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[aprssig] USB Software Update

Ben Jackson ben at ben.com
Wed Feb 7 22:19:39 UTC 2007


On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 01:31:21PM -0500, Robert Kirk wrote:
> At 09:18 PM 2/6/2007, Ben Jackson wrote:
> >[...] For $20 more you can get that same chip AND a GPS:
> >http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=UT-41&cat=GPS [...]
> 
> 1. Is the GPS a mag mount or loose?

It has little rubber feet and a fairly powerful magnet glued into the
plastic base.  (mine is a slightly older case style, but I believe it
is still the same)

> 2. What is the power source? Cig lighter? bare wires? powered thru USB?

Powered through USB.  I know it sound too good to be true, but it really
is a fully functional $33 GPS mouse!

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Ben Jackson AD7GD
<ben at ben.com>
http://www.ben.com/




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