I picked this particular unit because of its technical specifications; it draws power from USB and is smaller than the other receivers I own. This device is one of four other devices I own. Additional Product Features User Interface. When trying the NDS on my Ubuntu Installation was straight forward.
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Compared to other devices I own, I find that the time to lock a position is about average for a GPS device these days. No biggie as this is the only thing you will probably need to change.
It quickly acquires satellites for almost instant tracking. Since most of my use would be outdoors sailing or driving I decided to give it a try. For the record I’m using Windows 7 Professional. The package arrived safely in Australia with a thank you note and some instructions for those who m ight’ve been unfortunate enough to receive damaged goods. When trying the NDS on my Ubuntu I was able to run the device with several free map apps but I could not get Microsoft streets usbb recognize the device.
I was a dlngle sceptical about buying this receiver as ns-100s got a few bad reviews The quality of manufacture is superb. Additional Product Features User Interface. For some reason probably Windows it seems to default to baud instead of the that most programs seem to like.
A well priced, easy to use, quality product. This item doesn’t belong on this page.
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I also found it works better when its away from the laptop on the usb cable than came with the device. From there all you need to is specify the serial port number the operating system has allocated to the GPS receiver and away you gp
If you’ve never used a USB type GPS before you might be a little intimidated by the setup required to get the unit working with whatever program your using but the manual is pretty clear and the main thing you need to do is go into the Windows Dev ice Manager and set the port settings to whatever your program requires.
More items related to this product. I am ggps win 8 64 on my laptop and it picked up the device with no problem. The only time it refused to get a fix was when I tried it on my desktop computer I picked this particular unit because of its technical specifications; it draws power from USB and is smaller than the other receivers I own.
It’s good to see sellers are valuing customer satisfaction. A great reliable and portable GPS receiver! Once the NDS is up and running, there seem to be far fewer dropouts in built-up areas or on cloudy days etc Worth the money Good product.
GlobalSat ND-100S Handheld GPS Receiver
This GPS receiver is a compact device, which gets easily plugged into your laptop. Skip to main content. Most relevant reviews See all 15 reviews. In conclusion I’d have to say this thing deserves top marks. I couldn’t be happier. The only tricky thing you might find is that there is no really easy way of determining what port number has been assigned to the GPS unit which might make it a little frustrating for non tech-savvy users.
I did not spend much nd-1000s trying to get it to work with streets, so it may be a user issue problem.
If you’re a Linux or Windows user, the NDs is definitely a worthwhile investment for anyone looking for a trouble free, easy to use GPS solution. This device is one of four other devices I own. It doesn’t need a battery and drains very little power.