Yes there is a chip and other bits, but nothing that tells me what I need to know about removing the USB plug and wiring directly to the pins on the rpi3...
fmalterre wrote: Is there any chip on this side ?
Gonzothegreat wrote: or, you could find another GPS module and do something like blog.whatgeek.com.pt/2015/03/connect-a-gps-to-the-raspberry-pi/
Happy new year to you too..
HelgeMK wrote: Hi AstroNerd and happy new year!
I am very curious how it works - I would have thought, but do not know, that using the GPIOs of the Pi instead of the USB interface will require another driver that addresses the Pi‘s GPIOs. This is why I was pointing you to the astroberry-diy repository. However, could be that in your case, specifically for the TX/RX and V, GND it does not matter.
It might be necessary to also update the file /etc/default/gps (or similar).
Ihoujin wrote: I would recommend an alternative solution and install a serial GPS breakout board such as this one from Adafruit.
Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout - 66 channel w/10 Hz updates
It is not difficult too install with a some basic skill and configured with GPSD. The external antenna is optional, but does improve the signal greatly. Orientation makes a big difference, ideally aim the breakout board straight up to the sky, or the antenna if you use that.