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Can BT-Q1000X give 'realtime' nav data via Bluetooth to laptop?
philbio
I wanted to confirm with an owner of a BT-Q1000X that you can get "realtime" nav data from the unit via bluetooth to a laptop? I have an iblue 747 on loan from a friend and I can't get it to work on this model (it only works with the USB and bluetooth running at the same time?). Just wanted to confirm before I pull the trigger. Thanks
tcassidy
You have to add the GPS to your Bluetooth stack before it will provide a COM port that your navigation software can find. This usually involves clicking on the Bluetooth icon in the notification area (bottom right of the screen) and choosing 'Add a Device'. With your GPS in BT mode, the BT stack will discover it and ask for a code (0000).Then it will set up a COM port that will provide the serial output point that your navigation software can derive the GPS data from.

Terry
philbio
Hi Terry, yes this is how I have the iblue 747 setup, it works fine via BT until you unplug the USB cable and then no data via the Com Port (via BT).
tcassidy
Maybe the battery is dead!

Terry
philbio
Replaced USB cable and all good. Doesn't appear you can download track log data over Bluetooth only USB?
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