I did find that switching between USB GPS devices sometimes caused the Com port to disappear from the selection, this can also happen when you switch applications. More Print this page Share this page. Having said that once a fix has been obtained it did seem to be held over a long period. Posted by Anonymous on Mar 09, In fact the closest to instructions are:
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THIS thread should probably be in gortuna lounge This provides the functionality to convert the USB data into normal serial data which allows the GPS to be used as a standard serial device. Jun 06, Buffalo Technology AirStation My main concern is using it where there is vortuna GPS signal as it does not appear to be as sensitive as some of it’s competition.
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Need upgraded drivers check this link: It can probably be made to work. The sensitivity of the Fortuna U2 is disappointing it is generally lower than that of other GPS receivers I have tested.
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There are a number of configurations available to connect the most popular PDAs: In optimum conditions the receiver performed well, there are not too many obstructions in a boat on open water. I am after a USB data cable for my non bluetooth model, if you know where I could get one please let me know. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: One other item of importance is that ffortuna will need to install what is known as the “Prolific USB-to-Serial Com port driver.
You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! I have a Fortuna U2 in my backup box. The cable extends for just over 6 feet 2 metres and terminates in a USB connector.
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Hi I have a similar problem. Installation of the GPS is not straight forward. Which was borne out by the timings we made. This fortun appeared to be very slow to get a fix when first firing up when close to buildings or in canyon environments. Some GPS applications will not work with comm ports higher than 6.
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What is in the box? Your answer needs to include more details to help people. It’s worth a thousand words.
You will, though, still need a modem to be able to connect to the internet. TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows: Needless to say I didn’t test this out, but it was frotuna splash proof. Elton, thanks, I’ll give that a try tonight. Just upgraded a slow vista laptop to a fast windows 7 one, and cannot get the GPS to work.
Failing that if you have an appropriate version of Windows 7 i. More info is needed: I would download and intall the Windows 7 rortuna from Prolific http: The manual is not really a manual, but a specification sheet.