LK8000 for Kobo and Android

/LK8000 for Kobo and Android
LK8000 for Kobo and Android 2018-06-21T13:56:42+00:00

Setup for Android (see below for Kobo):

Simply, follow the following procedure, step by step :

Install the software on your device (link buttons below)

Enable Connectivity mode of your leGPSBip via the Configurator

Still in the Configurator :

  1. deactivate auto power off
  2. change GPS frequency to 1Hz

Enable connectivity from the Configurator

Turn the tablet ON and start the software.

Connect your leGPSBip to your tablet using the provided micro USB OTG cable

Then, only when the software is running, turn ON your leGPSBip

Parameters for LK8000 on Android

In Fly mode

Click on Menu > Config > Config 1/3 > LK8000 setup > Device setup

Device A :

Name : GPSBip

Port : USB:16D0:0BA9

(Note : if this port is not displayed, go back to main screen and wait until “Restarting Comm Port”, then go back to config menu)

Baudrate: 4800 (not important)

Go back to the main screen an wait at least 45sec for the automatic connection

Setup for Kobo:

Simply, follow the following procedure, step by step :

Install the software on your device (link buttons below)

Important : make sure to install “Kobo-install-otg.zip”

Enable Connectivity mode of your leGPSBip via the Configurator

Enable connectivity from the Configurator

Still in the Configurator :

  1. deactivate auto power off
  2. change GPS frequency to 1Hz

Turn the tablet ON and start the software.

Make sure you have the USB Host kernel version (displayed on startup screen)

Connect your leGPSBip to your tablet using the provided micro USB OTG cable

Then, only when the software is running, turn ON your leGPSBip

Parameters for LK8000 on Kobo

In Fly mode

Click on Menu > Config > Config 1/3 > LK8000 setup > Device setup

Device A :

Name : GPSBip or LK8EX1

Port : /dev/ttyACM0 or id:usb-STODEUS_GPSBip_serial_GPS

(Note : if these two ports are not displayed, go back to main screen and wait until “Restarting Comm Port”, then go back to config menu)

Baudrate: 4800 (not important)

Go back to the main screen an wait at least 45sec for the automatic connection

If you need to use an external battery for your Kobo, such as leSolarPad, please use the specific splitter cable.