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Member Since: January 11, 2012

Country: United States

  • I have been testing the Venus GPS tonight, I currently have it running. However I was having issues with it for several hours which i tried to figure out what was wrong with it. It would turn on with the LED only turned on very dimly. I eventually figured out that it was because of my bench power supply. My power supply voltage ramps up relatively slowly when the output is enabled. The Venus does not like to be started with a slow supply. If I disconnected it and plugged it back in with the supply turned on the GPS starts fine. It may be a good idea to have a power brownout protection circuit if you install the device in a situation it may experience brownouts.

  • I have been testing the Venus GPS tonight, I currently have it running. However I was having issues with it for several hours which i tried to figure out what was wrong with it. It would turn on with the LED only turned on very dimly. I eventually figured out that it was because of my bench power supply. My power supply voltage ramps up relatively slowly when the output is enabled. The Venus does not like to be started with a slow supply. If I disconnected it and plugged it back in with the supply turned on the GPS starts fine. It may be a good idea to have a power brownout protection circuit if you install the device in a situation it may experience brownouts.

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