 1 * Printed hardware manual incl. operation instructions, safety guidelines and specifications


  • GPS antenna, is mandatory for the operation.Matching GPS antennas can be found in our shop.


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  • We support you with the implementation of your application
  • For the SEA 9410 module a warranty extension is available.
  • For OEM customers the SEA 9410 can be supplied optional without housing (PCB Only). Please note that certifications do not apply in this case and may have to be perform separately for the final product. Please contact us
  • Technical support



Further Resources


  • The software driver is required for the operation and can be downloaded without additional costs from our web site. For the installation the JKI VI Package Manager (VIPM) is required.
  • The software driver contains programming examples, accessible through the LabVIEW™ Example Finder.
  • For programming the National Instruments development environment LabVIEW 2013 (or higher) incl. LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA is required.