Tech Support by Vendors - Columbus

Suggestions for obtaining high accuracy when operating Columbus P-10 Pro.

Posted by jack wu on

Click here to see the manufacturer suggestions for obtaining high accuracy when operating Columbus P-10 Pro. The accuracy of Columbus P-10 Pro is 0.5m/CEP(50%). Q: What is 0.5m/CEP(50%)? A: CEP refers to Circular Error Probable. 0.5m/CEP(50%)* means that the probability of the track points falling within a 0.5m radius is greater than 50%;  * CEP tests perform under open environments & ideal GPS / GNSS placement.

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What is the update / record rate of Columbus P-10 Pro GPS / GNSS Data logger?

Posted by shaojie wu on

It is 1 Hz.    

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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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