[time-nuts] looking for data on Magellan 10 channel OEM GPS board circa 1994-1998

bg at lysator.liu.se bg at lysator.liu.se
Sat Mar 7 11:47:22 UTC 2009

Hi Eric,

> I'm looking for data on what appears to be a magellan oem GPS reciever
> which I removed from an older magellan aviation gps with moving map
> display (unit was circa 1998).  The gps module I removed has "Magellan
> systems corp, Copyright 1994 10 channel OEM" silkscreened on the top
> side and a sticker on the bottom which says "23-80019-000 REV. L   S/N
> 004925"  right above 20-80011-000 REV. B" etched on the board as part
> of the artwork.  Anyone have any idea where I may find enough data on
> this board to give it new life in another project?  Google was unable
> to find anything and Magellan "Support" was so abysmnal that I will no
> just think twice about buying or specifying anything magellan in the
> future `I would more than likely just refuse to have any part in the
> use or implimentation.  Google had no results and Magellan "lack of
> support" dept. was worse.  any help you can offer in finding data and
> using this board in much appreciated.

IIRC, someone mentioned a breakthrough with obtaining a OEM 5000-manual
some months ago. Also, not that the present "Magellan PRO GPS"-division of
Magellan really is the heritage of Ashtech. The old Magellan OEM boards
have a separate origin.

> Thanks,
> Eric




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