GPS Units for PDAs

These are our recommended GPS solutions for use with Windows Mobile

Bluetooth wireless GPS

GlobalSat BT-338 $89.99

SiRF Star III high performance and low power consumption chipset

20 channels all-in-view tracking

1700 mAh battery for 15 hours of operating time

Communication with Host platform Via Bluetooth Serial Port Profile

Built-in ceramic patch antenna

Superior sensitivity for urban canyon and foliage environment

3 LED to show the rechargeable Li-ion battery

Bluetooth operation range:10 Meter

Voltage: Rechargeable and removable battery with 5V DC input charging circuit

Operation Time: 15 hours continuous mode; 20 hours trickle power mode

Protocol messages: NMEA-0183 output protocol

Output format: GGA(1sec), GSA(5sec), GSV(5sec), RMC(1sec),VTG(1sec)

Dimension: 72.5mm x 40.4mm x 23mm

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Compact Flash card (CF) GPS

GlobalSat BC-337 $86.99

Unlike traditional GPS receivers which require separate antennas or wires, the BC-337 is an integrated receiver with a built-in patch antenna designed to fit directly into the Compact Flash or PCMCIA slot. The BC-337 was designed in SiRF Star III with wireless consumer applications in mind; it will give accurate readings from up to 20 channels. The BC-337 has an exceptional accuracy of WAAS which makes it ideal for detailed turn-by-turn mapping. The BC-337 is an inexpensive, flexible alternative to traditional navigation systems. The BC-337 is truly transportable, and works with a Pocket PC or Laptop.

CFA compliant.

SiRF Star III/LP low power All-in-View high performance 20-parallel channels.

Supports Standard NMEA 0183 command: GGA, GSA, GSV, RMC, GLL, VTG.

SingleSat updates in reduced visibility.

Superior urban canyon performance.

FoliageLock for weak signal tracking.

Optional external antenna.

Built-in Antenna for high sensitivity to satellite signal.

LED indicator for GPS fix or not fix.

Hot Start: 1 sec. Average

Warm Start: 38 sec. Average

Cold Start: 48 sec. Average

Reacquisition Time: 100 ms

Position Accuracy: 10m 2D RMS, SA off; 5m WAAS enabled

Power consumption: 90mA @ 3.3V continuous mode

Antenna Type: Built-in active antenna

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Data Sheet

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SD card GPS with 512MB memory

GlobalSat SD-502  $139.99

Ideal for single-slot PDAs: Map storage and GPS on a single SDIO card.

SiRF Star III high performance and low power consumption chipset.

SD-502 has a GPS omni directional antenna

LED to show GPS signal fix or searching

SDIO interface.

Built-in memory size: 512MB.

Power consumption: 90mA at 3.3V continuous mode

Antenna Type: Built-in active antenna

Compatible with most Pocket PCs, however, it is not compatible with the following: HP iPAQ h3970, HP iPAQ hw6515, Toshiba E800BT, Qtek S100



Mouse GPS

i.Trek S3 Mouse GPS $79.99

Please choose the correct PDA cable from the drop down list

The i.Trek S3 Mouse GPS features waterproof casing with magnetic base. It incorporates the latest SiRF Star III GPS chipset and an active patch antenna for the highest degree of GPS accuracy. The PDA connection cable is available for Several Pocket PCs.

Includes a 12V vehicle power plug that powers the PDA and the GPS.

Satellite Measure Used: 20-channel parallel automatic selection

Dimension: 53mm diameter x 19.2mm height

LED Indicator :

Includes Free Extra Bonus: Arkon PDA windshield mount (a $20 value)