Tech Support by Vendors - Columbus

Why Columbus V-900 / V-990 GPS can not transfer log data via USB port

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By design, the usb port of V-900 / V-990 is NOT for transferring log data. (The usb port is used for charging. The driver is for usb GPS receiver function.) Users should transfer log data via the come with memory card reader.

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How to change the Columbus V-800 GPS update rate to 5Hz permanently.

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The miniGPS software comes with V-800 can only change the 5Hz setting temporary. To keep 5Hz setting permanently, please download the “tools for v-800” & update the firmware. Attention: please use the below to replace the section 3 in “Tool Guide”.====================3. Setting the indicator LED:“Com A”—-Select”NMEA”&”11520″“Com B”—-Select”OTHER”&”LED”—-Click ”Select”—-Click ”Execute” to save====================

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Install Windows 8 / 8.1 & Windows 10 driver for Columbus GPS

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The below instruction for Columbus V-800 & V-800+ GPS, not for V-990 & V-900.(The standard usb cable from V-900 & V990 package is a charging cable. To use V-900 or V-990 as the usb GPS, you need a standard mini-usb to usb cable.) Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 driver installation instruction for Columbus GPS.

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How to convert Columbus V-800+ data file to CSV format?

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Step01: Open the track in TimeAlbum Lite and EXPORT TO NMEA file.Step02:Download this convert tool – Routconverter. Open the nmea file,then save as Columbus Standard CSV file.

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