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post Aug 17 2006, 11:26 AM
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Is there somewhere a list of compatible CF GPS cards for Zaurus ? I am looking over ebay and sometimes some GPS cards go out for only 30$ but I don't grab them out of fear of not working under Zaurus (I use cacko 1.23 on a 3100) I know that the software support is very weak and poor, but even them I'm interested in the GPS card as I know is only a matter of time before someone adapts Tom Tom Go or something like that.

So my question is, can I grab any GPS CF card and use it or I need to check for special drivers for the zaurus in wich case where can I find a compatible list?

thank to all.
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post Oct 23 2006, 06:31 PM
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I am looking for a gps solution that is external to the zaurus (mainly not to use the battery to much) and also don't want usb/serial cables hanging about.

Is it possible to use a motorola A1200 phone? This has gps build in and it would be good to have a shared device for net connection/GPS.

On a related point, is it possible to have two simultaneous bluetooth connections?
ie; one for the net (GPRS) and one for GPS? I use a socket rev K CF bluetooth card with a sony ericsson v600i at the moment.

Is there such a thing as a dual bluetooth card with independent channels... is this at all compatible with the Zaurus (3100 with pdaXrom)?

As always, I'm very happy to compile howtos and documents if I can get this working, just need a hand with the first part of the problem....

My aim would be to have GPS with something like gpsdrive that could download maps on the fly and report my position back to a server.

Thanks for your ideas
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drakecoldwinter   Gps For Zaurus   Aug 17 2006, 11:26 AM
Jon_J   Ambicom CF-GPS card works well on my C3100 using C...   Aug 18 2006, 02:13 PM
BarryW   I think the Pharos igps with the cf adapter will w...   Aug 18 2006, 03:15 PM
zeigerpuppy   I am looking for a gps solution that is external t...   Oct 23 2006, 06:31 PM
BarryW   QUOTE(zeigerpuppy @ Oct 23 2006, 05:31 PM)I a...   Oct 23 2006, 07:18 PM
Capn_Fish   Kind of an old thread, but what do people recommen...   Aug 8 2007, 06:37 PM
louigi600   Hum .... those are 2 questions really .... the map...   Aug 9 2007, 12:03 AM
Capn_Fish   I don't need navigation. Sorry, I'm kind o...   Aug 9 2007, 07:06 AM
louigi600   snoop around in the forums ... I've forgotten ...   Aug 10 2007, 01:56 AM
Capn_Fish   Once again looking into GPSs, so, any more suggest...   Feb 10 2008, 07:48 PM
pelrun   There aren't any real model variations as far ...   Feb 10 2008, 08:40 PM
gojira   QUOTE(pelrun @ Feb 11 2008, 03:40 PM) Any...   Feb 11 2008, 06:41 PM
pelrun   QUOTE(gojira @ Feb 12 2008, 12:41 PM) I d...   Feb 11 2008, 09:17 PM
gojira   QUOTE(pelrun @ Feb 12 2008, 04:17 PM) I t...   Feb 12 2008, 04:22 AM
pelrun   QUOTE(gojira @ Feb 12 2008, 10:22 PM) if ...   Feb 12 2008, 02:21 PM
Capn_Fish   So basically if I go and find the cheapest USB GPS...   Feb 11 2008, 04:34 AM
jpmatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Feb 11 2008, 01:34 PM) ...   Feb 11 2008, 08:31 AM
pelrun   Yup. All the usb gps mice should be quite cheap th...   Feb 11 2008, 07:27 AM
Capn_Fish   Awesome. Thanks!   Feb 11 2008, 09:56 AM
jpmatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Feb 11 2008, 06:56 PM) ...   Feb 11 2008, 12:17 PM
Capn_Fish   http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E1...   Feb 11 2008, 02:10 PM
Capn_Fish   The latest GPS I'm looking at (cheaper, same c...   Feb 11 2008, 07:37 PM
Capn_Fish   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Feb 11 2008, 10:37 PM) ...   Feb 19 2008, 02:31 PM
Blake   FWIW I have a Pharos Bluetooth iGPS working with m...   Feb 14 2008, 11:46 PM

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