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Thread: Byonics GPS puck on AFS EFIS

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    Byonics GPS puck on AFS EFIS

    Has anyone used the GPS-2 puck available from Byonics with their EFIS system? If so, what setting did you use?

    Here are the specs:

    Byonics GPS receivers are 5-volt, WAAS enabled, WGS84, output 4800 baud NMEA 0183 serial and employ the SiRFStarIII chipset tracking up to 20 satellites.

    I use one for my APRS tracking transmitter and it works well. I'd like to use it as a back up GPS with my 3500S'

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    4800bps is pretty slow. It's perfectly acceptable for APRS position reporting, but not great for synthetic vision. As a backup GPS, it would be fine.
    Trevor Conroy
    Technical Support
    Advanced Flight Systems

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    I used a byonic puck on my secondary af3500 as the only gps input to that device. I did not have synthetic vision. It worked great.
    Last edited by dhall_polo; 02-09-2012 at 09:55 PM.

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    It should work fine, it is the update rate not the baud rate that causes slow screen updates.
    Rob Hickman
    Advanced Flight Systems Inc.

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