[time-nuts] Magellan GPS OEM 10 Channel -- Pinout & Docs

pozoga pozoga at cbk.waw.pl
Sat Oct 17 13:10:56 EDT 2015


Hi,
Yes, is difficult find any information, some time ago i try ask Magellan
without any success.
Direct attack on interface with oscilloscope is possibly best solution.
Many thanks 
Mariusz 

On Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:32:04 -0500, Gregory Beat <w9gb at icloud.com> wrote:
> Mariusz -
> 
>  
> 
> I submitted your question and photograph to Magellan Technical Support, 
> 
> however being that this is a 20 year old OEM GPS Receiver - I do not
expect
> a miracle after multiple owners of the company since 1994.
> 
> http://users.cbk.waw.pl/~pozoga/oem10.jpg
> 
>  
> 
> It would be very helpful to know the Equipment that this GPS receiver was
> removed from (automotive, marine, military??, etc.)
> 
> You sometimes can attack the research from the "other side" of the
unknown
> interface.
> 
>  
> 
>>From my research, at this point, this maybe the Magellan AVI-10 OEM
>>receiver
> (their third generation design). 
> 
> The Magellan AVI10 was an OEM 10-channel GPS receiver, sold by Magellan
in
> this time period.
> 
>  
> 
> IRONICALLY, your answer for documents may be in the Archives Center of
the
> Smithsonian Institution.
> 
> MiTAC Corporation submitted these historical records, of the Magellan
> company, to the Smithsonian in 2010. 
> 
>  
> 
> Archives Center, National Museum of American History - Smithsonian
> 
> http://amhistory.si.edu/archives/AC1214.html
> 
>  
> 
> greg
> 
> w9gb
> 
> ---
> 
> Smithsonian Institution
> 
>  
> 
> Series 3, Engineering and Product Development Materials, 1978-1998,
> consists
> of ten subseries:
> 
> Subseries 7, Third Generation, 1986-1994, consists of technical notes for
> the development of the third generation (primarily Meridian and
Trailblazer
> models) of Magellan GPS devices. 
> 
> Third generation models were intended for the lower end of the GPS market
> and were compact hand-held (size, weight, battery life) and a retail
price
> that was reasonable. 
> 
> Other third generation devices included: the meridian, Trailblazer, AIV10
> OEM, Skatblazer, NAV 6500 PM, Meridian/TB/SB XL, NAV 1200 Pm, NAV 1200 XL
> PM, NAV DLX 10, Promark X, and the Pro Mark X-CM.
> 
>  
> 
> Series 5, User Guides and Manuals, 1989-2005 and undated, consists of
> training, reference, and user guides for the consumer who purchased
> Magellan
> products. 
> 
> The guides are primarily spiral bound and some are annotated. Multiple
> copies of some years exist. The series is arranged chronologically.
> 
> ===
> 
>> From: Mariusz Po┼╝oga <pozoga at cbk.waw.pl <mailto:pozoga at cbk.waw.pl> >
> 
>> To: time-nuts at febo.com <mailto:time-nuts at febo.com> 
> 
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Magellan GPS OEM 10 Channel -- Looking for
>> pinout
> or any documentation
> 
>> 
> 
>> Unfortunately board have 16-pin i 2 row interface.
> 
>> Here is a photo of the Magellan board:
> 
>> http://users.cbk.waw.pl/~pozoga/oem10.jpg
> 
>> 
> 
>> Mariusz


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