It's good to have a complete selection of ethernet hardware. A 10BASE-T crossover is especially handy for hooking your Butterfly up to another laptop. Sometimes a small 10BASE2 (thinnet) is the way to go.
I like using a security cable to lock my Butterfly to a piece of furniture in the hotel room. Obviously it doesn't make the notebook theft proof but it prevents an opportunist from walking in and walking out with it.
Note: The MicroBolt M307 is also works with the
According to a recent mailing, you can order it directly from DeLorme for $125 (plus $7 shipping) using the priority code BE110. The code also lets you upgrade from Street Atlas USA 4.0 to 5.0 for $25 ((plus $5 shipping). If you buy a TripMate, I recommend also getting the optional external power kit which lets you get power either from the mouse port or a car cigarette lighter socket. It's $39 but comes with the special jumper plug you need to convert your TripMate to accept power from the serial cable.
There's also a neat hack called
that lets you see where satellites are positioned in the sky.
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