By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. To set up the interface, first setup the GPS interface mode. Here are a couple of methods to determine. Magellan thales navigation gps receiver user manual gps , 74 pages. Used for transferring data between the PC and the Explorist.

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Magellan thales navigation gps receiver user manual gps74 pages. You should see the device listed there once your driver is installed It will be “COM” followed by a number.

It is typically used to display a current position on a map. Don’t show me this message again. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. Double click on Modems, this opens the modem properties, select the Advanced tab, click on Advanced Port Settings button, the Com Port Number is at the bottom. Data status, cross track error, direction to steer, origin, destination land.

Don’t have an account? Autopilot cross track error, direction to steer, status of GPS, route status.

Magellan Explorist ™ FAQ: Tracking

The Explorist is seen as a disk drive by the PC. How does that work on popular OSes? Communication with a Magellan is bi-directional, and you can use the software to program waypoints and routes into the GPS, and retrieve a track log from the GPS, as well as plot your current position.


A Serial Port is also known as a Com Port and both names are used throughout this document. The Com Port number of these Serial Ports is not always known or obvious.

The device will be announced in the system log exolorist in dmesg when it’s found. This is done by using the GPS menu system. NMEA sentences will then show up on that serial port every few seconds. Nmea Data Messages Magellan gps tracker user manual.

NMEA data is output at baud, 8, N, 1. Select the Magellah port number you are using, and ensure the Baud rate is set to Then select Baud and choose Not for general support.

It usually just works. Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. GPS receiver operating mode, satellites used in the navigation solution. The unit now reports position every second or two.

Connecting a Magellan GPS

Number of satellites in view, magellann numbers, elevation, azimuth, and. Revised autopilot message contains all of the above plus: If you have a Magellan Explorist, or other model that connects directly with the USB port, routes, tracks and waypoints can be passed between the GPS and the software via files saved on the storage card or internal memory of the GPS.


Software on the computer must recognize the device and present it as a virtual serial port to the application. Track magnetic and true and groundspeed knots and KPH. For almost all programs, answer “V2. You will hear the familiar “ding dong” when it successfully attaches. To get to the Communication Menu press the Menu buttonselect the Adv. OziExplorer requires this mode for moving map real time tracking.