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Upload waypoints via laptop

I don't know how to hook my laptop to the unit to upload and download waypoints. I have connected a serial port for my laptop to plug in, but don't know how to set the nmea connection data in the pc and/or whether software is needed and what kind? I have Maptech software. The brochure says you hook a computer to any Navnet display and upload/download waypoints. Does this mean I can plug in the ethernet? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, HTF

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We have furuno GP 37, We need to know how we can rom NMEA output from the device, at he same time we need to know , if we are getting NMEA out put from NAVMEN fish 4430 , will we be able to combine theses both output data as per time. ie: if a is a lat,& bis long, & c is the deapth for the same point, as the deapth c is coming fro another point will we be able to process that in thses equipment?

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Quite honestly, this is not worth the trouble. It easier to re-enter the waypoints manually. If you want to try it, you need to get some GPS connection software from someone like: http://www.gpsu.co.uk/. You cannot do it with your PC and cable alone. Good luck.

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Hi fire1961,

Downloading data from my FURUNO GP-30 gave me no problems. But it took me long time to figure out why I coudn't upload waypoints and routes to the GP-30 via the serial port in my ThinkPad T30.

I tried nearly everything tested the cable, tested a lot of different software and even wrote a little c-program to communicate with the serial port. I also tried a serial-to-usb converter with no results. Then I stumbled over this RS232 Tutorial. According to this - serial ports are not just serial port but can be divided into three general categories:

The types of driver ICs used in serial ports can be divided into three general categories:

* Drivers which require plus (+) and minus (-) voltage power supplies such as the 1488 series of interface integrated circuits. (Most desktop and tower PCs use this type of driver.)
* Low power drivers which require one +5 volt power supply. This type of driver has an internal charge pump for voltage conversion. (Many industrial microprocessor controls use this type of driver.)
* Low voltage (3.3 v) and low power drivers which meet the EIA-562 Standard. (Used on notebooks and laptops.)

Then I installed the waypoint upload software to my ten years old Compaq Presario and suddenly I could upload routes and waypoints but only via the on board serial port. The serial-to-usb converter didn't still work.

So if people experience no result trying to upload data to these old GP-30's from their notebooks and laptops. Then I think it could be a matter of these Low voltage ports not are able to provide the FURUNO device with enough voltage. See the above RS232 Tutorial.

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