Tech Support by Vendors - STOTON

Can I connect to TOP608BT GNSS receiver via bluetooth without connecting the USB cable?

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TOP608BT can work as a standalone bluetooth GPS receiver, but it doesn't have a built-in battery. It has to connect to a USB power source (e.g. a computer's usb port or a usb portable charger/power bank) to operate.

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Rollback the "u-blox Universal GNSS" sensor to the default "USB Serial Device"

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Once you configure your ublox GNSS receiver to work as a "Windows Location Sensor" device, the default "USB Serial Device" will no longer be available. If you need to rollback your GNSS receiver as a "USB Serial Device", please follow the below instructions.   1. Go to "Device Manager" --> "Sensors", right click "u-blox Universal GNSS" and select "properties". Select the "Driver" tab, click the "Uninstall Device" button. 2. Check the "Delete the driver software for this device" option. And press the "Uninstall" button.    3. To verify whether the uninstallation was successful, in "Device Manager", right click the computer and...

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Configure TOP608BT RTK GNSS Receiver as a "Windows Location Sensor" device.

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The first time the TOP608BT RTK GNSS Receiver is connected to your Windows 10 machine through a USB port,  the default driver will load automatically. When the driver is loaded, the u-blox device appear in the device manager with the name "USB Serial Device (COMxx)"   2. To enable "Windows Location Sensor",  you need to install "u-blox Universal GNSS driver" from Windows update.  From Windows home, click "Settings" --> "Windows Update". Please press the button "Check for update" first. Then click "View optional updates".    3. Expand the "Driver updates" section, check "u-blox - Sensor - xx.x.x.x". Press the "Download and...

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Where to download the Windows 10 / 11 driver of TOP608BT GNSS receivers?

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The TOP608BT driver build in to Windows 10 / 11. You don't have to install driver. Just plugin and works. In Windows' device manager, it looks similar to the below screenshot.    

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How to confirm your ublox GNSS receiver is installed correctly for Windows Sensor API and location API

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How to confirm your ublox GNSS receiver is installed correctly for Windows Sensor API and location API

Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a built-in platform which supports sensor devices, including location sensors. As part of this support, the Windows Sensor and Location Platform provides a standard way for the apps to connect GPS/GNSS hardware. The platform gives developers a standardized API to work with sensors and sensor data. And most of the current Windows applications(e.g. Windows Maps) no longer access GPS hardware directly. Instead, they access location API.  The following architecture diagram shows the relationship between Windows Location Platform and ublox GPS/GNSS receivers.   GNSS100L and GNSS200L GNSS receivers are using ublox GNSS chip, they natively support Windows Sensor...

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