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Philips navigator MK8 Gps antenna is showing good but no update. Red light continualy flashes indicating wrong date and time. Can you help

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  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Sounds exactly the same and I don't know where to go from here.
    Same machine / model: The antenna reading shows 'good' but 'no update' shows and it doesn't seem able to pick up any sats / position etc. The manual said that it might be a flat back-up battery - changed that but same thing. Flashing red light.
    The only option left is that the time and position are wrong...but I can't get past the 'offset' setting to adjust the time & date. Any ideas on this specifically?


  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    check GPS antenna i have a small crack in my antenna

  • NNMMPPQQ May 20, 2009

    exactly the same problem

    on 20/05/2009

    (shut down oktober 2008)

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Hi Johnsue05

pls. check the signal to noise ratio of the antenna signal. Sea page 23 and 24 of this manual:

http://www.prokyon.dk/download/manualer/AP%20MK8%20MK9%20Installation%20manual.pdf

If the signal to noise ratio is low, the GPS may have a bad antenna, cable connection or a defective antenna.

If you have performed a cold start (i.e. changed the backup batterie) you have to wait for 2-3 hours until der GPS has downloaded the almanach information.

Hope this helps.

Siggi

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