Hi I have a similar problem. Suggest a Globalsat BU for under 20 quid off ebay. GPS receiver Windows driver needed. I suspect that the salt air would not be very healthy for the computer. Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated. There is an onboard battery which is charged whilst powered which maintains the receivers internal GPS clock and memory. Have you tried the XP driver or any of the others come to that??

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

In optimum conditions the fortuan performed well, there are not too many obstructions in a boat on open water. 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!

Hi I have a similar problem. Installation of the GPS is not straight forward.

Having said that once receiger fix has been obtained it did seem to be held over a long period. Have any comments about this review? There are a number of configurations available to connect the most popular PDAs: Andrew Taylor Level 3 Expert Answers. What is in the box?


It’s worth a thousand words. In fact the closest to instructions are:. The max point reward for answering a question is This I wanted to use with some marine navigation software with my laptop down in the cabin. 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 rdceiver it.

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Tell us some more! I would download and intall the Windows 7 drivers from Prolific http: I have used the receiver for over six weeks now and during that time it has performed adequately.

Submit A Recsiver Request. This unit seems to struggle to acquire signals and fixes when other units have no problems under difficult conditions. The Knight Level 3 Expert Answers.

Login to post Please use English characters only. Click “Add” to insert your video. Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. The cable is just over 6 feet in length, which was just about right for my requirements.


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I suspect that the receiverr air would not be very healthy for the computer. Have you tried installing the driver while running in compatibility mode for XP right click on the install. Fortuna is an established 30 years electronics company based in Taiwan specialising in computer and communications products.

I had to make sure that the serial devices started at Com4 so that the USB port would be assigned port 2.

Popular Questions 1 Answer Need a manual or instuctions for it Posted by Anonymous on Mar 09, It can probably be made to work. This is not a big issue. If so how was it connected? TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows: 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. Just upgraded a slow vista laptop to a fast windows 7 teceiver, and cannot get the GPS to work.