Tech Support by Vendors - Columbus

Firmware update for Columbus GPS (V-990, V-900 & V-800+, sold between years 2010-2015)

Posted by shaojie wu on

The firmware update is to resolve “GPS Week Number Rollover” Issue. This issue only affects models sold during years between 2010-2015 (which are using the MTK3329 chipset). The current models sold after 2015 (which are using the MTK3339 chipset) don’t affected by this issue. No update is needed. Download firmware update for V-900 and V-990; Download firmware update for V-800+.

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For V-900/V-990 GPS, when I click a voice point, nothing happens. Why?

Posted by jack wu on

You should install the latest version of “Google Earth”, which may be downloaded from: http://earth.google.com/intl/en/ . Click "Tools"--"Options"--"General" . Configuring the items as shown.

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For V-900/V-990 GPS data logger, after exporting a track, I can only see the track line but no track point. Why?

Posted by jack wu on

In the display window of Google Earth, you should drag away the time bar. Please move away the time line as shown in the following figure. All track points then become visible.

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How to reset Columbus V-1000 GPS Data Logger?

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How to reset Columbus V-1000 GPS Data Logger?

Please refer to this picture. There is a small hole next to the usb port in P-1. You can insert a pin to reset the unit. Please connect the charger and do the reset at the same time.

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What are the cables' length of Columbus V-800 / V800+ GPS receiver/logger.

Posted by jack wu on

What are the cables' length of Columbus V-800 / V800+ GPS receiver/logger.

They are same. Both are 180cm.

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