Ultra High Sensitive USB GPS Receiver
HI-204III-USB is a GPS receiver with USB interfaces and built-in active antenna for high sensitivity to tracking signal. HI-204III-USB is well suited to system integration and users who use any kinds LaptopPC. It satisfies a wide variety of applications for car navigation, personal navigation or touring devices, tracking and marine navigation purpose. Users can simply plug it into a LaptopPC running with suitable mapping and routing software for navigation.
Before you start up, make sure that your package includes the following items. If any items are missing or damaged, contact your dealer immediately.
HI-204III-USB GPS Receiver unit
User Manual CD (including User Manual, HaiTest Testing Program)
For notebook PC use:
HI-204III-USB connect with a LaptopPC USB port.
Fast Acquisition Enhanced Sensitivity 20 Channels All-In-View Tracking GPS Sensor Module.
The receiver continuously tracks all satellites in view and provides accurate satellite positioning data. The HI-204III-USB is optimized for applications requiring good performance, low cost, and maximum flexibility; suitable for a wide range of OEM configurations including handhelds, sensors, asset tracking, PDA-centric personal navigation system, and vehicle navigation products.
Its 20 parallel channels and 4000 search bins provide fast satellite signal acquisition and short startup time. Tracking sensitivity of -159dBm offers good navigation performance even in urban canyons having limited sky view.
Satellite-based augmentation systems, such as WAAS and EGNOS, are supported to yield improved accuracy.
20 parallel channel GPS receiver
4000 simultaneous time-frequency search bins
SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS) support
-159dBm tracking sensitivity
< 8 second hot start
< 40 second cold start
Upon power up, after initial self-test has completed, the HI-204III-USB will begin satellite acquisition and tracking process. Under normal open-sky condition, position-fix can be achieved within approximately 35 seconds (within 10 seconds if valid ephemeris data is already collected from recent use). After receiver position has been calculated, valid position, velocity and time information are transmitted through the on board serial interface.
The receiver uses the latest stored position, satellite data, and current RTC time to achieve rapid GPS signal acquisition and fast TTFF. If the receiver is transported over a large distance across the globe, cold-start automatic-locate sequence is invoked. The first position fix may take up to 50 sec searching the sky for the GPS signal. The acquisition performance can be improved significantly if the host initializes the receiver with a rough estimate of time and user position.
As soon as GPS signal is acquired and tracked, the HI-204III-USB will transmit valid navigation information through its serial interface. The navigation data contains following information:
Receiver position in latitude, longitude, and altitude
DOP error-magnification factor
GPS signal tracking status
The HI-204III-USB will perform 3D navigation when four or more satellites are tracked. When three or fewer satellites are tracked, altitude-hold is enabled using the last computed altitude and 2D navigation mode is entered.
With signal blockage or rising and setting of the satellites, where a change in satellite constellation used for position fix occurred, large position error may result. The HI-204III-USB incorporates a proprietary algorithm to compensate the effect of satellite constellation change, and maintains an accurate smooth estimate of the receiver position, velocity, and heading
Haicom Europe is a subsidiairy of Queen's Company, which is located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands; the Technological Heart of Europe! Haicom Electronics Crop is a manufacturer and exporter of GPS receivers' PDA accessories ' and a line of multimedia products. Established in 1990, the company has grown to employ 30 people and sees a yearly sales figure of US $8 million. The cornerstone to Haicom's success is the commitment to quality control. Also a major concern to comply is customer services. To the company, quality control and customer service make a win in combination. Yearly sales affirm this philosophy