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USB GPS Receiver Dongle U-blox VK-172



GPS Receiver USB Adapter for Computers (Netbook, Laptop, UMPC). Transform your laptop into a GPS navigator!

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Interface: USB


  • Supported operating systems: Windows 10 8/7/Vista/XP
    VK-172 automatically adapt the baud rate, the baud rate has any data output
    Support Google Earth.

    C / A code, 1.023MHz stream
    Receive Band: L1 [1575.42MHz]
    Tracking Channels: 56
    Support DGPS [WAAS, EGNOS and MSAS]
    Positioning performance :
    2D plane: 5m [average]
    2D plane: 3.5m [average], has DGPS auxiliary.
    Drift: <0.02m / s
    Timing Accuracy: 1us
    Reference coordinate system: WGS-84
    Maximum altitude: 18,000 m
    Maximum speed: 500m / s
    Acceleration: <4g
    Electrical properties:
    Tracking sensitivity:-162dBm
    Acquisition sensitivity:-160dBm

    NOTE: The default output is the product GPS protocol data. You can test the software or serial commands to modify switch GPS / GLONASS protocol data
    It does not support USB 3.0

  • Russia driver:
    Driver Link:
    Please use it outside if it can not get the satellites.

    Cold Start Time: 29s [average]
    Warm start time: 28s [average]
    Hot start time: 1s [average]
    Recapture Time: 0.1s [average]
    Operating temperature:
    -30 ℃ to +80 ℃


  • Approx product dimensions: 54x25x10mm (L x W x D)
  • Weight/dimension is for the main item of this boxed product, to help you compare product sizes before buying: please do not base your shipping calculations on this price - shipping prices depend on your cart contents, shipping destination, and shipping method: please use the checkout to select options and preview shipping price for your total order.

Product Notes

  • In addition to this USB dongle, you will also need to install GPS navigation software (not included with this GPS receiver) on your computer. Once your computer has GPS software, then you are ready to plug in and use this GPS receiver.
  • This model is compatible with most brands of GPS software - however hardware specific software such as Garmin may not run on this unit. As the wholesaler, Doodah provides the GPS-enabled hardware only, not the software. Doodah provides no warranty or customer support regarding GPS software. Doodah cannot provide downloads / links / advice regarding GPS software. Any software installation you undertake should be performed or supervised by a professional.
  • The CD-ROM that accompanies this USB GPS Receiver has functionality software to allow this dongle to be used with 32 bit Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems

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  • Easy returns & exchanges
  • 6 month warranty
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  • Certification: CE, FCC, RoHS

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