[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

Brett brett06 at tpg.com.au
Fri Mar 23 08:55:00 GMT 2007


Yes I did, I couldn't get the Broadcom drivers to work on my work computer 
and didn't know that Blusoleil existed.

Cheers,
Brett.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> Hi,
>
> But did you successfully connect SiRFDemo to receiver using Microsoft 
> stack?
> I was unsuccessful, so I used Blusoleil.
>
> -----
> Pozdrawiam
> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Brett" <brett06 at tpg.com.au>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 11:51 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> You can actually use the Microsoft Bluetooth stack, that is what I am
>> using.
>> I did install the Broadcom stack that came with the Bluetooth dongle, but
>> I
>> couldn't get it to connect to anything, so I uninstalled it and just used
>> the Microsoft one and all works fine. It doesn't have as much
>> functionality
>> though.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Brett.it
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 8:09 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Of course you can use your BT connection. But first you have to be sure
>>> that
>>> you use the BT driver/tools software from other parties than Microsoft,
>>> four
>>> your Bluetooth adapter/dongle. For example Bluesoleil
>>> http://www.bluesoleil.com/ (free), or Widcomm/Broadcom
>>> http://www.broadcom.com/ (commercial).
>>>
>>> You have to connect the PC and GPS via Serial Port Profile (SPP) BT
>>> connection. Now the receiver will talk to your PC on one of the COM
>>> ports -
>>> check the port number in connection properties (in BlueSoleil).
>>>
>>> Then, in SiRFDemo you have to select that port on the application 
>>> startup
>>> and set the bitrate to 38400.
>>>
>>> For further nfo follow the manual or the short info on the forume
>>> (http://www.gpspassion.com/forumsen/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=25575)
>>>
>>> But REMEMBER, as some LS users, you take all the risk of using SiRFDemo.
>>> THe warning is also included in on above forum page.
>>>
>>> -----
>>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Gabriel Battaglia" <gabriele.battaglia at gmail.com>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 4:15 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Mikolaj and thanks for interesting suggestion.
>>>> I've downloaded and installed the sofware SiRfDemo and it seems really
>>>> usuful but I can't connect it to my receiver yet.
>>>> It's because SiRfDemo was looking for a GPS receiver on COM or USB
>>>> (UART)
>>>> port but I've never had a cable with my receiver.
>>>> Could I use throw Bluetooth connection between PC and GPS?
>>>> Thanks for answer.
>>>> Gabriel.
>>>>
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