Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Some GPS applications will not work with comm ports higher than 6. If not, here’s a link: Which was borne out by the timings we made. Hi I have a similar problem. One other item of importance is that you will need to install what is known as the “Prolific USB-to-Serial Com port driver.
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Dave also has a Fortuna U2 and when out in open spaces away from any devices like buildings or foliage which can create multi path errors, the U2 seemed to perform much better, but still not quite as adequate as other GPS Receivers we receicer reviewed. Tell us some more!
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You can always get a USB extension cable if it is too short, but rdceiver careful not to extend too far. I often have trouble getting a fix on my office windowsill whilst doing some random tests of the GPS devices I have. The cable extends for just over 6 feet 2 metres and terminates in a USB connector. You can’t post answers that contain an email address.
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THIS thread should probably be in the lounge Login to post Please use English characters only. 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. In fact the closest to instructions are: Have you tried the XP driver or any of the others come to that?? Hi I have a similar problem. The length of these fixes made me concerned about unfair timings due to atmospheric conditions or other factors affecting GPS signals as a whole.
The sensitivity of the Receiger U2 is disappointing it is generally lower than that of other GPS receivers I have tested. Have any comments about this review?
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Dimension W x D x H mm. I would download and intall the Windows 7 drivers from Prolific http: Not sure if this would work as drivers install in several different ways but might be worth a quick try. Needless to say I didn’t test this out, but it was certainly splash proof.
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The cable is just over 6 feet in length, which was just about right for my requirements. Having said that once a fix has been obtained it did seem to be held over a long period. Please enter a valid email address. Elton, thanks, I’ll give that a try tonight. Have installed the Prolific drivers and all seems A-OK, but cannot get the Memory Map software to work with it – would you mid explaining what you did? If so how was it connected? The new lap top runs windows 7 and I cannot get a driver from Fortuna.
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