Only drawback is that other apps that rely on gpsd for connection to a GPS might no longer work any more. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Originally Posted by rgleason Growley, This is an excellent post. The plain vanilla mode is kinda plain. I tried it with OCPN and it didn’t work.
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Question for Globalsat BU users.
Problems With GlobalSat BUS4 USB GPS and OCPN – Cruisers & Sailing Forums
Globalsta up globaldat Facebook. Cant gind software for Win 10 that wull use it and provide charts. This is very much like the question at ” How to use gps receiver bu ” except that answer didn’t get me all the way there.
Originally Posted by rgleason Growley, This is an excellent post. The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay.
GlobalSat Bu-353s4 USB GPS Receiver Bu-353 S4
However I would urge any new user to explore the other gpsd client applications, too. Using a network connection also allows use of one of the gpsd clients and OCPN at the same time.
I looked for the old GlobalSat BU and couldn’t find it, and bought the new one, assured that the S4 variant was better. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Jd1 Registered User Join Date: The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging globxlsat applicable. The problem was that the speed output displayed was not accurate enough and I could not change the averaging time or display refresh rate.
Performance below was not all that great plugged directly into the USB port below deckbut a little better with a 3′ USB cable and almost as good as the BUS4 on deck with a clear view of the sky. What if someone has tied to your The unit is equipped with a USB connection. Globwlsat List of Vendors. I tried using gpsctl to change it back to NMEA output, but it didn’t work.
I can post your writeup with that caution, asking for improvemwnts. I started it with xgpsspeed –nautical –maxspeed 4 which sets it into nautical mode and sets max speed on the GUI to 4kt. BB code is On.
GlobalSat BU 353 S4
So, that still leaves me with the question of how gpsd can be made to play nice with this GPS, if it can at all.
I know that sounds anal, but my boat is electricand I built the propulsion system and am continually tweaking it to get peak efficiency and performance out of it, so very small differences in Speed Over Ground vs prop RPM make a tremendous difference.
Easy way out Have struggled with different GPS installations in the past.
I can also use the GLL sentence and average Lat and Lon over say a 60 second window, take the time from hlobalsat middle of that minute, and then do the same at the end of the run, and manually calculate speed over the run to a high degree of accuracy and relevancy. Supposed to work better.
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