[time-nuts] Garmin 255W GPS units

Pete Lancashire xyzzypdx at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 19:12:48 UTC 2010

fi they are like 265's you can run them in Fleet mode and that can get
you positional updates something
like once a second.

a goal of mine with the 265W I have in the truck once I come across a
cheap Linux PC in a can that
runs off 12V


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 10:04 PM, jim stephens <jwsmobile at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have access to a large number of these units (~600).  We are in the
> process of scanning them for functional units.
> They are 4" dashtop type car or boat units.  I have played with a functional
> one, and accessed some info with free software, and would of course like to
> get to the actual live position.
> I am open to any ideas from anyone who would like the units which are not
> working for parts.  It appears that the units which have functional
> internals, but no display may be as many as 100 total.  Hopefully no more
> than 50% will be dead, and parts only, but it may go as high as 75%.
> These units appear to have spent time submerged as far as the damage
> sustained.  They are purchased from an insurance salvage situation.
> I have managed to dismantle them down to a housing set, battery, processor
> board, display assembly, and misc. hardware.
> Please contact me at jws<m>obile [at] g[m] ail.com  (removing special
> characters).
> Thanks
> Jim
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