Jump to content

Which USB GPS receivers work with Pineapple M V


hairbag
 Share

Recommended Posts

  • 1 month later...

I have two GPS dongles that I currently use, the first is an old Pharos iGPS-500. The second is a Globalsat BU-353

http://www.amazon.com/GlobalSat-BU-353-USB-GPS-Receiver/dp/B000PKX2KA/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1427335339&sr=8-2&keywords=globalsat+bu-353+usb+gps

The globalsat is much quicker at getting a 3D fix and it comes with a magnet mount built in as well as adhesive.

Both use Prolific pl2303 usb to serial drivers that are already installed on the pineapple. If its not installed on yours, run the command "opkg install kmod-usb-serial-pl2303"

you will need to edit the /etc/kismet/kismet.conf file to allow kismet to listen to your GPS.

Add or edit the lines:

gps=true

gpstype=serial

gpsdevice=/dev/ttyUSB0

Unless you have other USB devices hooked up, it should always be ttyUSB0.

I also suggest changing the writeinterval=XX to something shorter than 300. If you're like me and use a battery, when the battery dies, you'll potentially loose your last 300 seconds of captures. I have mine set to 20 seconds and it seems to work fine.

Hope this helps :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...