In fact the closest to instructions are:. The receiver is also claimed to be waterproof. What is the program you are connecting to and what are it’s input options? Not sure if this would work as drivers install in several different ways but might be worth a quick try. The length of these fixes made me concerned about unfair timings due to atmospheric conditions or other factors affecting GPS signals as a whole. This unit appeared to be very slow to get a fix when first firing up when close to buildings or in canyon environments.

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I have used the receiver for over six weeks now and during that time it has performed adequately.

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Or you could disable your ad-blocker for this site. What is the program you are connecting to and what are it’s input options? Anyone got any ideas? GPS receiver Windows driver needed. 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.

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I did find that switching between USB GPS devices sometimes caused the Com port to disappear from the selection, this can also forhuna when you switch applications. Hi I have a similar problem.


The sensitivity of the Fortuna U2 is disappointing it is generally lower than that of other GPS receivers I have tested. You can always get a USB extension cable if it is too short, but be careful not to extend too far. Just upgraded a slow vista laptop to a fast windows 7 one, and cannot get the Tps to work.

Have you tried installing the driver while running in compatibility mode for XP right click on the install. The cable extends for just over 6 feet 2 metres and terminates in a USB connector. The base of the receiver is magnetic, to stop the mouse escaping when taking sharp corners. I would download and intall the Windows 7 drivers from Prolific http: Failing that if you have an appropriate version of Windows 7 i. There are no install instructions, or drivers for Windows XP.

I have a Fortuna U2 in my backup box. In fact the closest to instructions are:. The review package contained: Have you tried the XP driver or any of the others come to that??

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Submit A Support Request. This is not a big issue. More info is needed: The receiver is also claimed to be waterproof.


If so how was it connected? The cable is just over 6 feet in length, which was just about right for my requirements.

Which was borne out by the timings we made. TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows: Check with your supplier before buying, these may be gpz in the cost or they may be extra.

In my case I had to juggle around a bit as I had a bluetooth adapter installed which gave me lots of serial ports. Dimension W x D x H mm. 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?

This I wanted to use with some marine navigation software with my laptop down in the cabin. I suspect that the salt air would not be very healthy for the computer.