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 How do I use the GPS LOG function in VantagePoint™?
Article In vantage point there is real time navigation option wherein you can see your position on the map this is called GPS log. To activate this feature open up vantage Point and at the top tool bar select the GPS log drop down menu and then select start. Next connect your GPS to your PC and follow the steps below that apply to your model

For Triton Models follow these steps:
  1. Under connectivity set Triton to NMEA USB and set output to V2.1 GSA @ 4800BPS.
  2. Connect the Triton GPS to the PC.
  3. You should see your current position in the form of an arrow shaped icon on the Map

For eXplorist GC 110 and 310 models follow these steps:
(NOTE: "ENTER" is performed by pressing down on the Joystick)
  1. Press the Menu key.
  2. Select Tools.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select Connectivity.
  5. Under Connectivity, select Mode and change it from Power Only to NMEA USB.
  6. You will see two additional options. Select the Text option and change it to 2.1GSA. The Baud rate option should already be set to 4800 BPS.
  7. Connect to a PC. You will see your current position of an arrow shaped icon on the map.

For the rest of the eXplorist line take the following steps:
  1. With the receiver on and the Map screen displayed, tap on the map.
  2. The Four-Corner Menu screen is displayed. Select the Main Menu button in the lower left corner.
  3. Select the Tools icon (wrench/screwdriver) at the bottom of the display.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Select Connectivity.
  6. Under Connectivity select Mode and change it from Power Only to NMEA USB.
  7. You will see two additional options. Select the Tex option and change it to 2.1GSA. The Baud rate option should already be set to 4800 BPS.
  8. Connect to a PC. You will see your current position of an arrow shaped icon on the map

NOTE: The GPS NMEA position output will only appear when the GPS NMEA settings are turned on and when the GPS receiver has a position fix. This can be identified by observing blue signal bars in the upper right hand corner of the map screen.


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