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    self-build GPS Receiver =>

    Hi all,

    As I have the knowladge in electronics, more than 150$ to buy a gps receiver,

    Id like to ask, can I build a gps receiver myself and connect it to PC ?

    please link me,



    Thanks,
    Avner Richard

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    Quote Originally Posted by Avner
    Hi all,

    As I have the knowladge in electronics, more than 150$ to buy a gps receiver,

    Id like to ask, can I build a gps receiver myself and connect it to PC ?

    please link me,



    Thanks,
    Avner Richard

    Here's one place I've found oem sensors.

    http://www.gpscity.com/gps/brados/41...sensorgps.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry5150
    Here's one place I've found oem sensors.

    http://www.gpscity.com/gps/brados/41...sensorgps.html
    it is still 180$ ((

    I meant really build it

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    Are you looking for the circuit diagram and build everything yourself? down to component level? Sorry but I dont think you will suceed. And how about the firmware? where you gonna get the parts? how you gonna calibrate?

    The best thing you can do is buy the GPS module, the antenna and stick a few wires in. The cost of it all will cost you the same to buy a complete combo unit.

    http://www.garmin.com/products/gps15h/

    Age 14?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky327
    Are you looking for the circuit diagram and build everything yourself? down to component level? Sorry but I dont think you will suceed. And how about the firmware? where you gonna get the parts? how you gonna calibrate?

    The best thing you can do is buy the GPS module, the antenna and stick a few wires in. The cost of it all will cost you the same to buy a complete combo unit.

    http://www.garmin.com/products/gps15h/

    Age 14?

    yes, this is what IOm looking for....
    I can get the components without problem...


    yes, 14

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    http://www.holux-uk.com/Embedded/index.htm

    The above sell parts for GPS devices. The above link is for embedded applications. I have a GM-210TP - it came as part of a 'Road Angel' device and it works reasonably well.
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    No..hes not looking for a module. He want to build it from scratch down to component level.

    Hes kidding

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    I've read on other post of discounted GPS receivers from radioshack in the US for $30 - maybe the easiest way could be to keep searching the net for any offers on GPS receivers, even if it takes a few months to find something cheap it might be quicker than sourcing all the components for a decent price - my bet is that even if you can buy the actual parts, it will only be cheaper than buying a pre-built unit unless you're buying large quantities of components
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    heh,

    I've decided to buy the GM-210-USB.....

    next month Ill be in France, so Ill buy it for approx 120EUR...

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    you can't build industial grade micro electronics in your home garage. no buts and ifs.

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