The iGPS-500 is NMEA-0183 (V3.1) standard compliant. If you are looking to use the GPS hardware with a third party application I would suggest for you to verify that the software is compatible with a Baud Rate of 4800 and NMEA-0183 compliant.
Originally posted by ODR
Is the MS/Pharos GPS-500 that I got with Streets & Trips 2008 NMEA 0183 v2 compliant??