I bought a GT-740FL GPS logger to use when running races that disallow GPS devices with displays. This device has no read out, is motion activated and so can be left on for a couple of days.
It only comes with Windows drivers (not tested) and a dreadful manual. Many of the links on the manufacturer’s website are broken. (You may be wondering why I bought it – I read a couple of good reviews online.)
Getting the logs off are quite easy with the right software.
myTracks I use to copy off the GPS logs and I use Trailrunner to log my runs etc.
We see below the main page for myTracks
We now go to preferences.
The first page lands us on General, from here switch to GPS Devices
Once here click on Start GPS Logger Assistant
The GPS Logger Assistant lists all available devices, I filtered it on my device
Here we see the device is listed as a Canmore GT-740FL
Click through and follow the instructions
The device once detected will return with the following defaults, with one exception, the baud rate at the bottom is set to 0. I changed this to the correct baud rate of 4800, this will allow the device to be used as a live GPS device and provide live tracking on myTracks (under the view menu)
I have got live tracking working on Fedora but have not found software that will download the tracks from the device.