I have tested it in several known locations and altitudes and it is accurate within 10 feet on each. Hope it wont be necessary. My only complaint is the short cable that came with this device and the small suction cup does not hold on like the larger one on the old Make sure you uninstalled all previous drivers before plugging the GPS in and installing the new drivers. By Hungry on January 2,

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Microsoft Pharos GPS-500 SIRF III GPS Receiver With DBR-100 Base ONLY

The small size was my only hesitation ssirf dealing with the small GPS Mar 27, Messages: By Richard Wold on January 17, But, soon I discovered the advantages of the truck version of Co-pilot for laptop, and install that. It had a longer cord and a magnet which you gps-500 sirf iii put on the top of your car.

Both find and communicate easily with this hardware.


Fast cold satellite fix, with very quick warm satellite fix. Scott mentioned the compatibility mode part above.

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They interface well with CANape. Let us know, and we can solve from there. More items related to this product.

At first a little disapointed, because I found on the web that it works only with Microsoft Street and Trips thats is useless for me, because this gps-500 sirf iii only maps for USA and Canada, and I live most of the time in South America. About to reinstall with the CD fresh. Gps-500 sirf iii guess I may have to return this product. Are you sure the S4 is going to make the cut? Show More Show Less. I’ll update that sticky part if after looking around it appears to be a clunker.

You can still see all customer reviews for the product. The accuracy is impressive. Gps-500 sirf iii screenshot of your device manager with Ports expanded would help a lot. Try GRL3 now and see if 7 is available.

I kept wondering who the driver author was – Michael Choudakis spelling? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The last two I bought were pried open and had to be returned. In summary, an excellent and durable product. I can’t in all good conscience even sell it on eBay. But after trying with Google Earth, I found in the tool menu an option for GPS, open the ‘Realtime’ folder option, select the NMEA Protocol, gps-500 sirf iii ‘Automatically follow the path’ gps-500 sirf iii click the start button, and after 4 or 5 seconds, my position appear in the map.


Installed in a Laptop with Windows 7.

Works on tree covered roads. Also a good idea to restart the computer prior to plugging in and installing the new GPS. Well, do yourself a favor and don’t even waste you time and money on the Gps-500 sirf iii This page works best with JavaScript.

I give it 4 stars only because I cannot get it to work with Google Earth. It also interfaced fine with Microsoft Map point.