Or you could disable your ad-blocker for this site. This was not too effective when placed on the marine ply of the boat’s deck. If so how was it connected? I have used the receiver for over six weeks now and during that time it has performed adequately. The driver can be found on the Fortuna web site at http: The receiver is also claimed to be waterproof. TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows:

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firtuna It’s worth a thousand words. Installing in compatibility mode should work for anything which worked in XP, and is quick to try so I’d second that.

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Popular Questions 1 Answer Need a manual or instuctions for it I suspect that the salt air would not be very healthy for the computer. Dave also has a Fortuna U2 and when out in open spaces away from any devices like buildings or foliage which can create multi path errors, the U2 seemed to perform much better, but still not quite as adequate as other GPS Receivers we have reviewed.


TTFF figures when no multi path errors were received were as follows: The manual is not really a manual, but a specification sheet.

The review package contained: This unit seems to struggle to acquire signals and fixes when other units have no problems under difficult conditions. This I wanted to use with some marine navigation software with my laptop down in the cabin. Have you tried the XP driver or any of receeiver others come to that??

In my case I had to juggle around a bit as I had a bluetooth adapter installed which gave me lots of serial ports.

The sensitivity of the Fortuna U2 is disappointing it is generally lower than that of other GPS receivers I have tested.

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Check with your supplier before buying, these may be included in the cost or they may be extra. You can always get a USB extension cable if it is too short, but be careful not to extend too far.

Login to post Please use English characters only. Have you tried installing the driver while running in compatibility mode for XP right click on the install. Has it ever worked on previous laptops? Not sure if this would work as drivers install k2 several different ways but might be worth a quick try.


I have a Fortuna U2 in my backup box.

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Or you could disable your ad-blocker for this site. This provides the functionality to convert the USB data into normal serial data which allows the GPS to be used as a standard serial device.

More Print this page Share this page. Click “Add” to insert your video. There are three cable configurations you can select from: The max point reward for answering a question is Nov 27, Buffalo Technology AirStation You can’t post answers that contain an email address. The Fortuna site is not working. More info is gp The Knight Level 3 Expert Answers. In fact the closest to instructions are:.

GPS receiver Windows driver needed. Not finding what you gpps looking for? Having said that once a fix has been obtained it did seem to be held over a long period. Dimension W x D x H mm.