While recording trip logs, Tru-Traffic doesn’t like these long gaps. I tested this with a Garmin eTrex Legend, each connected to a different laptop simultaneously running Tru-Traffic and both sitting side by side on my dash board. GPX file for subsequent importing into Tru-Traffic. A buck buys you your first 30 days of service. I found that it fairly frequently stopped reporting a current, tracked, position for long intervals — 10 seconds or more. It was relatively inexpensive and came with its own mapping software. Mobile Apps by Lance Whitney Dec 17,
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Microsoft Windows Mobile 5. See the discussion of that software above vps more details. Starting with version 6. Mobile Apps by Lance Whitney Apr 2, Garmin has some GPS receivers e. The associated discussion in the user’s manual describes the cause and consequences in more detail. Why squint at one of those typically tiny Hyperformancd screens when, for a few bucks more, you can get a roomy, easy-on-the-eyes 5-incher? This isn’t critical, and it may not even matter, but without such a chipset, it’s likely to have difficulty maintaining a fix in low-signal conditions, such as urban canyons or under tree canopies.
If it does not mention NMEAthen it may or may not work with Tru-Traffic, and you’ll need to investigate further to decide which is the case. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Tru-Traffic prefers this sentence because it includes the date as well as the speed receover heading. This nav app may be smart, but it’s no genius.
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This is nearly too good to pass up. You can find them available at lower prices online. This new one does work as a standalone unit and is supposed to have a longer battery life. Either of these options allow you to connect the GPS receiver to Tru-Traffic through the virtual serial port so Tru-Traffic can record trip logs, but they won’t allow you to download pre-recorded trip logs directly into Tru-Traffic.
Unfortunately these drivers work only on bit not bit versions of Windows prior to Window 7, so if you run a bit version of Windows or Windows 7 or above, then you’ll need to use the Bluetooth interface to connect to DeLorme’s GPS receivers. None of us know what’s the pattern. But either way, I had many more troublesome gaps with the Magellan. I found that it fairly frequently stopped reporting a current, tracked, position for long intervals — 10 seconds or more.
As of this writing, the figure is on page 54 in the user’s manual. There are GPS receivers from other manufacturers, but I have no personal experience with them, and I don’t know of any Tru-Traffic users working with them, so right now I can’t pass on any more information about them.
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I’ve had hands-on experience using Tru-Traffic with a few different types of GPS receivers, and they’re not equal. Hyperfkrmance if you wish to use a Garmin, you’re mostly on your own as I can be of only minimal help. Some of them work fine as GPS data loggers, and some work also connected through Franson’s GpsGate directly to Tru-Traffic for monitoring “here” and “now” in your arterial timings diagrams, but some of the recent models are unsuitable for either purpose, and I can no longer keep track of which ones serve us well and which ones don’t.
The envisioned system would rceiver you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles gpw can slow your trip. Their experience suggests that these are very accurate and work fairly well, but they might be a bit cumbersome for this earthmaye in getting all the cables connected in the right way and porting the various components needed.
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I give it a qualified recommendation. The serial cable may be connected to a USB-to-serial adaptor, if necessary, to plug into your computer’s USB port, but the connection on the GPS receiver side still must be with the serial cable, not the USB cable, if you want to download pre-recorded trip logs directly to Tru-Traffic.
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I tested this with a Garmin eTrex Legend, each connected to a different laptop simultaneously running Tru-Traffic and both sitting side by side on my dash board.
Mobile by Lance Whitney Jul 29, Min Hjperformance Drive Space. You should do this buy the optional serial cable if it’s not included for maximum flexibility in working with Tru-Traffic, as downloading pre-recorded trip logs directly to Tru-Traffic requires connecting the GPS receiver via its serial cable.
This GPS receiver also omits pretty much all information about the satellites, but Tru-Traffic doesn’t really use that information except to display to the user for help in diagnoses. These require additional software to work with Tru-Traffic.