Downloads

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Software Updates and Patches

Chart Loader

There is an updated chart loading software which is available for free on our website, we strongly recommend you install this new chart loading software and use it to install all the CAPN chart regions.

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Coast Pilot Pages for The CAPN

The CAPN is equipped to display Coast Pilot pages included on Maptech BSB format chart CDs.

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Error on Startup: WARNING - update for Magnetic

This download corrects an error that will appear when starting The CAPN when the magnetic variation file is out-of-date.

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Variation file needed. Error: Critical Celestial Message - missing setup file

This download corrects an error that will appear when starting CAPN Almanac that indicates that the setup file is missing.

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Utilities

BSB Chart Registration (for Windows Vista)

This is a Microsoft Windows Vista compatible installation and registration application for Maptech Chart CDs and DVDs.

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Fix: Errors Printing, Loading Charts (old KAP files)

When installing BSB4-style ".CAP" chart files, it is possible to still have older BSB-3 style ".KAP" files still in the same chart folder. While this is not a problem for many instances of Maptech products, it can create incompatibilities when printing, transferring charts to Pocket Navigator, and other anomalies.

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HyperTerminal is Missing (or not included in Windows Vista) - MTTTY alternative

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft has elected not to include the "HyperTerminal" accessory. Unfortunately, this is a useful tool for diagnosing difficulties with GPS connections, etc., as it features the ability to "view" the information coming from the GPS into the computer, unencumbered by other applications.

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GPS Drivers

The GlobalSat BU-353 Drivers

The GlobalSat BU-353 is a high performance GPS receiver, designed with SiRF Star III based GPS reciever.  This new-generation GPS chipset has extremely high sensitivity, low power usage (from the USB cable so no external power is necessary), and rapid time-to-fix.  It can track up 20 satellites at a time and update data position every 0.1 seconds.

Features:

  • SiRF Star III High Performance GPS chipset.
  • High sensitivity (Tracking Sensitivity: -159 dBm).
  • Extremely fast TTFF (Time To First Fix) at low signal level.
  • Support NMEA 0183 data protocol.
  • Built-in SuperCap to reserve system data for rapid satellite acquisition.
  • Built-in patch antenna.
  • Super-cohesive magnetic for mounting on the car
  • USB interface connection port.
  • Waterproof and non-slip on the bottom.
  • LED indicator for GPS fix or not fix.
    -> LED OFF: Receiver switch off
    -> LED ON: No fix, signal searching
    -> LED Flashing: Position fixed

Includes:

  • GlobalSat USB GPS Receiver with 5 foot USB cable
  • Software driver
  • Suction cup mount

Power Source: USB cable provides all power for this GPS unit

Compatibility, Drivers, & Utilities:

 

File Name 

OS

Windows 7, Vista, & XP (32 & 64 bit)
Windows CE driver download Windows CE
Mac OSX driver download
Mac GPS Utility download
Mac OSX Universal binary download
Mac OSX*
Mac OSX Leopard driver download Mac OSX Leopard*
Linux driver download Linux*

* = (GPS Receiver only, The CAPN software requires Windows)

Important Note: This product is for the GlobalSat BU-353 GPS receiver only.  This product does not include The CAPN marine navigation software or any charts or maps.  Those items must be purchased separately of this item if desired.


Navibe GM720 USB GPS Drivers

Make sure to download the correct drivers for your particular operating system, you wil need to unzip and double click on the .exe file, let it install the drivers, then plug-in the Navibe GM720 USB GPS device, failure to do so will result in unexpected results.

 

File Name 

File Size 

 Requirements 

  68 KB
Requires Adobe Reader
NavibeGM720_32Vista.zip 1804 KB 32 Bit Version of Windows Vista
NavibeGM720_32XP.zip 1472 KB 32 Bit Version of Windows XP, 2003, 2000, 98SE, ME
NavibeGM720_64Vista.zip 1617 KB 64 Bit Version of Windows Vista
NavibeGM720_64XP.zip 199 KB 64 Bit Version of Windows XP
NavibeGM720_Win7.zip 2375 KB 32 Bit Driver for Windows 7

Rikaline USB GPS Driver

This is the driver for the Rikaline USB GPS that Maptech used to offer as an accessory for its Navigation software products. It is the same driver that is included on the CD that accompanied the GPS and is required to use the GPS on any computer.

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Sealevel 2105 SeaLINK+232 Serial to USB Adapter Driver (for XP and Vista)

This is a Microsoft Windows XP and Vista compatible driver for the Sealevel 2105 SeaLINK+232 Serial to USB Adapter that Maptech recommends as an accessory for its Navigation software products. Besides being for Windows XP, it is suitable for use on newer Windows Vista computers.

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Transystem iGPS-M Pro USB GPS Driver (for Windows XP and Vista)

This is a Microsoft Windows compatible driver for the Transystem iGPS-M Pro USB GPS that Maptech offers as an accessory for its Navigation software products.

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Zenstar USB GPS Driver (for Windows Vista) - BETA

This is a Microsoft Windows Vista compatible driver for the Zenstar USB GPS that Maptech offers as an accessory for its Navigation software products.

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Zenstar USB GPS Driver (for Windows XP)

This is a Microsoft Windows XP compatible driver for the Zenstar USB GPS that Maptech offers as an accessory for its Navigation software products.

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Contacting Technical Support

First browse our website to get the answers you need. If you cannot find them, we suggest sending an email to capn8118@gmail.com.

Support is available to registered users of versions 8.3 and newer from 10 AM to 4 PM EST/EDT, Monday through Friday.

CAPN Software LLC
Fax: 703.759.3266

Email: capn8118@gmail.com


Product Registration

To register your product follow the link below and complete the product registration form, you will receive an email with The CAPN registration code confirming your registration.

Product Registration Form

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