If so, with what navigation software? Select the Hardware tab. Look at this parser project http: After a week of trying – following the Dual regedit instructions exactly – I am returning the bluetooth GPS device thank you Amazon. I have seen navmii which you can download for free at the microsoft store app. Mostly saying how disappointing it is that Pro 3 doesnt have GPS.

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In fact you might wait until Windows 10 launches before making a purchase and get a GPS that is supported on that platform as well.

The driver is what handles making it almost always a com port, and is device specific. It was a novelty purchase for to be honest. Tell us about your experience with our site.

So If you like a particular GPS it may not hurt to reach out to the vendor and see if have tested with the Surface Pro 3 regardless of the apps being 32 or 64 bit. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. The BUS4 is suitable for the following applications: I have read many many threads on this subject. Mostly saying how disappointing it is that Pro 3 doesnt have GPS. The BuS4’s MicroPower mode allows the receiver to stay in a hot start-like condition almost continuously while consuming very little power.


Turn on the XGPS and wait for it to appear in the list of devices.

Does anyone have any experience with navmii and an external Zp adapter with the surface? Wildsoldier Replied on April 24, Flexelf Replied on June 9, I’m definitely in the market for a device that will work and open to suggestions. This thread is locked. Look at this parser project http: Globalsat BT You don’t really want a driver, you want a parser.

However I have seen it work. All, I have read many many threads on this subject. I bought it after reading this thread of virtual experience. In reply to jollyjoe73’s post on April 28, But instead of adding to that fruitless discussion, I’d like to start a new one.

External Surface Pro 3 GPS device

Under the Hardware and Sound section, select View devices and printers. The parser interprets the actual NMEA formatted data. Bryan Heath Replied on June 10, This site in other languages x. You don’t really want a driver, you want a parser.


As far as 32 bit apps go, they can run on 64 bit versions of windows. Bu-3553 down to the bottom of the window and find the XGPS Right click on the device icon and select Properties. There is an android app “Bluetooth GPS Output” that works flawlessly with my tablet using an aviation map display.

GPS tracker, wearable devices Manufacturer – GlobalSat WorldCom Corp.

The registry value will actually change itself back to 6. Make note of this COM number for future reference. But none have definitively said unless i’ve missed something they work on x64 bit Windows 8.

Unfortunately, my real world experience with the device was sadly disappointing.