Last updated 31 January 1999
The purpose of this page is to provide information on interfacing Garmin GPS's to Psion organisers and PC compatibles.
This is a UK specific page. Therefore US suppliers, US specific software etc... is not
For a lot of very good information on Garmin GPS's please visit Tom's page at http://www.bridge.de/~tom/garmin.htm.
The first thing you will need is the Garmin connector. For this look at Larry Berg's
Purple Computing page at http://home.cdsnet.net/~purple
Angus Pinkerton is the UK distributor of the connector and his homepage is at http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/angus.pinkerton/
Below is a picture of the Garmin plug.
When assembling this plug the best way that I have found is to use some high quality PVC heat resistant cable. Then use a hot glue gun to hold the wires inplace within the plug. You can also use it outside to make a strain relief.