Thank you all, GPS now working, I think maybe Eltons driver suggestion solved that problem but I still could not get it working, but a few moments poking around and another forumite had it fixed, its so easy when you know how! Check with your supplier before buying, these may be included in the cost or they may be extra. Failing that if you have an appropriate version of Windows 7 i. The email address entered is already associated to an account. The sensitivity of the Fortuna U2 is disappointing it is generally lower than that of other GPS receivers I have tested. I often have trouble getting a fix on my office windowsill whilst doing some random tests of the GPS devices I have.

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I hope redeiver helps, and if not, post back here, Yannick. Check with your supplier before buying, these may be included in forruna cost or they may be extra. I had to make sure that the serial devices started at Com4 so that the USB port would be assigned port 2. What is the program you are connecting to and what are it’s input options? Nov 27, Buffalo Technology AirStation Which was borne out by the timings we made.


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Click “Add” to insert your video. My main concern is using it where there is reduced GPS signal as it does not appear to be as sensitive as some of it’s competition.

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Installing in compatibility mode should work for anything which worked in XP, and is quick to try so I’d second that. Please enter a valid email address. TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows: More info is needed: The receiver is also claimed to be waterproof.

I expect that for the USB version of the receiver there will be a lot of support calls to the retail outlets and suppliers for people trying to get this working initially.

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Review by Mike Barrett. You will, though, still need a modem to be able to connect to the internet. The length of these fixes made me fprtuna about unfair timings due to atmospheric conditions or other factors affecting GPS signals as a whole.

I have used the receiver for over six weeks now and during that time it has performed adequately. Some GPS applications will not work with comm ports higher than 6. In fact the closest to receivfr are: Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. You can always get a USB extension cable if it is too short, but be careful not to extend too far.


Have any comments about this review? In fact the closest to instructions are:. Hi I have a similar problem. GPS receiver Windows driver needed.

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Submit A Support Request. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. I would download fortyna intall the Windows 7 drivers from Prolific http: Installation of the GPS is not straight forward.

In my case I had to juggle around a bit as I had a bluetooth adapter installed which gave me lots of serial ports. Is it a serial cable or a USB? The max rwceiver reward for answering a question is All you have to do is to open up the control panel, select the system icon, click on the Device Manager button in the hardware tab, then find the Microsoft Serial Ballpoint entry under the Mice and pointing devices section and then disable it.