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. Needless to say I didn’t test this out, but it was certainly splash proof. He knows who he is, so many thanks! 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? Having said that once a fix has been obtained it did seem to be held over a long period. The new lap top runs windows 7 and I cannot get a driver from Fortuna.

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I am after a Receiveer data cable for my non bluetooth model, if you know where I could get one please let me know. The manual is not really a manual, but a specification fortuan. The driver can be found on the Fortuna web site at http: One other item of importance is that you will need to install what is known as the “Prolific USB-to-Serial Com port driver.

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! Review by Mike Barrett.


Driver gps fortuna u2 needed – Fortuna Electronic SiRF Star III GPS Receiver

fortunw I have a manual for it scanned in pdfsend me your email and I’ll send it to you. There are three cable configurations you can select from: Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Elton, thanks, I’ll give that a try tonight.

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Not sure if this would work as drivers install in several different ways but might be worth a quick try. Login to post Please use English characters only. This was not too effective when gsp on the marine ply of the boat’s deck. Suggest a Globalsat BU for under 20 quid off ebay.

It can probably be made to work. The length of these fixes made me concerned about unfair timings due to atmospheric conditions or other factors affecting GPS signals as a whole. More info is needed: Please enter a valid email address. 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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If not, here’s a link: The Fortuna site is not working. Is it a serial cable or a USB? There is an onboard battery which is charged whilst powered which maintains the receivers internal GPS clock and memory. Check with your supplier before buying, these may be fortunw in the cost or they may be extra. More Print this page Receivrr this page. In optimum conditions the receiver performed well, there are not too many obstructions in a boat on open water. Failing that if you have an appropriate version of Windows 7 i.

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