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 on: September 16, 2014, 01:25:23 pm 
Started by USG_Tech12 - Last post by USG_Tech12
Recently we had a customer find a solution to pairing their Bluetooth device with their Nook tablet.

They found if they rooted their Nook to version Android 4.3.1 they could then enable "developer mode" in order to enable "mock locations" on the android rooted Nook.

They found that the basic Nook OS wasn't able to support an external GPS so they found their own solution to issue.

This is just an FYI for any other customers that are trying to pair a Bluetooth device with their own Nook device.

Thank you again to the customer that shared their solution to a problem they were having. Thank you!

 on: September 14, 2014, 10:11:11 am 
Started by MisterMagoo - Last post by jale
Want to bump this thread, as I have the same issue as MisterMagoo.

I'm on latest firmware (F-GGB-2O-1407041 from July 24th 2014).

Only using cadence and HR sensors (both the original that came with the GB-580).

I only have problem with the HR sensor. It spikes to 240 after maybe 25-30 minutes of use, and then stays at 240 for the rest of the workout. Sometimes it goes back to normal, but not for long.
I have changed the battery in the sensor, and re-paired it with the GB580 (turned HR off, then scanned for it again).

I imported the workout in SportTracks, and this is the graph of the HR. I highly doubt that I ever was above 190bpm. Also plotted cadence, so that you can see that this sensor is always working.
As the cadence sensor is working, I guess that it is the HR sensor that is messing up.

I also have the .gpx file (or any other file-type of the workout) if this will help.

 on: September 08, 2014, 01:38:55 pm 
Started by gerhard - Last post by USG_TECH9
If anyone is having issues with configuring the GB-580 via the Training Gym Pro software, there's a new version available: 1.80.

Please contact me via email, and I will send you the link to test out this latest version:


 on: September 08, 2014, 12:11:08 pm 
Started by Mariozg - Last post by USG_TECH9
If anyone would like to test the latest version of Training Gym Pro 1.80, please send an email to and I will provide you a link to download it and test it.

We would really like your feedback on this latest version.



 on: September 07, 2014, 02:57:24 pm 
Started by Mariozg - Last post by albert
I have already forwarded this issue to our engineers.

I will let you know when it's resolved.


The latest Training Gym Pro_V1.80_0901 works OK, now they have to release it official.
I was wrong about the firmware, after all TGPro needed to be modified to let it work.

 on: September 04, 2014, 03:19:56 pm 
Started by albert - Last post by albert
Hello all, the software works now with configuration sending to the device. You have to use TPGPRO Training Gym Pro_V1.80_0901 :D
Thanks to the support, but why didn't they tell us regular users and testers?????? :-\

 on: August 28, 2014, 01:23:31 pm 
Started by korivo - Last post by TheWiseFool
So I managed to open my GB-580P with a razor and some gentle pulling. I confirmed I have the same issue. In fact, I can pull the pin on the left side of your pic cleanly out of the circuit board (but for some reason, not the right pin even though it's similarly loose {almost as if it were attached to something on the other side of the board}).

1st image shows I can cleanly remove the left pin.

2nd image shows what appears to be a mounting plate behind the GPS antenna. This might be what the GPS detaches from when in use. I use this GPS solely for mountain biking so it sees A LOT of rattle. I would probably try to attach it using some glue that adds a small amount of damping (i.e. cocking or similar rubber based adhesive).

Unfortunately, I don't have a torx screwdriver small enough to remove the board. I'll try to acquire one to do more digging. Are those two pins and the corresponding holes/connectors the method of connection to the gps circuitry? I'm hesitant to solder the connectors and glue the gps onto the mounting plate without confirmation. If someone could upload pics of the backside of the circuit board that would be awesome!

P.S. If you want to send me a GB-1000 for beta testing, I'd happily comply. I work as a Quality Engineer for a major auto manufacturer and have extensive experience with teardowns and quality reports.

My GB580P also rattles inside. There seems to obviously be a problem. I just opened the case on my unit ant the antenna is not soldered.

Should they be soldered or just glued so it doesn't rattle?


 on: August 24, 2014, 01:36:25 am 
Started by marcroth - Last post by marcroth
Thanks Gerhard,

so, probably not worth updating. I still use mine every other day and am happy with it.

Only one little thing annoyed me in the last 2 months: twice on some long workouts (5hrs biking) it corrupted the activity header upon saving. Thus, couldn't download the activity nor look at it on the watch - only solution was to "delete all" (and obviously loose those 5hrs).

Anyway, will use it until it breaks and then see what's around (in absence of further development from Globalsat, maybe Fenix2 or Ambit2?)


 on: August 22, 2014, 10:56:42 am 
Started by Mariozg - Last post by USG_TECH9
I have already forwarded this issue to our engineers.

I will let you know when it's resolved.



 on: August 22, 2014, 01:59:03 am 
Started by Mariozg - Last post by albert
Hello, yes you get this message because of the update from the firmware. Globalsat made a mistake there, and we have to wait till they fix it.

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