Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [tracker2] NMEA Data from Nuvi 350?

Expand Messages
  • Scott Miller
    Where did you buy the nuvi that you didn t get the car mount? It should be part of the standard package. Scott
    Message 1 of 31 , Sep 25, 2009
    • 0 Attachment
      Where did you buy the nuvi that you didn't get the car mount? It should
      be part of the standard package.

      Scott

      David Hubbell wrote:
      >
      >
      > Did not receive the car mount with the purchase. Any idea where to get
      > the car mount. Is there a schematic of how to wire the power into the
      > GTRANS ?
      >
      > Thanks Scott
      >
      > Scott Miller wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > There's an additional USB port (power only) on the back of the nuvi when
      > > it's on its car mount.
      > >
      > > You can do it all on one cable, but it takes a bit of work.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > David Hubbell wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > It looks to me from the pic on Argent that there is no way to get power
      > > > to the 350 as the cable goes into the usb port? Is there a cable that
      > > > willl power the nuvi and pass NMEA?
      > > > I was looking at the GTRANS Garmin to NMEA Translator Cable (Kenwood
      > > Style)
      > > > [GTRANS-KW] at
      > > > https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113
      > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113>
      > > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113
      > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113>>
      > > >
      > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113
      > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113>
      > > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113
      > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113>>>
      > > >
      > > > I bought my nuvi used and the battery will hold about 20min of charge
      > > > thus the need for a power source.
      > > > Thanks to all that responded!
      > > > Dave
      > > >
      > > > Kent Hufford wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > I have used the GTRANS cable and a NUVI 350 on my ICOM 880 and it
      > > > > works great.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > But you have to reverse the tip and ring, or make a NULL modem
      > > adaptor.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > It does NOT put other APRS stations on the 350 as waypoints however.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Kent
      > > > >
      > > > > KQ4KK
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > *From:* tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > [mailto:tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>] *On
      > > > > Behalf Of *Scott Miller
      > > > > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 23, 2009 7:08 PM
      > > > > *To:* tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com> <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > *Subject:* Re: [tracker2] NMEA Data from Nuvi 350?
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Not directly, but you can with the GTRANS cable. If the D-Star
      > > radio is
      > > > > one of those that uses a 2.5mm plug, you can use the Kenwood style
      > > > > GTRANS but you have to switch two wires.
      > > > >
      > > > > GTRANS cables are currently out of stock. Some are due in by the
      > > end of
      > > > > the week, hopefully enough to cover existing orders.
      > > > >
      > > > > Scott
      > > > >
      > > > > David Hubbell wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Can I get NMEA data from the Nuvi 350? I want to connect it to my
      > > > D-Star
      > > > > > Radios.
      > > > > > Dave N2KTO
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
    • Broncus
      Hmm, I saw the pictures in the attachments but now they are not there. If they don t return by Monday, I will repost.
      Message 31 of 31 , Oct 3, 2009
      • 0 Attachment
        Hmm, I saw the pictures in the attachments but now they are not there. If they don't return by Monday, I will repost.


        --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Fred Hillhouse" <fmhillhouse@...> wrote:
        >
        > Greetings,
        >
        >
        > Finished the install based on the last email or two.
        >
        > The pictures show the connections.
        > Red: +5v
        > Black: Ground
        > Yellow: Data in
        >
        > This last go around proved to be simple.
        > Basically the steps are:
        > 1. Remove heat shrink. No more than what covers the USB solder points is
        > necessary to remove.
        > 2. Solder suitable wires into the holes. Only 3 holes!
        > 3. Connect the other end to the OT2 PCB.
        > 4. Route the NMEA cable out the power cable hole and you are done.
        > 5. Select port B for Garmin.
        >
        > That wraps up the GPS side of the GTRANS.
        >
        > I picked the Kenwood cable because I have an ample supply of DE-9s. I can
        > always use another right angle 2.5MM plug. I left that connector on for now.
        > For one, I have a D7 to try it with. I have no doubt it will function. A
        > future change will be to move the NMEA output to pin 1 of the serial
        > connector and build a three headed cable: PC, GPS, NMEA.
        >
        > In the photos, you will see a ribbon cable and connector. This is for the
        > LCD display. I wrapped the ribbon around the Kenwood cable and exited out
        > the back. I guess I should add a photo for the LCD interface.
        >
        >
        > Best regards,
        > Fred
        >
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.