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How to fix the "freeze" issue when updating the firmware of Columbus P-10 Pro?

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In the situation of : If you try to downgrade the P-10 pr firmware to a previous version, it will freeze and stop functioning.  To solve the issue, please do the below: 1. Copy and paste the below URL to your web browser's address bar and hit enter.  http://cbgps.com/p10/firmware/v2.0/P-10.BIN It will download v2.0 P-10.BIN file from the manufacture website. 2. In the power-off state, connect P-10 Pro with PC via the data cable. Make sure there are no files under the root directory of the MicroSD card. Copy the firmware file”P-10.BIN” to the root directory of the MicroSD card. Disconnect the P-10 Pro...

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Receiver mode of Columbus P-10 Pro

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I am very excited to share another groundbreaking news of Columbus P-10 Pro.  From now on, P-10 pro is not only a GNSS data logger, but also a real time sub-meter (0.5m) USB GNSS receiver.  The “receiver mode” is only available for the P-10 pro with V 2.0  and above firmware. If the firmware version of your P-10 pro is lower than that, you could follow the link below to update the firmware. http://cbgps.com/p10/firmware/index_en.html We have tested a P-10 pro in our lab and confirmed it works great with Windows 10, Windows 11, Android and Linux devices as an USB...

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Why does my Columbus P-1 GPS logger turn off by itself?

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If your P-1 happens to turn off by itself in a few minutes, with the symptoms 3 short and 1 long beeps and then lights off, most probably you have an incompatible/damaged MicroSD memory card or non-FAT32 format memory card. You can fix the issue by replacing the memory card. BTW, Cloudisk -32GB memory is incompatible with P-1. We recommend using Sandisk (8GB/16GB/32GB).

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How to fix the "freeze" issue when updating the firmware of Columbus P-1?

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In the situation of : If you update the P-1 firmware to v1.2, and your P-1 already has v1.3 firmware, it will freeze and stop functioning.  To solve the issue, please do the below: 1. Copy and paste the below URL to your web browser's address bar and hit enter. http://cbgps.com/p1/firmware/v1.3/P-1.BIN It will download v1.3 P-1.BIN file from the manufacture website. 2. In the power-off state, connect P-1 with PC via the data cable. Make sure there are no files under the root directory of the MicroSD card. Copy the firmware file”P-1.BIN” to the root directory of the MicroSD card. Disconnect P-1 with PC....

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How to change Baud Rate, Output Sentences and Refresh Rate of V-800 Mark III GNSS?

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After installing the driver, the default V-800 MarkIII factory settings are :Multi-GNSS: GPS, GLONASS, BeiDouNMEA sentences: $GNGGA, $GNGSA, $GPGSV, $BDGSV, $GLGSV, $GNRMC, $GNVTG.Update rate: 1Hz (output once every second).Baud rate: 38,400bps. If you want to modify the parameters, please follow this instruction.

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