Using External GPS Devices with Gaia (Dual XGPS, Bad Elf, etc.)

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    drcorner

    For what it is worth, I am using a Dual XGPS160 with my WiFi only ipad, works great and have yet to have any issues with the Gaia app. Well worth the investment on the components to make a solid GPS set-up.

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    JScottMcDermett

    Assuming you have no internet and are totally relying on the XPGS, do you get a clear picture when you zoom in? 

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    Lucifur

    I use UTM's instead of lon/lat.  I notice that both the Dual XGPS and Bad Elf can't be set to display UTM.  Will UTM still be displayed and recorded on Gaia?

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    Nathan

    @Lucifur
    Yes, you can still view UTM coordinates in Gaia GPS by:

    • open Gaia GPS > Settings > Units >Coordinate Type > UTM Coordinates
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    Lucifur

    @Nathan

    Great! I'm glad the conversion is automatic according to my set-up....

    Thanks!

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    ninemmbill

    Anyone have any experience using a Garmin 64s to bluetooth GPS information to and Ipad using Gaia?

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    Nathan

    @ninemmbill
    Thanks for posting.

    Using a Bluetooth connection you can use the GPS signal from your Garmin 64s within Gaia GPS. After pairing your Garmin 64s with your iPad, Gaia GPS will automatically use GPS signal from your Garmin if it is stronger than the signal from your iPad's internal GPS receiver.

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    ninemmbill

    Thanks, it seems to be working fine, just a little lag with the position updating but not bad.

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