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GlobalSat BT-821
5.7 out of 10

GlobalSat BT-821

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Reviews and Problems with GlobalSat BT-821

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Overall 10
10

Purchase was worthe every penney

silvia "Friendswood, Texas", Amazon
3 May 2015
  • Summary: This unit arrived via Parcel Post on a Sunday afternoon.... and after charging it in my car, I paired it with my old Lenovo ThinkPad tablet and it was off to the races. The ThinkPad is running CyanogenMod Android 4.1.1 so there was no need for any helper app like GPS Info..
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

matthew, Amazon
28 April 2015
  • Summary: Excellent!! Use it with my phone, and car nav. Battery last for days depending on use.. Highly recommend
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

John Obenchain, Amazon
24 March 2015
Overall 8
8.0

but slightly annoying. Unfortunately this unit only ships with a car ...

WestCoaster, Amazon
20 March 2015
  • Summary: I'm a 757/767 pilot for one of the US majors, using this GPS receiver with a MS Surface 2 tablet running Jeppesen Flight Deck Pro. The unit acquires a fix rapidly and displays the aircraft position on the Jepp enroute view as well as on the airport diagram.
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Overall 6
6.0

Lacks basic features.

D. Williams "D", Amazon
17 December 2014
  • Summary: I will say it as accurate and quick as one would come to expect. However it lacks a lot of key features that have me debating a return. 1. No mini usb port/charging. It uses an old round DC Jack and you have to purchase a wall charger separately.
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Overall 10
10

Quality product

Cardinal Flyer, Amazon
6 December 2014
  • Summary: Works perfectly at 38k baud. Fast acquire and solid lock on even is less than optimum conditions
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Overall 10
10

follow the direction to setup and it gave me a better accuracy than the phones gps

ugotjeff, Amazon
29 October 2014
  • Summary: use this with my android phone and tablet , follow the direction to setup and it gave me a better accuracy than the phones gps , and now my phone or tablet doesn't have to be in the sun
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Overall 2
2.0

Maybe it is just may particular device/software I pair this ...

John Zimmerman, Amazon
9 October 2014
  • Summary: Maybe it is just may particular device/software I pair this guy with, but it has a fatal flaw. It will often give me a postion that is about 200 feet off. When I notice that and disconnect/reconnect I get the proper position, but it is not always possible to know when it is off.
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Overall 10
10

GPS Bluetooth for kindle fire HDX

bruce stoneman, Amazon
5 August 2014
  • Summary: Works with a kindle fire HDX!! Just need 3 apps, ES file explorer (to run files), towelroot (to root the kindle fire HDX, easy to do but took a while to find on the internet and so many confusing ways to root) and SQLite Editor Pro ( to modify the rooted kindle fire, just changing a 0 to a 1 in some...
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for IOS.

Michael Stein, Amazon
2 August 2014
  • Summary: Apparently not compatible with IOS devices. It would have been nice to know this before ordering it and sending it back.
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