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Mini OSD System w/GPS Module

HobbyKing's Mini OSD System w/GPS Module is a light weight no-nonsense OSD that provides a number of vital in-flight stats.

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Inexpensive, light weight, and effective.

The Mini OSD System with GPS module from Hobbyking.com is the ideal on-screen-display for those wanting to keep weight way down while displaying vital info such as RSSI, pack voltage, speed, altitude, and GPS coordinates.

Taken from hobbyking's website: This is a Mini OSD System specially designed for use with small electric powered models. Its light weight and compact design makes it ideal for use on micro planes or any other model where saving weight is crucial.

This GPS OSD system enables you to view vital data real-time while flying your FPV model. Things such as battery voltage, flight time, ground speed and GPS coordinates are all within view while using this system. This is a must have for you FPV model!

Features:

  • GPS Coordinate Display
  • Time Display
  • Ground Speed Display
  • Voltmeter
  • Stopwatch
  • RSSI Receiver Signal Strength Detection
  • Programmable Display Content
  • Supports NTSC and PAL TV Signal
  • Supports Anti-Glare Shade Control Signal
  • Supports Manual Calibration

Specs.

  • Weight: Main Board - 4.6g / GPS Module - 25g
  • Dimensions: Main Board - 34x4x20mm / GPS Module - 45x10x42mm
  • Working Voltage: Main Board - 7.4~12V / GPS Module - 5V

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Old Oct 10, 2013, 12:08 PM
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I found mine to consistently show GPS coordinates that were 40 miles away from where I actually was. That said I wish they would offer just the osd without the GPS puck as it takes up less space than my other simple osd's since all the pins are on one side.
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this osd is best used with the cl-osd code , giving a home arrow and better configuration
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awesome info 007.

Heres a link to it:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1490446
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I'm having issues getting a fix on GPS. Does the GPS require 5v or 12v to operate?
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It says in the specs above: GPS 5v
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this osd is best used with the cl-osd code , giving a home arrow and better configuration
Does this custom code fix the GPS errors? I have heard from several others that this OSD has horrible GPS, and coordinates are often 40-50 miles away from the actual location.
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Does this custom code fix the GPS errors? I have heard from several others that this OSD has horrible GPS, and coordinates are often 40-50 miles away from the actual location.
That sounds more like they didn't have a good enough lock.

I've used it with the cl-osd flash, and whilst it is not the most repsonsive OSD out there, it's great for the price. It's saved me a few times when I've been disorientated.

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That sounds more like they didn't have a good enough lock.

I've used it with the cl-osd flash, and whilst it is not the most repsonsive OSD out there, it's great for the price. It's saved me a few times when I've been disorientated.

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Next time you are in the field, check the coordinates displayed on the OSD against Google Maps.

Does anybody have any in flight footage of this OSD with the CL-OSD firmware?
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the code does have the settings to use the google cord's
i think it fixes the gps pos to with in a few miles ,
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these GPS ARE 10years old ;(
just for fun I connected one to BaseFlight FC, it worked while set NMEA 4800 baud
$15 EBAY UBLOX is 10 times more sensitive at 1/2 weight
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is anyone else having issues with the crappy SIRFSyar II GPS module not wanting to perform a hot/warm start correctly? It takes forever to get a lock. When it finally does, power cycling it causes it to do a cold start and start from scratch trying to get a fix. It doesn't appear that the battery backup is being of any use. It should lock right away after having a fix and then rebooting it, but it ends up taking forever to locate sats. what gives? anyone having this issue?
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The batteries are shot before you get them.
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The batteries are shot before you get them.
ok, that makes sense, so is it just a question of replacing the battery?
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My GPS i think is bad it shows up in china all the time and the elevation is wrong and everything. I flashed it with u-osd, any fix for the gps or should i just buy the ublock gps or another kind?
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