[ntp:questions] Do I have a lock to my NMEA GPS?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sun Nov 11 18:47:34 UTC 2012


Terje Mathisen wrote:

> 
> I don't know exactly how much power it needs, but since it runs easily 
> on USB power, it has to use less than 500 mA @ 5V (2.5W), and probably 
> significantly less.

If you are using Linux, you can use lsusb to find the declared current 
consumption for the device, which should give you an upper bound on the 
power consumption.



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