gps compact flash not working

  mark3986 00:39 10 Nov 08
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hi guys i have a compact flash gps reciever and tom tom navigator 5. i installed the tom tom navigator 5 on my pda a dell axim x51 that works fine but my compact flash doesnt pick up any gps signal. thanxs

  mark3986 11:43 10 Nov 08

how do i do that guys??

  mark3986 17:36 10 Nov 08

GLOBALSAT COMPACTFLASH GPS SiRF STAR III model no:BC-337

  mark3986 18:04 10 Nov 08

NO ITS NOT BUT WHEN I GO ONTO CONFIGURE AND GO ONTO OTHER NMEA GPS AND GPS BAUD RATE 4800 THEN SELECT CF_CARD GE (WHICH I THINK IS MY GPS RECIEVER).IS THAT ANY HELP TO YOU MATE HOPESO THANKS FOR YOUR HELP SO FAR ITS APPRECIATED!!

  mark3986 18:34 10 Nov 08

ok sorry!!

  woodchip 19:55 10 Nov 08

I always thought COMPACTFLASH was a memory card!!!! set me strait if I am wrong

  woodchip 19:56 10 Nov 08

If I am right then try loading TomTom to the COMPACTFLASH card then start TomTom with card in it

  woodchip 19:58 10 Nov 08

PPS thats how I did it on my ACER PDA using a SD card

  woodchip 20:32 10 Nov 08

So what does it do? plug into the memory card slot?

I would say you have to install it to the GPS not PDA

  woodchip 20:33 10 Nov 08

Also where does the antenna plug in

  ton 21:30 10 Nov 08

"WHEN I GO ONTO CONFIGURE AND GO ONTO OTHER NMEA GPS AND GPS BAUD RATE 4800 THEN SELECT CF_CARD GE"

The settings you mentioned above should work I think. It will take quite a while to find a signal the first time.

Also it may not work inside a building (the one I had wouldn't), you need to be outside in the open.

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