Cédric Walter | Oct 8, 2020 | 0
A cheap GPS for your Raspberry PI
Old i-gotu (i-gotU) gt-200e/gt-120 gps receiver work with the #raspberry pi just fine! breathing a new life in this 5 years old device. You’ll find a lot on #eBay cheap for sale
i-gotU is a #GPS Logger and Receiver 2-in-1 device including user-friendly Travel Blog Software. i-gotU records trip routes, Auto-adds photo GPS locations, creates an animated trip journal that brings back live trip memory by plotting the route and playing back the photos / YouTube videos with the exact location on 3D maps, making it more fun and easier to share trip or outdoor sport activities with friends through @trip travel-blog hosting site, Internet Explorer MHTML or Google KMZ file format or popular web album Picasa & Flickr.
|Dimension||44.5 x 28.5 x 13 mm|
|GPS||SiRF Star IV Low Power chipset|
Hot Start: < 1 sec
Warm Start: < 35sec
Cold Start: < 35sec
WASS & EGNOS support
|GPS Antenna||Built-in GPS patch antenna|
|Battery||Built-in 230mAh Lithium-ion battery|
|LED indicator||Blue & Red|
I used it directly plugged into a RPi usb port 🙂
No special driver software was needed using Raspbian. It shows up under /dev/ as /dev/ttyUSB0 or ttyUSB1, which you will need to determine before you start up gpsd.