- Will connect any GPS Receiver to any Radar compatible device
- Converts NMEA Message to a Radar Signal
- Communicates at 4800 Baud
- Can use 1-5 Hz updates from receiver
Operation and Technical Specifications
Power Requirements: The SKY SPEED requires 12 volts DC to operate. This power can be supplied by the Radar connector on the monitor. (See Fig.1 below.)
Baud Rate: The GPS Receiver NMEA messages must be sent to SKY SPEED at 4800 Baud.
NMEA Messages: The SKY SPEED requires NMEA message “VTG” to operate. To activate this message, consult your GPS Receiver Manual.
Update Speed: The SKY SPEED can use 1-5Hz updates from the GPS Receiver. It is highly recommended that the GPS Receiver be set to 5Hz for all control system applications.
Serial Cable: A standard serial cable can be used to connect SKY SPEED to the GPS Receiver output.
(See Fig. 2 below.)
|Loup Electronics Inc.||Drill Monitor, LPM II, Delta 34, Apollo|
|John Deere||CT 200, CT 250, CT 300|
|CNH||Early Riser, Planter Performance Center|
|Kinze||KPM II, KM 3000|
|Dickey-john||PM 3000, Land Manager, SC1000, CCS100|
|Great Plains||Planter Monitor|
|Raven||440, 450, (adapter cable required)|
These GPS Receivers are well suited for such applications as Ground Speed input or Yield Mapping.