Write a customer review. My version of Netstumbler is 0. To date, no one has created a serial emulator that works with Vista 64 bit, nor for Windows 7, that actually works, even a little bit. This is not an optimal solution – it requires a re-install of the drivers if you want to use WAAS. Sometimes we have to reboot. Save the file to the desktop.

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A FAQ eartnmate some additional details. Plug in the Earthmate. Thank You for Visiting! Select it, and right-click, and select Properties. I’ve personally used only the Magellan GPS receiver, an older model. Unfortunately, as far as he can derial, it does not emulate the serial port with the Garmin proprietary protocol. I found that it fairly frequently stopped reporting a current, tracked, position for long intervals — 10 seconds or more.

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Technical Details

Select OK again, and get out of Device Manager. DeLorme has made quite clear to me that they have no intention of updating or continuing support of the emulator.

I have to qualify it because a number of users, including me, have encountered these bouts where the software and the GPS receiver suddenly stop communicating altogether for no obvious reason — the Earthjate page just stops scrolling.

Tru-Traffic displays a Searching for Fix message until it has a set of reports that include position, date, and time.


Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. I used it on both a Seriial bit and XP Pro OS systems with litle trouble to run weather tracking, routing software, and a utility to auto-input locations into my log book. Change the “Bits per second” to The basic eTrex is relatively inexpensive but requires separate purchase of the data cableand they all have the advantages that they have a fairly long battery life and can also work as a standalone unit — they don’t have to be connected to the laptop.

To date, no one has created a serial emulator that works with Vista 64 bit, nor for Windows 7, that actually works, even a little bit.

My GPS Receiver Recommendations

It includes a magnetic mount, a waterproof casing, and a 5-ft USB cable so you can easily mount it on the roof of a vehicle with good exposure to the sky. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Was this review helpful? Earthmate DB9 pin delorke by wire color.

The serial cable may be connected to a USB-to-serial adaptor, if necessary, to plug into your computer’s USB port, but the connection on the GPS receiver side still must be with the serial cable, not the USB cable, if you want to download pre-recorded trip logs directly to Tru-Traffic. If you do use one, I’d appreciate hearing from you, and I’ll pass on your experience, good or bad, to others.

DeLorme Earthmate Hyperformance GPS Receiver 9-pin Serial 4s

You should do this buy the optional serial cable if it’s not included for maximum flexibility in working with Tru-Traffic, as downloading pre-recorded trip logs directly to Tru-Traffic requires connecting the GPS receiver via its serial cable. Either of these options allow you to connect the GPS receiver to Tru-Traffic through the virtual serial port so Tru-Traffic can record trip logs, but they won’t allow you to download pre-recorded trip logs directly into Tru-Traffic.


GPX file for subsequent importing into Tru-Traffic. Delorme is going to loose a lot of business with that kind of thinking.

DeLorme Earthmate GPS Serial Port Converted to USB Power Supply

Unfortunately, DeLorme has opted to not update the device emulator for bit OS’s, earthmatw does not have a Mac or Linux version, making it’s usefulness short-lived, and despite many thousands of requests. Pages with related products. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! I set the DeLorme Serial Emulator 1. Two chips sets seem especially promising for eafthmate in urban canyons and under tree canopies: There are GPS receivers from other manufacturers, but I have no personal experience with them, and I don’t know of any Tru-Traffic users working with them, so right now I can’t pass on any more information about them.

The new computer had Win7 installed.