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Ok gang, is the Serial programming cable (that comes with the unit) and the optional GPS cable the same cable ?
 

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the serial cable that comes with the unit is more for programing/virtual control etc.

It *can sometimes* be used to hook up a serial GPS, however *most* GPS units will need another cable (a null modem adapter / gender changer) in order to hook the cables up together.

It will all depend on what cable is coming out of your GPS / what hookup your GPS currently has.
But most people do have to buy another GPS cable, or at least a null modem adapter/gender changer.
 

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Different gender, and pins swapped (so, as noted by kris, the additional gender changer / null modem adapter is not necessary).
 
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