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USB to Serial Cable
USB to Serial Cable

Connect your iFly GPS to any device that supports NMEA GPS inputs, such as an autopilot, an EFIS, or a fuel flow computer

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This 3ft USB to Serial cable allows you to connect your iFly 520/700/720/740 to any device that supports NMEA GPS inputs, such as an autopilot, an EFIS, or a fuel flow computer. 

When plugged into your iFly, you will be able to configure the specific sentences and desired baud rate.  Or you can simply choose "Standard" to send the most common aviation sentences at 4800 baud.  

Transmission line is pin #3 on the DB-9 serial plug.  Cable length is 36 inches in length. 

(Note: The iFly 520 uses a Mini USB port, the Cable kit will include this Mini USB adapter)

Comments:

  • Serial numbers starting with MB9C will need to check their operating system version by going to the system menu, touching Config, System, and noting the OS serial version.  It should be 2.0.4 or greater.  If they have an earlier version they should call Adventure Pilot for information on upgrading your operating system version. 
     
  • Serial numbers starting with MB03 will need to check their operating system version by going to the system menu, touching Config, System, and noting the OS serial version.  It should be 3.0.5 or greater.  If they have an earlier version they should call Adventure Pilot for information on upgrading your operating system version.
     
  • Some older autopilot units may of the analog type and may require a digital to analog converter.
  • The optional DB9 Breakout Board - Allows for easy termination of Fuel Flow computers, Autopilot Systems, and any other NMEA compatible devices that have a single wire interface.  Simply plug in the breakout board to the USB to Serial cable, and attach the wire to the breakout board pin #3. 

Warning: The iFly 520/700/720/740 is a handheld GPS, not certified by the FAA, and therefore should not be wired into a certified aircraft's autopilot.