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Users Manual

Bluetooth GPS Receiver

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Introduction
eGPS-6500 is the new generation of the smallest compact Bluetooth GPS receiver from eGPS-6500
simply turns a Bluetooth-enabled computing device into the wireless navigation system with most
GPS-enabled navigation software selling in the market.
With new skytraq chipset and high sensitive GPS antenna, eGPS-6500 will surely lead you to
experience the highest GPS reception performance and the remarkable GPS accuracy. The
eGPS-6500 is well suited to system integrations including PDA, Smart phone, Tablet PC and
Notebook PC with Bluetooth devices. It satisfies a wide variety of applications that are purposes in
automotive and outdoor recreation navigation system.
General Features :
High Performance Skytraq Chipset
Real Wireless Navigation : leading to the real navigation world
High Sensitivity & Fast Fix : Excellent GPS reception and fast GPS (TTFF) Time
The Smallest Compact Size & Light Weight
WASS/EGNOS support
Low Power Consumption
Workable convenient replaceable & rechargeable Li-ion battery
Easy-to-Use Three LED Light
Indicating Bluetooth life connection, GPS and battery status
Excellent Compatibility
Workable with almost Bluetooth enabled PDA or computing devices, and most GPS
enabled mapping S/W
Specifications :
Receiver Type
L1 Frequency, C/A Code
65 Channels GPS Correlator
8192 Search Bins with GPS Acquisition Accelerator
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Update Rate
1 Hz

Accuracy
2.5m CEP(Stand-Alone, S/A off)

Acquisition
Cold Start: 29Sec (Typical)
Warm Start: 25 Sec (Typical)
Hot Start: <1 Sec

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Reacquisition: <1 Sec


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Sensitivity
Tracking: -160 dBm
Acquisition & Reacquisition: -147 dBm

Dynamics
Altitude: 18,000 m (Max)
Velocity: 500m/s
Acceleration: 4G (Max)

Datum
WGS-84

Antenna
Built-in Patch Antenna

Battery
3.7V/1050mAh Li-Ion Rechargeable

Operation Current
50 mA supply current at 2.7 V DC

Operation Time
24 Hours, after fully charged, in continuous
Charging Time
4 Hours

Operation Temperature
-10 to +60

Storage Temperature
-20 to +60

Humidity
5% to 95% non-condensing

Bluetooth
Fully compliant with Bluetooth V1.2
Range: Up to 10 meters
Bluetooth profile: Serial Port Profile (SPP)
Frequency: 2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz ISM Band

Dimension
70mm (L) x 40mm (W) x 20mm (H)

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NAME

LED

FUNCTION
ON : During charging battery with
connection to a power charger
OFF : Once battery is fully charging.
BLINKING : Low power
Power on/off switch

1 Battery Status LED

RED

2 GPS Status LED

ON : Current position fixed


Green BLINKING : During GPS signal reception
OFF : Waiting for GPS signal reception

Bluetooth Status
LED

ON : Bluetooth connection is on and ready for


data transmission.
BLUE
BLINKING : No Bluetooth connection yet.
Searching Bluetooth connection

4 Power Jack

Connect a power charger to the power jack to


recharge the internal battery

5 Battery

Rechargeable and replaceable Lithium-in Battery

6 Battery Cover

Battery cover

Battery Warning
To prevent any accidents, which might be caused with rechargeable battery at high
temperature, please do not leave alone the BT GPS for long time at a vehicle when it is
not used.
Do not expose the internal battery to high temperature over over 140F (50C)
Do not disassemble the battery.

Activating Bluetooth on your PDA or PC


Before activating the Bluetooth function on your PDA/PC, please switch on the BT GPS
Receiver for pairing and check that your device is equipped with Bluetooth.
NOTE : The pairing procedure is only required the first time you use this device.
1 Activate the Bluetooth pop-up menu, turn on the Bluetooth function and select BT Manager.
2 Click Connect to establish a new connection.

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3 Select Explore a Bluetooth device, then turn on the eGPS-6500 power before going on to
the next step.

4 Select Device, then click Next.

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5 Choose and click on BT GPS.


6 Enter password 0000, and press Enter.

7 Select SPP slave, then click Next.

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8 Click Finish and your eGPS-6500 connection should be established successfully.

9 Click the Bluetooth icon again, and select Bluetooth Settings.


10 In the Serial port window, click Enable service, then set the outbound COM port to
8.

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Software Setup E-Map Software PAPAGO5


1 Activate your PaPaGo Software
2 Click Tools and select Option.

3 Click GPS, and setup as described below.


4 Return to the main screen, clicks tools and select GPS to open the GPS status window.
5 GPS position is fixed and navigation begins.

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Turn off your PDA or PC


Switch off the Bluetooth function before you turn off your PDA/PC, and
Switch off .Receiver will disconnect the GPS function. If the eGPS-6500 is in
AUTO mode, you do not need to take additional action.

How to test your Bluetooth GPS Receiver


The testing program only supports the Microsoft Windows CE & Pocket PC based PDA
platform.

Run the GPS View to execute the installation procedure of testing program (via PC and
ActiveSync).
Run the GPS Information program from Start Program files of PDA.

Here is the description of GPS Information testing program


User must select COM port, Baud Rate (9600) and click theStar GPSbutton to start receiving
GPS data.
NoteThe Bluetooth device in most of the applications have an auto-detect feature that
you do not need to select the Baud Rate.
FCC Notices
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions

This device may not cause harmful interference, and


This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.

FCC RF Exposure Requirements


This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operation in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
NOTETHE MANUFACTURER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RADIO OR TV
INTERFERENCE CAUSED BY UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATIONS TO
THIS EQUIPMENT. SUCH MODIFICATIONS COULD VOID THE USERS
AUTHORITY TO OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT.

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