Specialist GPS



Memory-Map range some hard to find accessories to compliment the software products.


Specialist GPS

If you're looking to enable the real-time positioning features of Memory-Map on your laptop or Smartphone, one of these GPS devices may be just what you need. Any GPS will do the job (see compatible GPS) but sometimes a simple low power unit like one of these is the most convenient solution.

We have tested and recommend these devices as working reliably with Memory-Map, allowing you to see your position on the map or chart together with other GPS related information.

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Holux BT GPS Holux USB GPS GPS Dongle
Bluetooth GPS
Recommended for use with a
Smartphone or PDA
Recommended for use with a
laptop or tablet PC
GPS Dongle
Recommended for use with a
Laptop or tablet PC




Holux BT GPSHolux Bluetooth GPS Receiver:

The M1000 is a GPS receiver featuring MTK (Media Tek Inc.) and Bluetooth technology, enabling you to receive GPS data on Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices, Pocket PC's and Laptops with a range of 30 feet (10m) - without using any wires at all!

Without the hassle of messy cords and antennas, M1000 therefore allows you to place it wherever the optimal satellite reception is available. You can even place the device inside your pocket, backpack, on the dashboard or the windshield inside your vehicle.

Powered by a built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable battery, the M1000 can last for up to 23 hours (minimum 10 hours, depending on reception) of continuous GPS reception without extra power consumption from your Pocket PC.

Measuring only 43x17.6x66mm and weighing < 53g the highly compact, sleek, lightweight and water-resistant design enables you to efficiently carry out typical positioning applications such as vehicle navigation, location service, portable navigation, marine navigation and aviation.

  • MTK (Media Tek Inc.) Chipset.
  • 32-channel GPS Receiver for fast acquisition and reacquisition.
  • Built-in WAAS/EGNOS Demodulator.
  • Built-in rechargeable/ changeable Lithium-ion battery for at least 10 hours operation up to 23 hours).
  • Built-in rechargeable battery for memory for RTC backup and fast Time To First Fix (TTFF)
  • Supports NMEA0183 v3.1 data protocol
  • 1-year warranty

Included in each package:

  • Holux Bluetooth GPS Receiver
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable battery
  • Car Power Cigarette Lighter
  • User's guide
  • Driver & user guide CD

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Holux USB GPSExtremely compact and easy to use GPS locator with excellent software compatibility, providing real-time position fix via your desktop or laptop PC. Featuring the exceptionally sensitive MTK Low power consumption GPS chipset to provide a fix under the most difficult conditions.

Note - This GPS will work inside a small vehicle or may need to be placed nearer a window if operating in a large steel boat

The Holux USB GPS is a low cost / high quality GPS solution for all types of navigation. This device is a single GPS Receiver/Antenna in a low profile, waterproof (IPX7) and robust enclosure with magnetic base (eg: for use on a vehicle roof). It interfaces to a USB port on your computing device that utilises NMEA 0183 data output sentences.

The Holux USB GPS provides real time GPS position, speed, distance travel and heading information in the NMEA-0183 format to your portable PC or PDA*.

* Adapter cable/plug may be required. Check your PDA documentation.


  • Dimension 64.5mm x 42 mm x 17.8mm
  • Weight < 84 grams Waterproof (IPX7)
  • Mounting Magnetic mounting


  • Temperature Operating: -10 ~ +60 ℃
  • Storage: -20 ~ +70 ℃
  • Operation Humidity 5% to 95% no condensing


  • Protocol: NMEA 0183, version 3.01.
  • Signal level: USB
  • Baud Rate: 4800bps
  • Data Bit: 8
  • Parity: N
  • Stop Bit: 1
  • Format: Standard : GPGGA (1time/1 sec), GPGSA (1 time/5 sec.), GPGSV (1time /5 sec.), GPRMC (1time /1 sec.), GPVTG (1 time/1 sec).


  • Receiver architecture 32 parallel channels
  • Antenna Built-in patch Antenna
  • Sensitivity -159dBW
  • Start-up time 0.1 sec. average (reacquisition)
    1 sec. average (hot start)
    33 sec. average (warm start)
    36 sec. average (cold start)
  • Accuracy  Position: <2.2m horizontal, <5m vertical
    Velocity: 0.1m / sec
    Time: 0.1 μ sec sync GPS time

  • POWER CABLE - Length 2m (USB)
  • WARRANTY - 1-year warranty

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GlobalSat ND-100 USB Dongle GPS Receiver

GPS DongleThe ND-100 is a compact and portable device, which allows you to carry a GPS receiver for use on your laptop whenever you travel. The ND-100 requires no battery or cables and works form inside any small vehicle.

GPS Characteristics

  • GPS Chipset High sensitivity single chip solution
  • Frequency L1, 1575.42 MHz
  • C/A Code C/A Code
  • Channels 48 channel all-in-view tracking
  • Sensitivity Tracking:-161dBm
  • GPS Antenna Type Built-in ceramic patch antenna (18 x 18 x 4mm)
  • Acquisition Rate

  • Hot start 1.5 sec., average
  • Warm start 32 sec., average
  • Cold start 34 sec., average
  • Reacquisition <1 sec. average
  • Protocol

  • GPS Protocol NMEA 0183v3 GGA(1sec), GSA(1sec), GSV(5sec),RMC(1sec), GLL,VTG is optional
  • GPS Transfer Rate 38400
  • USB Protocol USB 2.0
  • Temperature

  • Operating -4°~140°F (-20°~60°C)
  • Storage -22°~ 158°F (-30°~70°C)
  • Humidity Up to 95% non-condensing
  • Power

  • Voltage DC 5.0V, USB bus power
  • Current < 55 mA
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Dimension 2.6”L x 0.9”W x 0.4”H (65.5L x 23W x 11H mm)
  • Unit Weight 0.04 lbs (20g)

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