GLOBALSAT BU-353 USB GPS      Back to Valhalla's Mooring Page

One of the very popular and reliable 'hocky puck' USB GPS is made by Globalsat.

     BU-353

 Features:
1. SiRF Star III High Performance GPS chipset
2. High sensitivity (Tracking Sensitivity: -159 dBm)
3. Extremely fast TTFF (Time To First Fix) at low signal level
4. Support NMEA 0183 data protocol
5. Built-in SuperCap to reserve system data for rapid satellite acquisition
6. Built-in patch antenna.
7. Super-cohesive magnetic for mounting
8. USB interface connection port.
9. Waterproof
 

Drivers

Like all hardware devices this unit must have a driver installed that matches the operating system.

Drivers can be downloaded from the Globalsat Support page or from the following links:

BU-353 driver for Windows XP     BU-353 driver for Windows Vista     BU-353 driver for Windows 7

In addition, a useful program for checking incoming GPS (and AIS) data can be downloaded from the Globalsat Support page or from here.