The static drift filter of Columbus P-7 Pro.
Posted by shaojie wu on
To reduce the unnecessary interference by static drift, P-7 Pro enabled the static drift filter by default. When the device is stationary, it filters the positions drift which are greater than or equal to 1.5 meters.
If you want to disable or re-enable this filter, please follow the below step by step instruction.
1. If you didn't do so, please download the Windows USB driver of P-7 Pro from here. Install the driver.
2. Download GnssToolKit3 software from here , extract it and double click the GnssToolkit.exe.
3. Select the baud rate 57600.
4. Plug in the P-7 Pro to the computer's USB port.
5. Open the "Device Manager" from the Windows. Select Ports (COM & LPT). Note down one of the com ports number which showing "Silicon Labs Dual CP2105 USB to UART Bridge: Enhanced COM Port". I will use "COM10" in this instruction.
6. Connect the COM Port (COM10 here) from the GnssToolKit3.
7. Select View --> Configuration from the menu.
8. Click the "Custom message". Check the Checksum. Paste "PQCFGCLAMPING,1,0" in "Type message" field to disable the filter( or paste "PQCFGCLAMPING,1,1" if you want to re-enable the filter). And then press the "Send" button.
9. Paste "PQSAVEPAR" in the "type message" field and replace the previous value. Press the "Send" button. Unplug and plug back the P-7 Pro (power cycle). That's all needed to disable or re-enable static drift filter for P-7 Pro.
(Please note disabling this filter will result in increased static drift.)