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FS N520 - weak GPS/ Satellite signal

Hello mates,
I have a FS N520 PDA, originally shipped with WM5 in German.
I had many issues with the GPS/Satellite signal, very long time (like an hour…) to get a fix.
I’ve upgraded the device ROM on to WM6 in English.
But I’m still facing the same issue, no satellite signal…
I’ve read a little about it on the net, and followed some forum notes.
I’ve installed the Firmware upgrade for the GPS chip and I’ve installed the recommended software by FS, called GPS locate.
Yet – still NO satellite signal!
The IGO application finds the GPS (configured under COM 8 bound 57600)
Did couple of hard reset (one was needed for the GPS chip firmware update)
I’m loosing my hope, ever to use this GPS PDA.
Any chance any of you guys knows the magic that will make the GPS works?
Thanks!

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  • Ingabo May 16, 2008

    Mine has never worked. Since I had a garmin I never cared but now when I want to sell it I am looking for a fix. I still use the original English WM5 installation. Done no upgrades so ever. I would also like to see a solution to the problem !

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    I think that the GPS update screwed the chip..

    I suggest to consult with FJS support center

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SOURCE: Communication Timeout

Under connection settings switch off the "beam" - apparently there is a conflict between the IR beam port and one of the ports used by the GPS system. Has worked for me.

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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SOURCE: will not fire up a gps signal

if you are having a problem with satellite acquisition, thats relatively normal for this unit, the antenna is buried in the thing instead of being exposed. if it is picking up satellites at all, then at least the gps chip and interface is functional. i would recommend buying an external antenna for times when you really need it.

if in the u.k., you can pick one up here

otherwise, do a search on ebay for "loox 520 gps antenna" or "loox 5xx antenna"

Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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SOURCE: upgrading to windows moble 6

The following link has all of the files and instructions you need to upgrade your BlackJack to WM6:
http://ars.samsung.com/customer/usa/jsp/faqs/faqs_view.jsp?SITE_ID=22&PG_ID=557&PROD_SUB_ID=558&PROD_ID=751&AT_ID=83176

You'll be glad that you updated!

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: PDA now doesn't pickup GPS satellites;when it did I couldn't access map charting software

Set Baud to 57600

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Imate PDAL Upgrade

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=460291

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

chromedragon
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SOURCE: have dell axim x50v and its running wm2003se

You can get a copy from Amazon or ebay. The cost is minimal. Make sure to follow directions.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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